Other recent vintages:  2015   2014  

The Rubaiyat is De Grendel’s flagship wine, first made in 2006 when cellar master Charles Hopkins was asked by Sir David Graaff to make an 'iconic' wine for the Estate. Perfumed violets on the nose precede luscious blackcurrant and black cherry aromas underpinned by nuances of cedar, graphite and tobacco leaf. Exceptionally elegant pomegranate and plum unfurl on the palate, nuanced by hints of fruitcake and spice with a bold tea leaf tannin finish.

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  • South Africa    Coastal Region
  • 70%
    Cabernet Sauvignon
      25%
    Petit Verdot
      4%
    Merlot
      1%
    Cabernet Franc
     
  • Alcohol
      14.0%
  • Certified sustainable
  • Oak
      18 months in new French oak
  • Residual sugar
      2.8 g/l
  • Vegan
  • Award
      91 points, James Suckling (2015 vintage)
  • Award
      92 points, Tim Atkin MW (2015 vintage)
  • Award
      Gold Medal, Michelangelo Wine Awards (2015 vintage)