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  • 2007 Rupert & Rothschild Baron Edmond – South Africa, Coastal Region (1/29/2019)
    WIML93

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately. Followed over about two hours.

    Dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of violet, cassis, plums and boysenberries. Flavors of boysenberries, black cherries and plums. Medium to bright acidity, medium tannin, full bodied. Drink or hold.

    NOTE: I purchased this bottle at the winery and flew it home with me as checked baggage so the provenance is impeccable for this bottle. (93 points)

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  • 2007 Rupert & Rothschild Baron Edmond – South Africa, Coastal Region (11/17/2018)
    WIML93

    Tasted non blind. Dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of lavender, chocolate, plum and black berries. Flavors of black berries, black cherries and boysenberries. Medium to slightly tart acidity, medium to firm tannin, full bodied. Drink now. (93 points)

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  • 2009 Rupert & Rothschild Classique – South Africa, Coastal Region (1/21/2013)
    WIML89

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately. Followed over about 90 minutes.

    Garnet to dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of berries, currants and plums. Flavors of berries, plums and raspberries. Medium acidity, medium tannin, medium to full bodied. Drink over the next 2-3 years. Drinking really well.

    NOTE: not sure what the other 3 public tasting notes on CellarTracker were smelling but there is no “funk” here. (89 points)

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  • 2008 Rupert & Rothschild Chardonnay Baroness Nadine – South Africa, Coastal Region (11/6/2012)
    WIML89

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately.

    Nose of matchstick, camphor, talc and mixed yellow fruit. Flavors of lemon tart, grannie smith apples and a hint of vanilla. Medium acidity, medium to full bodied. Drink now. (89 points)

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  • 2008 Rupert & Rothschild Chardonnay Baroness Nadine – South Africa, Coastal Region (1/25/2012)
    WIML90

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately.

    Yellow color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of vanilla, pineapple and yellow pear. Flavors of vanilla, yellow apple and yellow pear. Medium acidity, medium body. Drink now. Might hold a few more years. (90 points)

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  • 2008 Rupert & Rothschild Cabernet-Merlot Classique – South Africa, Western Cape (8/2/2011)
    WIML88

    Served non blind. Opened and served immediately.

    Garnet to perhaps dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of lavender, boysenberry and plums. Flavors of blueberries, raspberries and plums. Medium acidity, medium tannins, medium to full bodied. Drink or hold. (88 points)

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