Our Wines

Koetshuis Sauvignon Blanc 2016

R 125.00

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The crisp, grassy De Grendel Koetshuis Sauvignon Blanc was so named because the grapes used to make this wine are grown in the vineyard that sprawls out right next to the old coach house (‘koetshuis’ in Afrikaans) where the wagons of days gone by were once kept.

These grapes are blended with grapes from Darling to create the very fresh wine, with capsicum, asparagus and gooseberry flavours...
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Sauvignon Blanc Noble Late Harvest 2015 (375ml)

R 120.00

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Beautiful citrine gold in the glass with rich aromas of ripe yellow-fleshed peaches and spiced apricots, our De Grendel Sauvignon Blanc Late Harvest has a soft palate of fruit, fynbos and honey with flavours of golden sultanas.

We make it by leaving specially selected Sauvignon Blanc grapes to hang on the vines and become naturally infected with Botrytis Cinerea, the fungus responsible for noble rot. The fungus penetrates...
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Shiraz 2014

R 135.00

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We fermented the 2014 vintage in two separate ways – both in open tanks. We used a method of aerated pump overs which ensures good extraction of colour, the spicy plummy Shiraz flavours and softer tannins. The remaining fruit was picked 2 – 3 days later still in the ‘ideal ripeness’ window and was vinified using a pneumatic punch down four times a day, resulting in more...
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Op die Berg Pinot Noir 2013

R 165.00

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Like our Chardonnay, the De Grendel Pinot Noir is made from grapes grown on the Graaff family farm high up in the Witzenberg mountains on the Ceres Plateau and received Top 100 SA Wines status in 2013.

Maturation took place in a combination of new and older 225 litre French Oak barrels for a period of twelve months.

With garnet and bright gem-like translucence in the glass and berries,...
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MCC Brut 2014

R 170.00

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Effervescent elegance in a glass – our beautifully balanced MCC, the winner of multiple trophies and awards through the years, consistently sells out before the anticipated release of the next vintage.

Sometimes, a celebration is just for two – you and the bottle – for all other special occasions, sharing is essential as long as the MCC is ice cold and the company invaluable.

Bright straw yellow...
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Op die Berg Chardonnay 2015

R 165.00

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Our Chardonnay is made from grapes grown in a vineyard established on a family farm famous for apples and pears on top of the Witzenberg Mountain in Ceres.

This newly declared appellation of Ceres Plateau is situated 960 meters in altitude, with soft shale soils and extremely cold winters. In some years the vines are completely covered in snow during winter – unique in South Africa and making the climate truly...
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Merlot 2015

R 120.00

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If classic elegance is more your thing, look no further than our distinguished and elegant Merlot.

The 2010 Merlot was one of the three De Grendel wines to receive Double Gold status at the 2013 Veritas Awards, and the 2006, 2007, 2009 and 2011 vintages were all awarded Veritas Gold.

It has a beautiful gem-like ruby colour with garnet flashing around the edges...
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Rubaiyat 2014

R 295.00

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The Rubaiyat is De Grendel’s flagship wine, first made in 2006 when cellar master Charles Hopkins was asked by Sir David Graaff to make an ‘iconic’ wine for the Estate.

A classically poetic Bordeaux style blend consisting of a quatrain of Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot, Merlot, and Cabernet Franc, the Rubaiyat was named after Omar Khayyam’s exquisite collection of 1000 Persian love poems from the 10th century, held dear...
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Sauvignon Blanc 2016

R 85.00

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The Sauvignon Blanc is more tropical and fruit-driven than the Koetshuis. It’s made from grapes grown in a vineyard which benefits from the cooling effect of gentle maritime breezes from the nearby ocean where the cold Benguela current runs northwards up the coast.

Pale straw in colour, with youthful lime green flashes around the edges, you will notice aromas of grapefruit and other tropical fruits like guava...
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Shiraz 2015

R 135.00

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A consistent winner of multiple awards through the years, the 2015 vintage is no exception, scooping Michelangelo Platinum and Veritas Double Gold to name but two.

In fact, Cellar Master Charles Hopkins proudly predicts that the 2015 is the best Shiraz from De Grendel in twelve years.

Carefully sourced from specially selected vineyards in the Firgrove and Paarl areas, the grapes were vinified separately using two different methods, allowing...
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Pinot Gris 2016

R 85.00

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Our Pinot Gris is the fledgling pride and joy of the estate. De Grendel is one of only two farms in SA that make the more serious Alsace-style version of this wine (as opposed to Italian Pinot Grigio), and in 2013, became the only producer in the Southern Hemisphere to win a gold medal at the acclaimed international Pinot Gris Du Monde competition.

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Viognier 2016

R 85.00

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Our Viognier is a great food wine which will pair well with rich pasta, chicken and pork dishes.

It’s made from grapes grown on a vineyard is situated on the mid-section of our farm, on a North Western Slope where the soil is dominated by gravel.

Viognier is quite unique with berries that shrivel towards full ripeness. Sampling and tasting the fruit during ripening is of utmost...
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Rosé 2016

R 60.00

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The De Grendel Rosé is a blend of 40% Shiraz, 35% Cabernet Sauvignon and 25% Pinotage. We cold soak the grapes before fermentation, just enough to give it its distinctive and beautiful salmon-hued colour.

You’ll enjoy the aromas of pink fruits like watermelon, and strawberries and the taste of crisp, dry fresh and sappy berries. We aim to get the Rosé in the bottle with an alcohol of...
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Christmas Box 2016

R 1,200.00

Kick off the festive season with our De Grendel Christmas Box and have yourself a merry holiday. These make great gifts for family, friends, colleagues, staff and clients - or as a treat for yourself.

This box includes De Grendel Sauvignon Blanc 2016, voted one of SA’s top 10 Sauvignon Blancs by the South African wine industry’s Sauvignon Blanc Interest Group (SBIG), De Grendel Rosé 2016 and of course De Grendel MCC Brut 2014...
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