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Meerlust Wine Estate, Stellenbosch

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, with its historic manor house, classic wine cellar, family cemetery, dovecote and bird sanctuary is situated fifteen kilometers south of Stellenbosch, with the blue crescent of False Bay a mere five kilometers away. Wines are only made from grapes grown on the Estate which is uniquely positioned for the production of wines with exceptional complexity and character.

In the summertime, ocean breezes and evening mists roll in from the coast to cool the vineyards. The grapes ripen slowly, thus achieving full, concentrated varietal flavours. The soils consist of predominantly deep, well drained Hutton and Clovelly soil types, affording the vines excellent drought resistance and an ideal substrata for producing concentrated, complex wines.

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  • Meerlust Cabernet Sav 2012

    Meerlust Cabernet Sav 2012
    $58.00

    Tasting NotesThe Meerlust Cabernet Sauvignon 2012 has an intense, vivid purple colour with slight gradation at the rim. On the nose the wine shows intense cassis, plum and classic cedar wood-cigar box notes with lifted dark...

  • Meerlust Chardonnay 2014

    Meerlust Chardonnay 2014
    $46.00

    Tasting Notes Very bright, polished platinum with green, vivacious hue. Complex, appealing nose with quince, citrus and floral notes developing into lemon cream, oatmeal and marzipan richness. On the palate the wine is full...

  • Meerlust Chardonnay 2015

    Meerlust Chardonnay 2015
    $48.00

    Accolades5 Stars Platters Guide 2017Decanter April 2017 - 90 points Tasting NotesVery bright, polished platinum with green, vivacious hue. Complex, appealing nose with pear, citrus and floral notes developing into lemon...

  • Meerlust Chardonnay 2016

    Meerlust Chardonnay 2016
    $46.00

    Accolades2017 SAWi Awards - Grand Gold5 Stars Platters Guide 2017Decanter April 2017 - 90 points Tasting NotesVery bright, polished platinum with green, vivacious hue. Complex, appealing nose with pear, citrus and floral...

  • Meerlust Pinot Noir 2009

    Meerlust Pinot Noir 2009
    $55.00

    Tasting Notes Intense yet translucent ruby-purple in colour. The nose has lifted scents of summer fruit, red cherry, strawberry, musky perfume and a distinct minerality. The palate is medium bodied with pure Pinot Noir...

  • Meerlust Red 2016

    Meerlust Red 2016
    $37.00

    SOIL TYPE Decomposed granite mixed with clay. The Meerlust Red 2016 is a blend of 52% Merlot, 27% Cabernet Franc, 12% Cabernet Sauvignon and 9% Petit Verdot. The vineyards were green-harvested during veraison to reduce yield...

  • Meerlust Rubicon 2015

    Meerlust Rubicon 2015
    $66.00

    Tasting Notes Tasted in early 2018, the Rubicon 2015 is showing all the hallmarks of a great, classic vintage of Rubicon. Incredibly dense purple-ebony core with very slight gradation at the rim. The nose is brooding, dark...

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