Red

2014 Meerlust Rubicon

Red Bordeaux Blend

  • South Africa
  • Coastal Region
  • Stellenbosch
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Community Tasting Notes 14

  • Joesap wrote:

    May 26, 2019 - My Grade: EX-. Deserves a more detailed note, will have to re-visit. Very Bdx left-bank on the nose, more southerly, warm-climate on the palate. Well-made, big, jammy black and red-fruit, smooth tannins, great structure, long, juicy finish, delicious even with noticeable heat. Should improve over next 3-5 years.

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  • SlimShaney wrote: 89 points

    March 3, 2019 - A good blend with palate recalibrating acidity but not amazing, happy to take a back seat to flavoursome food

  • vandal16 wrote: 91 points

    February 17, 2019 - Dark purple color. Left Bank Bordeaux style blend. Plums, licorice and we stones, and a creamy finish.

  • MWiking wrote: 89 points

    February 16, 2019 - like this wine more this time then a year ago, a herbal nose mixed with powerful fruit. palate os very bordeaux like

  • Arcturus wrote: 89 points

    January 15, 2019 - 89. Nose of plum and black olive. Ripe blackcherry fruit with a plush mid palate and soft but firm finish. Enjoyable wine.

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2014
  • Type Red
  • Producer Meerlust
  • Varietal Red Bordeaux Blend
  • Designation Rubicon
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country South Africa
  • Region Coastal Region
  • SubRegion Stellenbosch
  • Appellation Stellenbosch
  • UPC Code 6009648622647

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 30 (4%)
  • In Cellars 668 (82%)
  • Consumed 119 (15%)

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