Rupert & Rothschild Western Cape Baron Edmond 2001 84 + Points
Clear, bright, garnet with brown rim, medium concentration and medium plus viscosity, no evidence of gas, but some sediment.
Clean, medium plus intensity, tertiary note of earthy forest floor, sun dried blackcurrant, tobacco and cured game meat.
Dry, medium acidity, medium tannin and alcohol, savoury black olives note and hints of thyme, medium plus complexity, tight mid palate, some tannin grip still, very elegant.
34% Merlot and 66% Cabernet Sauvignon, 19 months 100% New French oak