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Meerlust 'Rubicon', Stellenbosch, South Africa

Stellenbosch, South Africa


Tasting Notes

A deep and youthful colour with the classic Rubicon aromas of violets, ripe plum, cedar wood and spice. This is a delicious full-bodied red packed with dark fruit and rounded, linear tannins.

Food Matches

Beef, Lamb & Pork

Wine Profile

Wine Type Red Wine

Vintage 2016

Style Full & Rich Reds

Country South Africa

Region Stellenbosch

Grower Name Meerlust

Grape Variety Cabernet Sauvignon

ABV 14.00%

Closure Natural Cork

Bottle Size 75cl

Allergens Sulphites





Long recognized for producing world-class wines, Meerlust Estate has been the pride of the Myburgh family since 1756. Today, the traditional dedication to the art of winemaking continues under the guidance of Hannes Myburgh, eighth generation custodian of this seventeenth-century national monument.Meerlust, with its historic manor house, classic wine cellar, family cemetery,… Read More

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Stellenbosch is arguably the most important wine-producing region in the Republic of South Africa, and home to the country's only University offering professional degrees in both Oenology and Viticulture.Situated to the east and just inland from Cape Town, the region produces many of the country's finest red wines from a range of varieties including Cabernet… Read More

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Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon is a black grape variety which produces red wines of high quality in many wine-producing regions world-wide. Its hallmark characteristics are black fruit flavours, particularly blackcurrant, and often a menthol or eucalyptus secondary note. It is a hardy grape able to grow in both hot and cooler climates alike.Cabernet Sauvignon's traditional home is… Read More

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