Wonderful exotic aromas of plum, sandalwood and perfume, still with a touch of creamy vanilla. The palate is medium bodied with a forward dark fruit flavour of cassis and mulberry followed by a lithe tannic structure fleshed out with juicy fruit.
The impression is one of litheness and grace rather than over-arching power.
The 2016 Rubicon shows great charm and drinkability, no doubt a result of the high Merlot and Cabernet Franc composition.
The Rubicon is a South African classic. It's made by the Meerlust estate, which has been in the Myburgh family since 1756. And it paved the way for the country's Bordeaux blends that are rightfully celebrated today. This has notes of black fruit, cedar, tobacco leaf and spice. Decant for an hour and serve at room temperature with roast lamb.
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