Rubicon is an Iconic Bordeaux style blend from the renowned South African winery Meerlust. The 2016 vintage has slightly more Merlot and Cabernet Franc in the blend than previous years, which gives it incredible grace and a silky smooth texture.
The beautiful manor house where Meerlust is based has been home to owner Hannes Myburgh’s family since 1756. In the 1960s Meerlust began planting Cabernet Sauvignon, then Merlot and Cabernet Franc in order to imitate ...Learn more
“The 2016 Rubicon has an expressive nose of mulberry with subtle oak and red and brown spices. Comprised of 49% Cabernet Sauvignon, 28% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Franc and 3% Petit Verdot, the full-bodied palate is still tight and structured with a grippy, chewy edge, but elegance can be gained with age and this wine ends well structured with focused balance.”