Specialising in the production of red wine only, Rust en Vrede has established itself as one of South Africa ’s premium red wine estates. Full-bodied and complex, Rust en Vrede wines reflect the uniqueness of the Stellenbosch terroir. Rust en Vrede is a remarkable three hundred years old wine tradition synonymous with wines produced by Stellenbosch’s private estates
Mediterranean –rainfall ± 650mm per annum. The vineyards are situated on north facing slopes at the end of the valley, hence the slightly warmer R&V micro-climate. The close proximity to the Atlantic Ocean results in cool sea breezes that keep temperatures lower and extend the ripening period.
The soil is a mixture of weathered granite and a small percentage of clay, Clovelly and Hutton structure. Deep and red in colour, the soil has good water retention.