The winery Meerlust Wine Estate elaborates this Meerlust Rubicon Stellenbosch , a red wine from Stellenbosch made of cabernet franc, petit verdot, merlot and cabernet sauvignon. The Meerlust Rubicon Stellenbosch is the ideal red to combine with game and cheese. Drinks&Co users reviewed this red wine with 4 of 5 points.
“TASTING NOTES:View: Deep ruby with garnet reflexes.Nose: exotic aromas of plum, sandalwood and perfume, even with a touch of creamy vanilla.Mouth: The palate is medium bodied with dark fruit flavor of cassis and blackberry, followed by an agile tannic structure with juicy fruit.APPELLATION: StellenboschVINEYARD: MeerlustGRAPES: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot.PREPARATION: The Merlots were the star of the vintage. The varieties are fermented separately with a combination of remontage and delistageWINE PAIRING: Ideal to serve with venison, game, roast beef and cheese nobleman.RECOMMENDED SERVING TEMPERATURE: 18 ° C - 20 ° CALCOHOL: 14%”
“Dark ruby red, smoky, reminiscent almost of peat fragrance, also notes of ripe blackberries, subtle Roest notes of coffee, smoke and tobacco, feinwuerzig, strong Fruchtfuelle, good density, fine flavor, firm tannins, long lasting, elegant. Goes with: spicy game pies, braised leg of lamb, game birds and aged hard cheeses.”