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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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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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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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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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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