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Rustenberg John X Merriman 2019 Wine Review

Rustenberg John X Merriman 2019

Rustenberg John X Merriman 2019

Simonsberg Stellenbosch W.O., South Africa

Community Score:90/100

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Price: $24.95

Drink: 2021-2025

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Rustenberg

Agent: Woodman Wines & Spirits

Natalie's Score: 90/100

From the Simonsberg Stellenbosch wine region, Rustenberg's John X Merriman 2019 is a full-bodied and plushy Bordeaux-style red blend of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Petit Verdot and Cabernet Franc from the estate winery. Fragrant on the nose and vibrant on the palate with black currant, dark plum, cherry, blueberry, cigar box and savoury herb flavours. Good now, but also made for ageing. The wine is named in honour of a former owner of Rustenberg, John Xavier Merriman, who bought the farm in 1892 in sympathy with farmers suffering from the phylloxera crisis. He played a key role in revitalizing Rustenberg and tourism.

Food pairings: prime rib roast, roast duck, grilled sausages on the barbie.

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This Rustenberg John X Merriman 2019 was reviewed on October 29, 2021 by Natalie MacLean

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