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The OLD BRIDGE Wine Shop
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2014 OPTIMA, Anthonij Rupert. Western Cape, South Africa
Alcohol Percentage: 14%
Area: Anthonij Rupert are based on the historic L'Ormarins farm in Franschhoek, but have vineyards throughout the Western Cape. Optima is their top wine, a blend of wine made from Ormarins and their Rooderust farm in Darling (near the coast).
Grape Variety: 28% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot, 41% Cabernet Franc, 1% Petit Verdot; aged for 18 months in French oak (one third new wood).
Producer: L'Ormarins and La Motte winery were both bought by the South African businessman Anthony Edward Rupert. The Anthonij Rupert line was named after his youngest son who died in a car crash in 2001. Anthony himself died in 2006 and is now run by Johann Rupert.
£22.00 per bottle
£20.90 per bottle in a mixed case of 6 bottles
£19.80 per bottle in a mixed case of 12 bottles
5% discounts on Mixed Cases.
10% discount on Un-Mixed Cases.