Recognised for the following awards

Platter's Wine Guide 2021: 4 stars

Estate Vineyards Syrah 2018, Rust en Vrede

£22.50 per bottle

About this wine

Rust en Vrede Estate Vineyards Syrah shows fragrant blueberry, red cherry, and a hint of floral perfume on the nose which opens up to reveal fresh plum with layered sweet and savoury spices. The complex fruit flavours follow on the palate with fine but grippy tannins and a fresh fruity acidity. Typical spiciness is layered and complex – cardamom, fennel, black pepper, nutmeg and clove, with the delicate use of oak complimenting the spiciness. Refined yet powerful with a lingering fruity finish.

Ageing potential: 10 to 15 years.
Serving temperature: 14 to 16° Celsius

 

array(8) {
  [0]=>
  object(WP_Term)#23447 (10) {
    ["term_id"]=>
    int(104)
    ["name"]=>
    string(13) "Rust en Vrede"
    ["slug"]=>
    string(13) "rust-en-vrede"
    ["term_group"]=>
    int(0)
    ["term_taxonomy_id"]=>
    int(104)
    ["taxonomy"]=>
    string(11) "pa_producer"
    ["description"]=>
    string(0) ""
    ["parent"]=>
    int(0)
    ["count"]=>
    int(10)
    ["filter"]=>
    string(3) "raw"
  }
  [1]=>
  object(WP_Term)#23461 (10) {
    ["term_id"]=>
    int(14)
    ["name"]=>
    string(12) "South Africa"
    ["slug"]=>
    string(12) "south-africa"
    ["term_group"]=>
    int(0)
    ["term_taxonomy_id"]=>
    int(14)
    ["taxonomy"]=>
    string(11) "product_cat"
    ["description"]=>
    string(26) "Tradition meets innovation"
    ["parent"]=>
    int(0)
    ["count"]=>
    int(355)
    ["filter"]=>
    string(3) "raw"
  }
  [2]=>
  object(WP_Term)#23446 (10) {
    ["term_id"]=>
    int(65)
    ["name"]=>
    string(12) "Stellenbosch"
    ["slug"]=>
    string(12) "stellenbosch"
    ["term_group"]=>
    int(0)
    ["term_taxonomy_id"]=>
    int(65)
    ["taxonomy"]=>
    string(9) "pa_region"
    ["description"]=>
    string(0) ""
    ["parent"]=>
    int(0)
    ["count"]=>
    int(199)
    ["filter"]=>
    string(3) "raw"
  }
  [3]=>
  object(WP_Term)#23444 (10) {
    ["term_id"]=>
    int(343)
    ["name"]=>
    string(3) "Red"
    ["slug"]=>
    string(3) "red"
    ["term_group"]=>
    int(0)
    ["term_taxonomy_id"]=>
    int(343)
    ["taxonomy"]=>
    string(9) "pa_colour"
    ["description"]=>
    string(0) ""
    ["parent"]=>
    int(0)
    ["count"]=>
    int(244)
    ["filter"]=>
    string(3) "raw"
  }
  [4]=>
  object(WP_Term)#23443 (10) {
    ["term_id"]=>
    int(60)
    ["name"]=>
    string(12) "Syrah/Shiraz"
    ["slug"]=>
    string(12) "syrah-shiraz"
    ["term_group"]=>
    int(0)
    ["term_taxonomy_id"]=>
    int(60)
    ["taxonomy"]=>
    string(8) "pa_grape"
    ["description"]=>
    string(832) "Also known as Syrah, Shiraz was the variety which introduced the world to the concentrated and masculine wines of 1990s’ Australia. Here in the Barossa Valley, Langhorne Creek, Clare Valley and McLaren Vale it produces wines of great density and richness. In South Africa there tends to be more structure and freshness with earthy tannins. It is a variety which alters in the bottle very much as a result of the individual winemaker’s philosophy, as well as reflecting the unique terroir of the estates. Great with oak, it offers lavender, kirsch, black cherry and cured meat aromas and flavours. In its native Northern Rhône it is famous for the wines of Hermitage and Côte-Rôtie, whilst in the New World can lay claim to providing Australia with its two most famous wines; Henschke’s Hill of Grace and Penfold’s Grange."
    ["parent"]=>
    int(0)
    ["count"]=>
    int(76)
    ["filter"]=>
    string(3) "raw"
  }
  [5]=>
  object(WP_Term)#23442 (10) {
    ["term_id"]=>
    int(156)
    ["name"]=>
    string(4) "75cl"
    ["slug"]=>
    string(4) "75cl"
    ["term_group"]=>
    int(0)
    ["term_taxonomy_id"]=>
    int(156)
    ["taxonomy"]=>
    string(14) "pa_bottle-size"
    ["description"]=>
    string(0) ""
    ["parent"]=>
    int(0)
    ["count"]=>
    int(485)
    ["filter"]=>
    string(3) "raw"
  }
  [6]=>
  object(WP_Term)#23441 (10) {
    ["term_id"]=>
    int(325)
    ["name"]=>
    string(3) "Yes"
    ["slug"]=>
    string(3) "yes"
    ["term_group"]=>
    int(0)
    ["term_taxonomy_id"]=>
    int(325)
    ["taxonomy"]=>
    string(13) "pa_vegetarian"
    ["description"]=>
    string(0) ""
    ["parent"]=>
    int(0)
    ["count"]=>
    int(342)
    ["filter"]=>
    string(3) "raw"
  }
  [7]=>
  object(WP_Term)#23440 (10) {
    ["term_id"]=>
    int(327)
    ["name"]=>
    string(3) "Yes"
    ["slug"]=>
    string(3) "yes"
    ["term_group"]=>
    int(0)
    ["term_taxonomy_id"]=>
    int(327)
    ["taxonomy"]=>
    string(8) "pa_vegan"
    ["description"]=>
    string(0) ""
    ["parent"]=>
    int(0)
    ["count"]=>
    int(282)
    ["filter"]=>
    string(3) "raw"
  }
}
Producer Rust en Vrede
Category South Africa
Region Stellenbosch
Colour Red
Grape Syrah/Shiraz
Bottle Size 75cl
Vegetarian Yes
Vegan Yes

Delivery

Available for delivery within 10 working days.

Delivery within mainland UK is free for orders over £75.00.

 

Don't miss out on a superlative selection of world class wines...

Get competitions, promotions, offers and blog posts straight to your inbox

Blog

Shortlisted for “Best Online Retailer” for the 2021 People’s Choice Drinks Awards

15.01.2021

Featured Producer

Ernie Els Wines – Iconic wines of characteristic style, exclusivity and generosity