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5 Facts About Malbec to Know About

5 Facts About Malbec to Know About

To celebrate the release of our new wine, the Barony Freyja Malbec, here are five facts about Malbec that you might not have known!       Malbec...
New Release: Aquataine Cabernet Franc Blend

New Release: Aquataine Cabernet Franc Blend

  Our latest release, the Reserve Aquitaine Cabernet Franc blend, is a wine that showcases the very best elements of a powerful red wine. By combin...
New Release

New Release

Our latest release, the 2019 Barony August Cabernet Sauvignon is an excellent representation of the calibre of wines that Rosendal offers. With pre...
Back by popular demand!  Reserve Black Spice 2018

Back by popular demand! Reserve Black Spice 2018

We are excited to share with you that our Reserve Black Spice 2018 has just been launched. Yet another exclusive red blend from our award-winning w...
Proudly South African: Pinotage

Proudly South African: Pinotage

Pinotage is a proudly South African varietal. And we are a proud producer of this versatile wine. Our Barony Bønne Pinotage derives its name from t...
The Return of Cecile

The Return of Cecile

“The Lady in White” is making her long-awaited return with the 2019 release! This Sauvignon Blanc is the perfect summer wine, lovely and bright wit...
2020 Wine Vision

2020 Wine Vision

With a new year comes a new selection of wines you can look forward to! Every month we will be releasing a new vintage or a new wine! In January yo...
New Release: Noble Nomad He Stole My Horse 2018

New Release: Noble Nomad He Stole My Horse 2018

Little is known about the legendary Noble Nomad. He arrived in Cape Town as a German soldier enjoyed his nomadic lifestyle and was an excellent hun...
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.

New Release Reserve Hilltop Cabernet Sauvignon 2017

New Release: Reserve Hilltop Cabernet Sauvignon 2017

This Cabernet Sauvignon shows a deep and dark ruby colour.  Fragrant ripe blackcurrant and mulberry notes meet pencil shavings and tea leaf aromas...
New limited release gin by Hope Distillery!

New limited release gin by Hope Distillery!

A Hope Distillery limited edition, this gin is distilled with juniper, pink peppercorns and cardamom together with lemon and grapefruit peel. The pink peppercorn is the dominant botanical, giving this gin a heady sweet peppery aroma and flavour, perfect to spice up these autumn days and put a spring in your step! 
Reserve Hilltop Shiraz 2017

New Release: Reserve Hilltop Shiraz 2017

Our new Shiraz has a dark reddish-purple hue and displays characters typical to the wines found in the Rhone Valley in France. The nose is fragrant with crush pink peppercorns, clove spice and red berry aromas. Subtle hints of cedar and violets add to the complexity and the palate is savoury, but not meaty, with an unexpected sweet and tangy twist towards the end.