92pointsRustenberg 2005 John X Merriman Red (Stellenbosch)

Cellar Selection

This wine is renegade winemaker Adi Badenhorst's favorite in his portfolio, and for good reason. In line with the best Bordeaux blends, it leads with an earthy, mineral-driven nose, and on the palate, it's both juicy and restrained. Expressive flavors of pepper, mocha and spice and elegant tannins give the wine a stately and sophisticated style. It will keep getting better in the bottle. Susan Kostrzewa

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  • Alcohol
    N/A
  • Bottle Size
    750 ml
  • Category
    Red
  • Importer
    Cape Classics
  • Date Published
    7/1/2007
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