Our Wines

MCC Brut 2013

R 165.00

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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...
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Rubaiyat 2012

R 280.00

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The Rubaiyat is De Grendel’s flagship wine, first made in 2007 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...
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Op die Berg Pinot Noir 2012

R 160.00

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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...
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Op die Berg Chardonnay 2014

R 160.00

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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...
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Sauvignon Blanc 2015

R 80.00

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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 colc 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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Shiraz 2013

R 125.00

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The 2006 vintage won double gold at Veritas in 2013 and we believe the latest vintage to be just as good.

We fermented the 2012 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 –...
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Merlot 2013

R 110.00

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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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Pinot Gris 2014

R 75.00

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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.

It...
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Viognier 2014

R 75.00

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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...
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Rosé 2014

R 55.00

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De Grendel’s Rosé is a blend of 58% Pinotage and 42% Cabernet Sauvignon. 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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Sauvignon Blanc Noble Late Harvest 2014 (375ml)

R 110.00

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Beautiful citrine gold in the glass with rich aromas of ripe yellow-fleshed peaches and spiced apricots, our late harvest Sauvignon Blanc 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...
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Koetshuis Sauvignon Blanc 2015

R 110.00

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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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