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Rust En Vrede Shiraz Stellenbosch 2008

Winemaker's Notes:

Auge: dunkelrot; Nase: Aromen nach Brombeeren, Himbeeren und Kirschen; Gaumen: vollmundig, gut ausgewogen mit einer komplexen Struktur. Weich integrierte Tannine. Elegant und opulent im Abgang.

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Rust en Vrede Wine Estate:
For 315 years Rust en Vrede has stood peacefully among the vineyards of Stellenbosch. Through centuries there were periods when wine was produced, but for the last 32 years our family have specialized in producing only red wine with the focus on Shiraz, Cabernet and Merlot. Many accolades have been bestowed upon the estate and some of the more memorable were when Rust en Vrede was chosen by P... Read more
For 315 years Rust en Vrede has stood peacefully among the vineyards of Stellenbosch. Through centuries there were periods when wine was produced, but for the last 32 years our family have specialized in producing only red wine with the focus on Shiraz, Cabernet and Merlot. Many accolades have been bestowed upon the estate and some of the more memorable were when Rust en Vrede was chosen by President Nelson Mandela to be served at the Nobel Peace Prize dinner, hosting the King and Queen of Denmark for a lunch with my family at the Manor House, and when Rust en Vrede was nominated as the first South African red wine in the Top 100 Wines of the World. This honour was repeated for four consecutive years. Today Rust en Vrede continues to be a fine example of what Stellenbosch is all about and we will strive to be a driving force in promoting our wines, our region and ultimately our country. You are always welcome at Rust en Vrede and on behalf of my family and colleagues, we are looking forward to your visit. Read less

External Reviews for Rust En Vrede Shiraz Stellenbosch

External Review
Source: WineChateau.com
03/27/2010

Colour :Bright Ruby Red.Aroma :Black currant aromas are prominent with notes of black forest cake.Palate :A delicate wine with soft juicy tannins making it very accessible on the palate. Hints of oak spice is also prevalent.


External Review
Source: Flaschenpost Weinservice GmbH
02/29/2012

Auge: schwarzes Rot; Nase: reife Aromen nach Brombeeren, Johanisbeeren, Kassis und Pfefferminze; Gaumen: schwarze Beeren, reife Früchte, Eiche, weiche Tannine mit einem lang anhaltenden Abgang.


External Review
Source: Flaschenpost Weinservice GmbH
05/10/2011

Auge: dunkelrot; Nase: Aromen nach Brombeeren, Himbeeren und Kirschen; Gaumen: vollmundig, gut ausgewogen mit einer komplexen Struktur. Weich integrierte Tannine. Elegant und opulent im Abgang.



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Auge: dunkelrot; Nase: Aromen nach Brombeeren, Himbeeren und Kirschen; Gaumen: vollmundig, gut ausgewogen mit einer komplexen Struktur. Weich integrierte Tannine. Elegant und opulent im Abgang.

Wine Specs:

Sugar: 2.60 g/l grams per liter

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