Meerlust Red has an intense,dark purple colour with a violet rim. The nose is expressive with ripe blackcurrant fruit,plums,spice and lifted floral aromas. On the palate it is medium-bodied with flavours of cassis,vanilla and dark chocolate. The tannins are soft and silky,the acidity fresh and the flavour profile focused and linear. The wine has a persistent and long-lasting aftertaste.
Predominantly Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon with Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot.
Long recognized for producing world-class wines,Meerlust Estate has been the pride of the Myburgh family since 1756. Today,the traditional dedication to the art of winemaking continues under the guidance of Hannes Myburgh,eighth generation custodian of this seventeenth-century national monument. Meerlust is situated fifteen kilometers south of Stellenbosch,with the blue crescent of False Bay a mere five kilometers away.