RUSTENBERG - JOHN X MERRIMAN

RUSTENBERG - JOHN X MERRIMAN

RUSTENBERG - JOHN X MERRIMAN

This 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 great role in revitalizing Rustenberg and in promoting the tourism and agricultural value of Ida’s Valley, the area close to the town of Stellenbosch in which Rustenberg is situated.

The wine itself is a Bordeaux-style blend, with all of the fruit coming from the Estate, and made predominantly from Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot, the greater of which depends on which varietal has a better showing over the other in any vintage. The John X Merriman is therefore a wonderful representation of the Estate, as well as the characteristics of a vintage.

  • Varietals: Cabernet Sauvignon / Merlot / Malbec / Petit Verdot
  • Region: Stellenbosch, South Africa
  • Vintage: 2021
  • ABV: 14.5%
  • Size: 750ml
Regular price $44.00
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