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Meerlust 2008 Rubicon

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  • Vintage 2008
  • 75cl Bottle
  • Red Wine
  • 74% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Merlot, 11% Cabernet Franc
  • Ageing Potential - 15-20 yrs
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Technical Details
Product Dimensions40 x 15.7 x 12.5 cm
Manufacturer reference-
Storage InstructionsStore in a cool, dry, temperate place.
Country of originSouth Africa
Alcohol Content15 % Vol
BrandMeerlust
TypeRed_wine
Vintage2008
Dominant VarietalCabernet Sauvignon
TasteVery deep, youthfull colour, and intense almost purple hue. Very classic Rubicon nose with violets, ripe plum, cedar wood and intense spiciness. Still young and still intense, promising further maturation potential. The palate is full bodied, structured but packed with fresh dark fruit and rounded, linear tannins.
CuisineVenison, game, pot roast and noble cheese
FormatGlass bottle
Age Range Description18+
Region Produced InStellenbosch
Varietal CompositionCabernet Sauvignon; Merlot;
Package Informationcl
Manufacturer/ProducerMeerlust
  
Additional Information
ASINB0077DRTF2
Best Sellers Rank 76,793 in Grocery (See top 100)
Shipping Weight1.6 Kg
Date First Available6 April 2013
  
 

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Very deep, youthfull colour, and intense almost purple hue. Very classic Rubicon nose with violets, ripe plum, cedar wood and intense spiciness. Still young and still intense, promising further maturation potential. The palate is full bodied, structured but packed with fresh dark fruit and rounded, linear tannins. This is the new vintage - 2008



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Sometimes you have a wine that just makes you stock in your tracks. We even paused the tele! An incredible Bordeaux beater of a wine from a stellar winery. Allow to breathe before drinking and enjoy over the next 10 years with beef!
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