Rustenberg John X Merriman 2012, Simonsberg Stellenbosch, 14%, £13.99 /€20-22

Sat, Apr 4, 2015, 00:00

   
  • Wine Title: Rustenberg John X Merriman
  • Country: South Africa
  • Colour: red
  • Grape: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot, Malbec
  • Region: Simonsberg-Stellenbosch
  • Vintage Year: 2012
  • Wine Maker: Rustenberg
  • Guideline Price: €20.00
  • Alcohol content: 14
  • Available at: James Nicholson jnwine.com; Sweeneys Glasnevin

Smooth ripe cassis balanced nicely by an earthy tannic edge and a touch of cigar box.