Rust en Vrede Estate 2001 Bottle size: 750ml

South Africa, Stellenbosch
R1,350
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(4 In Stock)

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91
WS
Brokerage
'Offers lots of juicy blackberry, black currant and briar flavors supported by tar, spice, bramble and dark chocolate notes. Despite its dark profile, it's vibrant and open through the finish. Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz and Merlot. Drink now through 2007. 1,250 cases imported.' - James Molesworth, Wine Spectator, 91/100 (Tasted in 2005).

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More Information
Condition Secondary market
Winemaker Louis Strydom
Alcohol 14%
Body Full-bodied
Blend information 53% Cabernet Sauvignon, 35% Shiraz, and 12% Merlot.
Variety Blend
Rating WS 91
Technical analysis pH – 3,75 Acidity – 6,3 g/l Res. sugar – 2,3 g/l
Producer information Rust en Vrede was established in 1694 but since 1977 has followed a 'red wine only' approach, focusing on Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah and Merlot. This approach has allowed them to fine tune their vineyards while keeping things simple and focused. Coenie Snyman, winemaker at Rust en Vrede since 2007, has quietly tweaked the style of their wines and brought more freshness and elegance to these reds while, most importantly, retaining their power. Rust en Vrede has received many accolades over the years but cites their most memorable as having their wine chosen by President Nelson Mandela to be served at the Nobel Peace Prize dinner.
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