From one of the most respected estates in South Africa. With ripe black fruit flavours and a hint of leather and tobacco with a long lingering finish.
South African red wine from Stellenbosch South Africa, made with Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Cabernet Franc.
Meerlust Estate is one of the most respected estates in Stellenbosch and has been owned by the Myburgh family since 1756. Located fifteen kilometers south of Stellenbosch, all their wines are made from grapes grown on the Estate. Cellar Master, Chris Williams has worked in Bordeaux alongside guru eonologist Michel Rolland. Meerlust is famous for its Rubicon, named after the Rubicon river in Rome, that was crossed by Julius Cesar and changed the course of history of the Roman empire. View our selection.
The 10.50 hectares of vineyards are planted on various soil and a further 33 hectares are suitable for vines. The richest clay soils are planted with Merlot while Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc are planted on well-drained, warmer, predominantly granite gravel soils. Chardonnay is planted in well drained alluvial soils.
Four red wines are produced; Pinot Noir, Merlot, Rubicon Cabernet Sauvignon and a white Chardonnay