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2007 Meerlust Estate Rubicon Stellenbosch
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92 Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - May 2011

74% cabernet sauvignon, 15% merlot and 11% cabernet franc.  Bright, saturated ruby-red.  Brooding aromas of cassis, dark chocolate, licorice, violet and pepper.  Dense, broad and sweet, with a youthful reserve to the intense flavors of dark berries, tobacco and spices.  Already shows a plush texture but there's terrific sappy energy at the core.  Finishes very long and aromatic, with fine, building tannins and the structure for long aging.

89 Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate

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A great smooth red.
by mistrykanesage
I drank this for years in South Africa. I love it its so smooth.


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South Africa has produced wines in the area of Cape Town since the 17th century, but the country's significant place in the U.S. market is far more recent. During the era of apartheid, trade sanctions imposed on imports from South Africa kept these wines out of the U.S. and many other markets, with the effect that local South African winemakers had little incentive to produce wines that could compete in a global setting...
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