Rustenberg Estate 2020 John X Merriman
Pairs with: Grilled lamb chops
Good for: Sunday cookout
Grape: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Malbec, Petite Verdot
I am from: Stellenbosch, South Africa
The Story: Rustenberg‚Äôs History starts in 1682 when Roelof Pasman a German Settler started planting vines in the area, In 1941 the current owners the Barlow family took over the vineyards, Growing 10 grape varietals in the bright red soils of Stellenbosch.¬†Why You‚Äôll Love Me: I am structured yet fruity, with notes of cassis, raspberries and¬† pipe tobacco.