Meerlust Rubicon 2016, Stellenbosch, South Africa
AWARD: International Wine & Spirit Competition - Silver.
Producer: Meerlust Estate
Country Hierarchy: Coastal Region, Western Cape, South Africa
Grape/Blend: Bordeaux Blend Red (70% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Franc)
Food Suggestion: Beef and steak
Wine Style: Red - Bold and Structured
Alcohol Content: 13.9%
A Merlot and Cabernet blend, Rubicon is one of the Cape's leading claret-style wines. Complex, ripe, plummy flavours owe in part to cool afternoon breezes, a result of Meerlust being the closest Stellenbosch estate to the sea.