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Merlot: The Majestic

Merlot: The Majestic

Merlot is a dark blue-coloured wine grape variety, that is used as both a blending grape and for varietal wines. Merlot pairs beautifully with mos...
Driehoek Shiraz keeps raking in the awards!

Driehoek Shiraz keeps raking in the awards!

The two Driehoek Shiraz harvests currently in stock namely 2016 and 2017 (pictured) are arguably the two most decorated shiraz wines in South Afric...
IWSC 2019 WINNERS

IWSC 2019 WINNERS

We are proud to announce our latest IWSC results. Click to read more about our silver and bronze medals at this international wine competition.
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.