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2007 JOHN X MERRIMAN, Rustenberg. Stellenbosch, SA (Magnum)

Bin:  899

Alcohol percentage:  14.5%

Area:

The Rustenberg estate is on the Simonsberg Mountain, just outside the town of Stellenbosch

Grape variety:

51% Cabernet Sauvignon, 36% Merlot, 7% Petit Verdot, 4% Cabernet Franc, 2% Malbec; matured for 21 months in French oak (35% new oak)

Producer:

Rustenberg has been producing grapes since 1682 and wine since 1892. It was bought in 1941 by Peter and Pamela Barlow bought Rustenberg and is now run by their son Simon. This wine is named after a previous owner who became Prime Minister of South Africa

Maturity potential:

2011-2018

Old Bridge rating:

One of the most genuinely Bordeaux-like of the new world Bordeaux-style reds on our list. There’s a dry, cedary edge which may seem a little ‘firm’ at first, but works brilliantly with the right food

Food match:

Treat it as a claret – classic roasts would work best

£29.95

£28.45 per bottle in a mixed case of 6 bottles
£26.96 per bottle in a mixed case of 12 bottles

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