Rust en Vrede Merlot 2017

Rust & Vrede Estate (Stellenbosch)

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The Rust en Vrede Merlot 2017 (£13.51): a red wine from Stellenbosch produced by Rust & Vrede Estate vinified with merlot from 2017 and shows an alcoholic strength of 14.87%. According to Drinks&Co users, this red wine earns 4 out of 5 points.

Technical sheet · Rust en Vrede Merlot

Type Of Wine: red wine
Vintage: 2017 Other vintages
2016 and 2015
Appellation:Stellenbosch (Western Cape,South Africa)
Winery: Rust & Vrede Estate
Volume: 75cl
Grapes: Merlot
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 14.87%

Description · Rust & Vrede Estate

Rust en Vrede Merlot 2017 (Merlot)

TASTING NOTES:

  • View: red sharp, youthful reflexes.
  • Nose: ripe plums, blackberries, licorice, thyme and cured meats.
  • Boca: the same sensations in olfactory, complex, juicy and salty phase, spices, fruit firm structure.

APPELLATION: Stellenbosch.

GRAPES: 100% Merlot.

AGEING: 14 months in oak barrels with 100% French medium roast.

PREPARATION: harvest between 20 February and 16 March 2017. malolactic fermentation in barrel.

PAIRING: beef and lamb.

RECOMMENDED SERVING TEMPERATURE: 14-16 ° C

ALCOHOL: 14.87%

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4/5

Rust en Vrede Merlot 2017

- This Merlot offering from Rust en Vrede, affirms their excellence as red wine specialists.
- Ripe plums, mulberry, liquorice, thyme and cured meats on the nose follow through on the palate - showing this complex wine as juicy and savoury simultaneously.
- Judicious use of oak alongside skin...
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Reviews about Rust en Vrede Merlot 2016

Thedrinkshop
Thedrinkshop

4/5

- This Merlot offering from Rust en Vrede, affirms their excellence as red wine specialists.
- Ripe plums, mulberry, liquorice, thyme and cured meats on the nose follow through on the palate -...
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4/5

Wine color is deep red with purple hues. The initial aroma is reminiscent of crushed blackberries and red fruits, coffee, warm hints of fruit with alcohol. By have developed warm aromas maturation...
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Reviews about Rust en Vrede Merlot 2015

Thedrinkshop
Thedrinkshop

4/5

- Aroma- Dark fruit and ripe plum aromas infused with subtle hints of tobacco.
- Palate- Round, juicy mid-palate with a good balance of subtle and textured tannins make this a very approachable wine.
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4/5

Rust & Vrede Estate Merlot 2015
Wine color is deep red with purple hues. The initial aroma is reminiscent of crushed blackberries and red fruits, coffee, warm hints of fruit with alcohol. By have developed warm aromas maturation...
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Vinexus Wein Shop

4/5

Rust-en-Vrede Estate 2015
Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Shiraz gives this powerful, concentrated and long-lived composition a unique character.
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