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2011 Reyneke Wines Capstone Red Blend Stellenbosch
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88(+?)? Points | International Wine Cellar , May/June 2013

(45% cabernet sauvignon, 36% merlot and 19% cabernet franc):  Good bright, dark red.  Aromatically complex nose offers currant and raspberry complicated by leather and exotic flowers, plus an intrusive whiff of adhesive tape.  Juicy and tightly wound, with currant fruit accented by pepper and spice notes.  Finishes edgy and ungiving, with a serious tannic spine.  I'm not sure where this can go in bottle.

92 Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate

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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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