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Rustenberg John X Merriman 2013 Wine Review

Rustenberg John X Merriman 2013

Rustenberg John X Merriman 2013

Simonsberg Stellenbosch W.O., South Africa

Community Score:91/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $24.95

Drink: 2017-2022

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Rustenberg

Agent: Woodman Wines & Spirits

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This Rustenberg John X Merriman 2013 was reviewed on September 16, 2017 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Rachelle O'Connor rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

A full bodied South African red blend (Cabernet Sauvignon 49%, Merlot 38%, and a touch of Cab Franc, Petit Verdot and Malbec) with aromas of blackberry, cassis and oak. Firm tannins and tight fruit on the palate - cherry, blackberry, dark chocolate, cedar and oak. Complex and concentrated.
John X Merriman (2013) is a deep red wine blend of 49% Cabernet Sauvignon, 38% Merlot and a combination of Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot and Malbec wine grapes. This robust red from the Simonsberg Stellenbosch region is so named after Rustenberg's former owner. Cherry, cedar and dark chocolate on the nose, this wine is showing, ripe, rich black fruit, dark chocolate and spice on the palate Drink now and for the next three years. - Community Wine Reviews
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