Rubicon 2017

Rubicon 2017
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Rubicon is an Iconic Bordeaux style blend from the renowned South African winery Meerlust. Each vintage has slightly different blending proportions depending on the years weather conditions and the performance of the grapes. In years where there is more Merlot the wines are graceful and silky. In years where Cabernet Sauvignon dominates, more fruit intensity and power can be found.

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Rubicon 2017
Cabernet Sauvignon grapes on vine

MeerlustMeet the Maker

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 and even surpass the great wines of Bordeaux. The results have been thoroughly pleasing, with…

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  • 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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Wine Type
Wine, Classic, Red
Bottle Size
South Africa > Western Cape
Grape Varieties
Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot
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