Cabernet Sauvignon
2015
2014
2013
2012
2011

Established in 1694, Rust en Vrede is proud to be part of a remarkable three hundred year old wine tradition. Since 1977 the Engelbrecht family has specialized in the exclusive production of red wines. Proprietor Jean Engelbrecht has worked to establish Rust en Vrede as one of South Africa's premium red wine estates, with full-bodied and complex wines that reflect the uniqueness of its Helderberg terroir.

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Wine Notes
Color
Dark Ruby
Aroma
Aromas of ripe plum, blackcurrant, mocha and dark chocolate with hints of sweet caramel biscuit form a rish and powerful character.
Taste
The palate shows wonderful complexity with juicy, fruit driven flavors that integrate with smooth, velvety tannins to create a bold yet elegant finish.
Product Information
Vintage: 
2015
Type:
Red
Grape Variety Used: 
100% 
Cabernet Sauvignon
Appellation: 
Stellenbosch
Alcohol: 
14.50%
Length/Type of Fermentation: 
Primary fermentation took 7 days, followed by 14-21 days maceration. Malolactic fermentation took place in barrels.
Length/Type of Aging: 
Matured for 18 months in 100% French oak barrels with medium toast. The wine undergoes bottle maturation for a further 9 months before being released.
Packaging Available:
  • 6
     - 
    750 ML
Imported From: 
Republic of South Africa

Established in 1694, Rust en Vrede is proud to be part of a remarkable three hundred year old wine tradition. Since 1977, the Engelbrecht family has specialized in the exclusive production of red wines. Proprietor Jean Engelbrecht has worked to establish Rust en Vrede as one of South Africa's premium red wine estates, with full-bodied and complex wines that reflect the uniqueness of its Helderberg terroir.

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Wine Notes
Color
Dark ruby
Aroma
Classic Cabernet character with cigar and liquorice subtly supported by notes of black currant and dark chocolate.
Taste
Approachable and opulent, this Cabernet Sauvignon is full of velvety tannins with a refined, elegant yet bold finish.
Product Information
Vintage: 
2014
Type:
Red
Grape Variety Used: 
100% 
Cabernet Sauvignon
Appellation: 
Stellenbosch
Alcohol: 
14.50%
Acid Level: 
5.90 g/l
Sugar Level: 
2.90 g/l
Length/Type of Fermentation: 
Primary fermentation took 7 days, followed by 14-21 days maceration. Malolactic fermentation took place in barrels.
Length/Type of Aging: 
Matured for 18 months in 100% French oak barrels. The wine underwent bottle maturation for a further 4 months before being released.
Bottled Date: 
Sunday, November 1, 2015
Release Date:
Monday, February 1, 2016
Cases Produced: 
11,916
Packaging Available:
  • 6
     - 
    750 ML
Imported From: 
Republic of South Africa

Established in 1694, Rust en Vrede is proud to be part of a remarkable three hundred year old wine tradition. Since 1977 the Engelbrecht family has specialized in the exclusive production of red wines. Proprietor Jean Engelbrecht has worked to establish Rust en Vrede as one of South Africa's premium red wine estates, with full-bodied and complex wines that reflect the uniqueness of its Helderberg terroir. 

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Wine Notes
Color
Deep Opaque
Aroma
Classic Cabernet character with cassis and lead pencil aromas and notes of mocha.
Taste
This wine offers a firm tannin structure in a tighter style of wine with good phenolic ripeness and a defined finish.
Product Information
Vintage: 
2013
Type:
Red
Grape Variety Used: 
100% 
Cabernet Sauvignon
Appellation: 
Stellenbosch
Alcohol: 
14.50%
Acid Level: 
6.00 g/l
Sugar Level: 
2.10 g/l
Length/Type of Fermentation: 
Primary fermentation took 7 days, followed by 14-21 days maceration. Malolactic fermentation took place in barrels.
Length/Type of Aging: 
Matured for 18 months in French oak barrels. The wine undergoes bottle maturation for a further 9 months before being released.
Bottled Date: 
Monday, September 29, 2014
Release Date:
Monday, December 1, 2014
Cases Produced: 
5,000
Packaging Available:
  • 6
     - 
    750 ML
Imported From: 
Republic of South Africa

Established in 1694, Rust en Vrede is proud to be part of a remarkable three hundred year old wine tradition. Since 1977 the Engelbrecht family has specialized in the exclusive production of red wine, with the focus on Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. Proprietor Jean Engelbrecht has worked to establish Rust en Vrede as one of South Africa's premium red wine estates, with full-bodied and complex wines that reflect the uniqueness of its Helderberg terroir.

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Wine Notes
Color
Deep Opaque
Aroma
Classic Cabernet character with cassis and lead pencil aromas and notes of mocha.
Taste
Offering a firm tannin structure in a tighter style of wine with good phenolic ripeness and a defined finish.
Product Information
Vintage: 
2012
Type:
Red
Grape Variety Used: 
100% 
Cabernet Sauvignon
Appellation: 
Stellenbosch
Alcohol: 
15.00%
Acid Level: 
6.00 g/l
Sugar Level: 
2.10 g/l
Length/Type of Fermentation: 
Primary fermentation took 7 days, followed by 14-21 days maceration. Malolactic fermentation took place in barrels.
Length/Type of Aging: 
The wine was left to mature for 18 months in French oak and undergoes bottle maturation for a further 9 months before being released.
Bottled Date: 
Friday, September 27, 2013
Release Date:
Saturday, February 1, 2014
Cases Produced: 
4,800
Packaging Available:
  • 6
     - 
    750 ML
Imported From: 
Republic of South Africa

Established in 1694, Rust en Vrede is proud to be part of a remarkable three hundred year old wine tradition. Since 1977 the Engelbrecht family has specialized in the exclusive production of red wine, with the focus on Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. Proprietor Jean Engelbrecht has worked to establish Rust en Vrede as one of South Africa's premium red wine estates, with full-bodied and complex wines that reflect the uniqueness of its Helderberg terroir.

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Wine Notes
Color
Bright ruby red
Aroma
Cassis and red currant aromas are infused with hints of floral characteristics.
Taste
A firm tannin structure is in balance with red fruit and liquorice flavors supported by a subtle oak component which fills the mid palate and carries through to the finish.
Product Information
Vintage: 
2011
Type:
Red
Grape Variety Used: 
100% 
Cabernet Sauvignon
Appellation: 
Stellenbosch
Alcohol: 
15.00%
Acid Level: 
5.50 g/l
Sugar Level: 
2.60 g/l
Length/Type of Fermentation: 
Primary fermentation took 7 days, followed by 14-21 days maceration. Mololactic fermentation took place in barrels.
Length/Type of Aging: 
The wine was left to mature for 18 months in French oak followed by bottle aging for 9 months before release.
Bottled Date: 
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Release Date:
Monday, April 1, 2013
Cases Produced: 
8,500
Packaging Available:
  • 6
     - 
    750 ML
Imported From: 
Republic of South Africa