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ZAR 11 139
Lot 74
  • Rupert & Rothschild; Baron Edmond; 2008; 6 (1 x 6); 750ml


Lot Estimate
ZAR 5 500 - 6 500
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium and VAT
ZAR 11 139
Location
Wine Storage

About this Item

Baron Edmond, 2008
6 (1 x 6) 750ml
Rupert & Rothschild Vignerons was established in 1997 under the leadership of Dr. Anton Rupert and Baron Edmond de Rothschild. The men later handed over the reins to their respective sons: Anthonij Rupert and Baron Benjamin de Rothschild. Few SA wine brands have been able to penetrate the premium global market quite like R&R with their distinctive Bordeaux-style blends from the Cape.

Critics Ratings

Named after the late Baron Edmond de Rothschild, this is the flagship red from the property. A blend of 49% Cabernet Sauvignon, 39% Merlot and 3% Petit Verdot and holds a 13.5% Alcohol. The elegant and long-aging style was refined by 2-decade long ex-winemaker, Schalk-Willem Joubert. 2008 Is a mature, juicy vintage with creamy notes balanced by a fine acidity, red fruit and a textured finish.

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