Rustenberg opens door to some classic chardonnays


There’s a little-known secret hidden in the labels of Rustenberg wines — look closely at bottles of different vintages and you might wonder why the door of the historic manor house is open in some years and closed in others.

The label with its sketch of the manor house has changed little since first-generation owner Peter Barlow commissioned it in 1955, except for a little tweak introduced in the 1990s that has intrigued followers of the estate ever since...

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