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Size: 750ml.

WS 90 WE 88


Specialising in the production of red wine only, Rust en Vrede has established itself as one of South Africa’s premium red wine estates. Full-bodied and complex, Rust en Vrede wines reflect the uniqueness of the Stellenbosch terroir. Rust en Vrede is proud to be part of a remarkable three hundred year old wine tradition and continues to pursue the excellence synonymous with wines produced by Stellenbosch’s private estates.

Colour: Ruby red.
Aroma: Rich plum and chocolate aromas infused with a soft spiciness and hints of blueberries.
Palate: The initial impression gives rise to fresh berry flavours, this is backed up by rich plush tannins on the mid palate.

Reviews:

"Gutsy but polished, with ambitious mocha- and vanilla-tinged toast leading the way for thickly layered plum sauce, fig and currant paste notes. The long, fleshy finish opens up in the glass. Drink now through 2011. 1,450 cases made. –JM" -Rated 90, Wine Spectator

"A delicious, savory nose of marinated beef, basil, chopped herbs and spice give this Merlot an enticing start. On the palate it's a chewy, earthy red with blasamic and pepper accents. A very interesting wine with solo sipping appeal, though pair with duck or a steak for added appeal. - S.K. (11/15/2008)" -Rated 88, Wine Enthusiast