Rust en Vrede Merlot 2017
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’s wines reflect the uniqueness of Stellenbosch terroir. Rust en Vrede is a remarkable three hundred years old wine tradition synonymous with wines produced by Stellenbosch’s private estates.
Colour : Crimson garnet.
Aroma : Red berries, fruitcake, floral notes and perfume balanced with subtle oak.
Palate : Rich, concentrated red berry flavours. Vanilla, prune and fruitcake add further personality to this wine made for seafood and lighter meat dishes. Velvety, the finish lingers with loads of spice. A ccessible now, this wine shows legs that require ageing in the bottle. Enjoy this great food wine now through 2010. 15 months in new French oak barrels.