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Platter's Award Winners

Platter's Award Winners

 South Africa's first and still best-selling wine annual, Platter's Guide is the comprehensive, up-to-date and authoritative guide to who's who an...
Veritas Award Winners 2019

Veritas Award Winners 2019

As the longest-running and biggest competition in South Africa, the Veritas Awards has earned its reputation as one of South Africa’s most authorit...
Celebrating Vitis Vinifera Wine Award Winners!

Celebrating Vitis Vinifera Wine Award Winners!

Rosendal has been awarded THREE Vitis Vinifera Wine Awards! Predominantly judged by qualified consumers, we can be sure that these awards confirm our guarantee of award-winning quality wines.
Limited Reserve Jubileum 2016 NOW available

Limited Reserve Jubileum 2016 NOW available

LIMITED Reserve Jubileum 2016 has just been launched. 
This new addition to Rosendal Wine has intensity which can be seen with the purple rim and black core displayed within your glass. The fragrance of blackberries, pink peppercorns, and rich granite are embodied by this classic blend. The palate is filled with the sweet and bold fruity flavour of brandied cherries which lead into the full-bodied ripe tannin structure of this Reserve. It is the ultimate collectors wine with only 1500 bottled of this vintage. 
New Release:  Reserve Mistral Rhone Blend 2015

New Release: Reserve Mistral Rhone Blend 2015

Only 4000 bottles produced of the Reserve Rhone Blend 2015.

Bright and inviting lashing crimson red,  perfumed notes of spices and violets, makes for a perfect introduction with subtle whiffs of oak and white pepper contributing to the bouquet.  On the palate juicy and decadent, mouthfuls of ripe red berry flavours that concludes with an unexpected twist towards the end, adding to the complexity of this wine. The firm tannins will ensure beautiful aging.

Limited Release Craft Gin exclusive to Rosendal!

Limited Release Craft Gin exclusive to Rosendal!

We have very exciting news! Rosendal recently gained exclusive rights to selling a limited release gin distilled by Hope of Hopkins Distillery in Cape Town.

Lucy’s Last of the Summer Wine Gin is crafted with juniper, citrus and peppery cubeb berries, as well as Petit Verdot grapes. It's an amazing plummy-red colour and delicious served with tonic and a slice of orange.

Hope Distillery on Hopkins Street is an artisanal distillery in the heart of Cape Town, that prides itself on crafting small batch gins and other spirits. Ex-lawyers and partners Lucy Beard and Leigh Lisk brings you handcrafted spirits packed full of new flavours and an interesting range of botanicals.