Rust en Vrede Stellenbosch Shiraz 2001

Syrah/Shiraz from South Africa

$29.99
Item No. 75975
  • red wine
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 1997
  • WS89

Winemaker's Notes

Specializing in the production of red wine only, Rust en Vrede has established itself as one of South Africa's premium red wine estates. Full-bodied and complex, Rust en Vrede's wines reflect the uniqueness of the Stellenbosch terroir. Rust en Vrede is proud to be part of this and continues to pursue the excellence that has characterized wines from Stellenbosch and specifically our private estates, which undoubtedly are the heartbeat of this significent region.

This Shiraz has a deep mulberry red color. Flavors of dark plum, cherry, leather, smoked bacon are infused with subtle oak. The palate holds incredible fusion of pepper, spice, cherry with floral and eucalyptus notes. Long, clean, with an elegant finish.

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Nestled on the slopes of the Helderberg Mountain in the Stellenbosch wine region lies this beautiful estate of 55 hectares. Known for consistently producing wines of high quality, Rust en Vrede is now considered to be one of the finest estates in South Africa when it comes to the making of truly great red wines. Established in 1694, it is one of the oldest estates in the...

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Learn About South Africa

South Africa A long history of growing grapes and making wine, but less of a history on exporting it, and even lesser on the quality aspect. At the turn of the century (1900, that is), a surplus of wine in South Africa created a hierarchy of cooperatives, the biggest and best known being KWV. This organization seemed to favor quantity over quality and had most...

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Learn About Syrah/Shiraz

(seh-RAH/shee-RAHZ) It's a Smokin' Grape Syrah and Shiraz - same grape, different name. It's a popular and adept variety, growing in multiple regions and creating many different styles of wine. The home base of Syrah is the Northern Rhone, where it creates the exclusive wines of Hermitage and Cote Rotie. On the less pricy side, the Rhone makes Syrah-based wines in Crozes...

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