Expert's Choice: South Africa over £10

Rustenburg John X Merriman South Africa,
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Rustenberg, John X Merriman, Stellenbosch 2008

This wine always punches well above its weight, making it one of the most consistently reliable and best value wines on the market. The classic Bordeaux blend of grapes – ripe but with poise. Hard to fault. 18.5pts/20
Price: £12–£14 widely available via Seckford Agencies
Drink: 2012–2015
Alc: 14.3%