Rust En Vrede Estate Merlot 2005, Wo Stellenbosch

Merlot Merlot
South Africa

$18.95 (68759)

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89 pts
6
October 11, 2008

Critic Reviews (6)

Winecurrent
Winecurrent

This wine was made using one-quarter new oak barrels. The bouquet exhibits notes of cherry, cassis, leather and lead....

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Gord Stimmell
Gord Stimmell

Not great in every vintage, but the 2005 is a standout. The hue is inky dark. Aromas are rich with plum jam, cedar...

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Ted Able
Ted Able

Structured tannins, well-built, long finish.

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John Stewart
John Stewart

A South African Merlot with a touch more depth and complexity than the average. This is a solid mouthful of wine,...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

A South African Merlot with a touch more depth and complexity than the average. This is a solid mouthful of wine,...

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Vintages
Vintages

Fresh, sumptuous fruit, anchored by firm, dry base signal compatible modern/traditional fusion in 2005. Needs further...

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