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Sauvignon Blanc 2015

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...
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Koetshuis Sauvignon Blanc 2015

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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Rosé 2015

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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Shiraz 2014

R 135.00

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The 2006 vintage won double gold at Veritas and we believe the latest vintage to be just as good.

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...
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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...
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MCC Brut 2014

R 170.00

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Our pale gold De Grendel MCC Brut is the personal favourite of winemaker Elzette Du Preez. 

The maiden 2007 vintage sold out in 3 months, 2009 won Veritas gold, 2011 won the trophy for the best MCC at the Winemakers Choice Awards, a gold at the Amorim MCC challenge and ended in the top 6 of the Classic FM MCC Awards, while the 2012 vintage was awarded...
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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...
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Viognier 2015

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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Rubaiyat 2013

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 “icon” for the Estate.

A classic Bordeaux blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Malbec and Merlot, The Rubaiyat was named after the classic collection of 1000 Persian love poems from the 10th century, written by Omar Khayyam, held dear by the late...
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Merlot 2014

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...
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