Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Anthonij Rupert Wines Cape of Good Hope Parel Vallei Farmstead Merlot 2009 93 Points

Single vineyard offering, screaming of elegance and bright purity, this is their best to date, do have a Pomerol feel, great freshness and delicacy, tactile, one of South Africa's finest Merlot to date, tiny production of 1000 bottles only, seek it out, a bargain for the quality.

Alcohol: moderate | 13 % abv

Origin: Stellenbosch

Notes: plums | mulberry | olives | spicy | toast

Ideal drinking occasions: dining out

Serve with: pork char siu

Drink: now until 2023+