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Barony Røsslyng: A lightly wooded Chardonnay

Barony Røsslyng: A lightly wooded Chardonnay

This Chardonnay depicts the beautiful and soft characteristics of this petite plant, and anyone that has ever wandered through the Norwegian woods in the fall, or across the wide mountain plateaus, would have met this sweet-smelling, unpretentious little plant.
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...
Heritage Day

Heritage Day

The Origin of the Vines.  In order to know where we are going, we need to know where we came from.    South Africa has a rich and diverse history ...
PINOT NOIR

PINOT NOIR

Rosendal Pinot Noir. 


The refined taste, smell and colour set it apart from other cultivars. The symmetry in the fruit, minerality, oak and spice which embodies this wine, is the exact expression of the cool climate terroir where the grapes are grown.

GLORIOUS GRENACHE DAY

GLORIOUS GRENACHE DAY

Grenache is one of the most versatile varieties in the world. This exceptional variety ripens later than most, thriving in dry and warm conditions as we have seen near Stellenbosch. 

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.
Pinotage Rosé 2019 Launch

Pinotage Rosé 2019 Launch

Emulating more than just the spirit of summer, this bold wine makes no excuses when it comes to delivering the flavour and freshness we all desire in the hot summer months.

WE HAVE STRUCK GOLD- AGAIN!

WE HAVE STRUCK GOLD- AGAIN!

FOR THE SECOND AND THIRD YEAR, THE INCREDIBLE ROSENDAL SAUVIGNON BLANC 2018 AND THE OUTSTANDING NOBLE NOMAD WINES HAVE BEEN AWARDED.
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 Blue Mountain Bordeaux Blend 2016

New Release: Reserve Blue Mountain Bordeaux Blend 2016

An old time favourite.  The Reserve Blue Mountain 2016 has a deep dark hue. Whafts of ripe blackcurrant infused with roasted coffee beans and tobacco leaves line the nose. The palate is rich and densely fruited showing black plum and hints of dark chocolate. The wine has great structure and balance and concludes in a long tapered finish.

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.

Rosendal Wines WIN BIG at the 2019 NWC Top 100 Wine Awards

Rosendal Wines WIN BIG at the 2019 NWC Top 100 Wine Awards

We are very excited to announce our winners in this year's National Wine Challenge TOP 100 Wine awards.

  • DOUBLE PLATINUM - Barony Sophie 2016 
  • DOUBLE GOLD - Reserve Classic Cuvee 2016
  • DOUBLE GOLD - Rosendal Merlot 2017
  • DOUBLE GOLD - Rosendal Sauvignon Blanc 2018