Rust en Vrede Estate 2016
Specialising in the production of red wine only, Rust en Vrede has established itself as one of South Africa ’s premium red wine estates. Full-bodied and complex, Rust en Vrede wines reflect the uniqueness of the Stellenbosch terroir. Rust en Vrede is a remarkable three hundred years old wine tradition synonymous with wines produced by Stellenbosch’s private estates.
Colour : Inky black.
Bouquet : Floral (rose petals), cassis, plums, prunes and black berries. Chocolate & mocha undertone.
Palate : Huge structure. Ripe fruit flavours. Good acidity / fruit / wood balance. Rose petals, mocha and cloves. Mouth coating silky tannins. Long lingering aftertaste.
Decant for optimum enjoyment. 18 months in new French and American oak.