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13 Ratings
Rustenberg Peter Barlow

Wine Details

Vineyard

Rustenberg

Style

Red

Region

South AfricaAfrica

Wine Description

(2004 Vintage) This wine is made from 100% Cabernet Sauvignon from our very finest vineyard. It is characterized by an upfront perfume, intermingled with concentrated cassis, black cherries and some herbaceousness. Deep ruby-red. Pure, perfumed aromas of cassis, minerals, licorice and flowers. Extremely primary wine, entering the mouth with subtlety, then building inexorably in silky texture, concentration and power. Wonderfully spicy and penetrating, finishing with noble, sweet tannins and superb persistence.

Expert Reviews
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  • Robert Parker
    (2008 Vintage) Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 10/21/2013
  • International Wine Cellar
    (2004 Vintage) Rating: 93(+?) - As reviewed by International Wine Cellar in Issue 131, March/April 2007. ($48; 100% cabernet sauvignon from a single vineyard; aged in 75% new oak) Deep ruby-red. Pure, perfumed aromas of cassis, minerals, licorice and flowers. Extremely primary wine, entering the mouth with subtlety, then building inexorably in silky texture, concentration and power. Wonderfully spicy and penetrating, finishing with noble, sweet tannins and superb persistence. A great wine in the making, but still an infant.
  • Sunday Times
    (2004 Vintage) Rating: 94/100 - As reviewed by Sunday Times on 03/13/2007