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An introductory guide to Albariño wine. Everything you need to know about the grape variety also called Alvarinho, including flavour, food pairings...
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About the Producer
Stellenbosch, Western Cape, South Africa
Rustenberg has a wine-growing history dating back to 1682, when Roelof Pasman from Meurs, near the Rhine, recognised its wine-growing potential. By 1781 some 3000 cases of wine were produced on the farm. Production doubled by the end of the century and a new cellar was built. Wine has been bottled at...
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John X Merriman
Petit Verdot, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Merlot
Stellenbosch, South Africa