Rupert & Rothschild Western Cape Baron Edmond 2005 86+ Points
Clear, bright mahogany red with slight brown rim!, medium concentration, medium plus viscosity, no evidence of gas or sediment.
Clean, slight reductiveness initially, with aeration revelas a medium plus intensity of ripe blueberries, cassis and blackcurrant, small French oak evident with rather powerful dark chocolate note.
Dry, medium plus acidity,medium tannin, medium alcohol, round, with new flavours of tobacco and cedar note, medium complexity and lenght, now until 2016. One of the best Baron Edmond made to date.
Blend of approximately 10 % Cabernet Franc, 30% Merlot and 60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 18 months in medium toast Frenck oak