Rust en Vrede Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

Cabernet Sauvignon | Stellenbosch,  South Africa
Established in 1694, Rust en Vrede is proud to be part of a remarkable three hundred year old wine tradition. Since 1977 the Engelbrecht family has specialized in the exclusive production of red wines. Proprietor Jean Engelbrecht has worked to establish Rust en Vrede as one of South Africa's premium red wine estates, with full-bodied and complex wines that reflect the uniqueness of its Helderberg terroir. The palate shows wonderful complexity with juicy, fruit driven flavors that integrate with smooth, velvety tannins to create a bold yet elegant finish.

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Rust en Vrede Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

Details

  • Style

    Complex, Elegant, Fruit Forward, Juicy

  • Varietal

    Cabernet Sauvignon

  • Flavor

    Black Currant, Chocolate, Mocha, Plum

  • Aroma

    Aromas of ripe plum, blackcurrant, mocha and dark chocolate with hints of sweet caramel biscuit form a rish and powerful character.

  • Pairings

    BBQ, Beef, Game, Lamb, Meat, Chocolate, Steak, Cheese

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Established in 1694, Rust en Vrede is proud to be part of a remarkable three hundred year old wine tradition. Since 1977 the Engelbrecht family has specialized in the exclusive production of red wines. Proprietor Jean Engelbrecht has worked to establish Rust en Vrede as one of South Africa's premium red wine estates, with full-bodied and complex wines that reflect the uniqueness of its Helderberg terroir. The palate shows wonderful complexity with juicy, fruit driven flavors that integrate with smooth, velvety tannins to create a bold yet elegant finish.

Wine Facts

BOTTLE SIZE

750 ml

ALCOHOL %

14.5%

WINEMAKER

Coenie Snyman

AGING

Matured for 18 months in 100% French oak barrels with medium toast. The wine undergoes bottle maturation for a further 9 months before being released.

FERMENTATION

Primary fermentation took 7 days, followed by 14-21 days maceration. Malolactic fermentation took place in barrels.

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