A Merlot and Cabernet blend, Rubicon is one of the Cape's leading claret-style wines. Complex, ripe, plummy flavours owed in part to cool afternoon breezes, a result of Meerlust being the closest Stellenbosch estate to the sea.
‘Rubicon is an old classic, but in vintages such as 2016 – which have more Merlot and Cabernet Franc in the blend – it takes on a lighter touch and revels in its sheer drinkability. A wonderfully complex and fruity Bordeaux-style wine.’ Will Lyons, The Sunday Times, 13th October 2020
New ‘Silver Medal ‘Winning red from Portugal. “Blackcurrant and berry fruit infused with cocoa and toasty oak; concentrated and youthful with a long mineral finish” Decanter Magazine 2021
A blend of Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca, Tinta Barroca, Tinta Amerala & Tinto Cao. From the Cima Corgo sub region of the Douro Valley. Heresy I know .....but better than Porta 6!
Wine notes by Domaine Gayda. “We celebrate the pioneering aviators of the famous "Aeropostale" who risked all to deliver the first mail from France to Barcelona in 1918 then North Africa, and eventually even South America. These intrepid pilots flew solo from Toulouse, using our very own Tree of Moscou (L'Arbre de Moscou) as a key visual reference. Domaine Gayda is "Flying Solo" to deliver you our wines of exceptional quality and value from this enterprising region of France. Pale colour with aromas of strawberries and cream. Summer fruits, fresh lively style with crisp acidity, creaminess and a well balanced...