RUBICON 2016
MEERLUST

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.

  • Intense blackberry, and dark currant, layers of gentle oak and sweet spices.
  • The palate is structured, with plenty of dark berries and creamy vanilla, velvety tannins and a long finish.
  • Drinks beautifully now or tuck it away for an other 30 years.
  • Drink it with slow cooked rib of beef with homemade BBQ sauce.
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Meerlust

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 ...

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Product code
14ARM16
Wine type
Red
Bottle size
75cl
Origin
South Africa > Stellenbosch
Producer
Meerlust
Vintage
2016
Grape varieties
Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot
Production
conventional