Rust en Vrede Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2000

90 Points Wine Spectator August 2003
Garnet red with a tawny rim. Array of berry flavors, ripe fruit and earthiness. Long and concentrated finish, this wine is elegant, well balanced with a soft tannin structure.


variety : Cabernet Sauvignon | 100% Cabernet Sauvignon
winemaker : Louis Strydom
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 13.0 % vol  rs : 2.2 g/l  pH : 3.71  ta : 5.8 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry   wooded
pack : Bottle  

AWARDS
Wine offers a greater range of enjoyment and appreciation than possibly any other purely sensory thing which may be purchased.

90 Points Wine Spectator August 2003
in the vineyard : Climate: Mediterranean –rainfall ± 650mm per annum. Vineyards situated on north facing slopes and at the end of the valley hence slightly
warmer conditions.

Soil: Deep red soils. A mixture of weathered granite and a small percentage of clay, Clovelly and Hutton structure.

in the cellar : Fermented in open top fermentation vats, pressed and left to mature in French 225L barrels for 14 months. Bottled and left to mature.

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