Anthonij Rupert

Optima Franschhoek Valley Cabernet Sauvignon Blend

9.127 ratings
9.14 pro ratings
Franschhoek Valley, Coastal Region, Western Cape, South Africa
Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot
Onion, Shallot, Garlic, Pasta, Venison, Tomato-Based, Potato, Pork, Chocolate & Caramel, White Rice, Mushrooms, Beef, Lamb, Chili & Hot Spicy, Salami & Prosciutto, Exotic Spices, Baking Spices, Herbs, Chicken, Pungent Cheese, Turkey, Soft Cheese, Beans & Peas, Hard Cheese, Duck, Blue Cheese, Onion
Top Notes For
Donald Patz

Owner/Winemaker Patz & Hall

9.6

Under powered might be good w bottl

Under powered might be good w bottl

1 person found it helpfulOct 18th, 2014
Michael Walsh

Amazing blend. Would have sworn it was aged Bordeaux in a blind tasting. Delicious.

Amazing blend. Would have sworn it was aged Bordeaux in a blind tasting. Delicious.

Apr 20th, 2018
Simao Pedro

Was good

Was good

Jul 30th, 2015
Diana Cho

Complec structure and smooth tannins. A bit too bold for the setting, but definitely the most age-worthy wine I have tasted so far

Complec structure and smooth tannins. A bit too bold for the setting, but definitely the most age-worthy wine I have tasted so far

Jan 16th, 2015
Andy Anderson

Really enjoyed this Bordeaux blend. Taking a couple bottles back with us

Really enjoyed this Bordeaux blend. Taking a couple bottles back with us

Nov 26th, 2014
Matt Salzberg

One of the top 10 wines of South Africa

One of the top 10 wines of South Africa

Nov 21st, 2014
Byron Fuller

Lovely build. Quite young still.

Lovely build. Quite young still.

Nov 15th, 2014
Nico J. Snyman

Nico had this 7 years ago

Nico had this 7 years ago

Jul 9th, 2015
Jacob Gragg

Sommelier Georgian Room at The Cloister Sea Island

9.0

Jacob had this 7 years ago

Jacob had this 7 years ago

Feb 7th, 2015
Jason Heller

Master Sommelier

8.9

Jason had this 7 years ago

Jason had this 7 years ago

Oct 18th, 2014