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2007 Rust en Vrede Estate Wine

Varietal Cabernet Sauvignon , Syrah , Merlot
Category Reds
Country South Africa
Producer Rust en Vrede

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2007 Rust en Vrede Estate Wine



Congratulations! You've stumbled on to one of South Africa's iconic wines. The Rust en Vrede is one of our top five bottles that can single-handedly turn any wine lover into a South African wine enthusiast. Crafted with a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz, and Merlot grown on the Rust en Vrede Estate in Stellenbosch, this could pass for a top Bordeaux or blue-chip California Cabernet, combined with a structured Cornas from the northern Rhone. With radiant aromas of tobacco, dark fruit, chocolate, granite, and blue flowers, the Rust en Vrede exudes structured-yet-supple flavors of cassis, black olive, subtle oak, and a piercing beam of fresh raspberry fruit that lingers throughout the finish. Yes, this is very enjoyable on its own. However, do yourself a favor and enjoy this beauty from the appropriate stemware with the hearty meal of your choice. We'd suggest a porterhouse for two with potato gratin or slow-braised short ribs served with a heap of lightly dressed arugula dusted with Parmigiano Reggiano. 

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