Rust en Vrede Estate Wine 1998

San Francisco International Wine Competition 2002 - Gold
The South African Trophy Wine Show 2002 - Bronze

Deep purple red colour. Massively rich aromas with an array of ripe cherry and blackberry, exoticly spiced. The palate is packed with these flavours - deeply concentrated. Almost explosively mouth filling, with a fine tannin finish.


variety : Cabernet Sauvignon | 60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Shiraz, 10% Merlot
winemaker : Louis Strydom
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 13.0 % vol  rs : 2.6 g/l  pH : 3.53  ta : 6.6 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry   wooded
pack : Bottle  

AWARDS
San Francisco International Wine Competition 2002 - Gold
The South African Trophy Wine Show 2002 - Bronze
John Platter 2002 - 5 Stars
Gold medal (88/100) at Mundus Vini
in the vineyard : Vineyards situated on north facing slopes and at the end of the valley hence slightly warmer conditions. Deep red soils. A mixture of weathered granite and a small percentage of clay, Clovelly and Hutton structure.

in the cellar : The Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz and Merlot was vinified separately and left to mature in 225L French and American oak barrels for 18 months. The wine was then blended and bottled and left to mature another 18 months.

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