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Vertical collection offered by MMD

Meerlust Estate in Stellenbosch has released a limited edition six-bottle vertical of its iconic Rubicon wine, available in numbered cases.

 The collection consists of the 1984, 1989, 1993, 1994, 1995 and 2001 vintages, and will retail for £250.

The numbered wooden cases also include tasting notes for the wines, as well as a letter from Hannes Myburgh, the eighth generation owner of the estate.

Rubicon was first released in 1980, a blend of approximately 70% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Merlot and 15% Cabernet Franc, and is aged in Nevers barriques for two years before bottling. This release is only available in the UK from Maisons Marques et Domaines, Meerlust’s agent.

© Clinton Cawood, db 12/09/07

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