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Mont Rochelle’s Vineyard
We cultivate grapes of the Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Merlot, Shiraz and Cabernet Sauvignon varieties amongst a few others. The vineyards are situated between 250m and 400m above sea level exposing the grapes to a range of micro climates. Mediterranean-like conditions found in the Western Cape means dry summers and high winter rainfalls of 1000mm. The Franschhoek Valley also experiences the south-easter which helps bring in cooler air allowing for a longer ripening period.
Mont Rochelle Sauvignon Blanc 2016
Pale straw with green tinges the wine displays a mix of tropical fruit characters on the nose. The lively palate exhibits hints of passion fruit, pineapple and limes and has a fresh citrus finish.
Mont Rochelle Syrah 2014
Youthful in appearance, on the nose there is generous amounts of violets, black fruits, pepper and spice. The palate displays some meaty, leathery and blackcurrant notes and yet remains very fresh and elegant with a well-rounded and polished tannin profile.
Little Rock Rouge 2014
The Little Rock Rouge is a blended wine of mostly Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot with dollops of Mourvèdre and Petit Verdot all lending a helping hand to the final blend. This wine strikes a perfect balance between easy-drinking and complexity showing a balanced fruit profile and a smooth, soft palate. Deep purple in colour, this wine abounds in vibrant red fruit aromas reminiscent of crushed cranberries and raspberries. The palate is long and elegant with hints of vanilla with fine, polished tannins.
Little Rock Blanc 2015
The Little Rock Blanc is a very fresh, clean wine. Pale straw green in colour with a delicate peach and citrus profile, the wine is elegant with balanced texture and acidity.
Miko White 2015
Miko White is produced in honour of the late Mr. Miko Rwayitare, Miko Whites are only produced in exceptional vintages, ensuring that the best wine possible is bottled in Miko’s memory. Minimal intervention in the cellar ensures that all Miko wines are the ultimate expression of Mont Rochelle terroir.
Miko Red 2009
The Miko Red was produced in honour of the late Mr. Miko Rwayitare. Miko Red’s are only produced in exceptional vintages, ensuring that the best wine possible is bottled in Miko’s memory. Minimal intervention in the cellar ensures that all Miko wines are the ultimate expression of Mont Rochelle's terroir. This wine shows an intense purple red colour, a classic wine boasting pepper and spice interlaced with intense black fruits and violets. There is a complex mouth feel of seductive blackberry fruits, spice and an enticing meatiness that combines harmoniously to produce a well-balanced wine.
Mont Rochelle Cabernet Sauvignon 2015
Ruby red with youthful purple hues this wine displays an array of Cassis, eucalyptus and classic cigar box characters that are neatly integrated with layers of black fruits. The palate is delicately poised showing great balance of opulent fruit and acidity with tannins that are well defined and silky in texture.
Mont Rochelle Syrah 2009
This wine shows an intense purple red colour, a classic wine boasting mint, pepper and spice, interlaced with intense black fruits and violets. There is a complex mouth feel of seductive blackberry fruits, spice, and an enticing meatiness that combines harmoniously, to produce a well-balanced wine.
Light brick red with youthful purple hues, this wine displays fragrant notes of glazed dark cherries and cassis. The palate has a lovely richness and portrays flavours of mulberries, spicy plumb pudding, and vanilla with an elegant and well-structured tannin profile.
Our wine tasting isn't just a special event – it’s an everyday occurrence. We can organise wine tastings in a variety of locations, including in Miko Restaurant, at our bar, at the Country Kitchen and in our wine cellar (as you might expect!).
If you'd like to arrange a visit please call +27 (0)21 876 2770.
Our 150 year old wine cellar was previously used as a fruit packing shed for the early settlers. Since being converted to a traditional wine cellar we can now process close to 110 tons of grapes in a season, these smaller volumes afford more concentration on quality rather than quantity. Stainless steel tanks aid in the making of the crisp clean whites, while barrels are favoured for the red wine making.
If you'd like to arrange a visit please call +27 (0)21 876 2770. Wines are available to purchase.
Buy wines in South Africa
If you fancy trying our delicious Mont Rochelle wines from the comfort of your own home, follow the link below to purchase our wines from our South African distributor, Cellar Direct.
Buy wines in the UK
We also sell our delicious wines in the UK! Follow the link below, and you can have your wine delivered straight to your door from Hard to Find Wines.
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South African Wine Company
Zum Alten Hof 11, 93164 Brunn,
T: +49 (0) 179 7509861
eWine – GmbH
T: +49 (5141) 34 90 218
Wijn en Whisky Schuur Blankendalwei 4
8629 EH Scharnegoutum
T: +31 515 430 722
SWITZERLAND & LIECHTENSTEIN
Cape Wine Company
Tobias Kern GmbH
citizen space zurich
8005 Zürich, Switzerland
+41 79 303 99 48
Hard to Find Wines
The Tasting Rooms High Grosvenor,
Shropshire, United Kingdom WV15 5PG
T: +44 (0)1746 389 749
London Road, Dorking
Surrey, RH5 6AA
T: 01306 879 829 m: 07811 196 209
A. Briana iela 7, Riga LV- 1001, Latvia
T: +371 670 80603
Morija Supply Ltd.
T: +250 786 482 899
BRITISH VIRGIN ISLAND
Proudly African Limited
P.O. Box 3069 Road Town, Tortola, British Virgin Islands
T: (284) - 494 - 5954
F: (284) - 494 - 7055
Andreadis Estate Wines
Im Hoffeld 62, A-8046 Graz. Austria
T: +43 (0) 664 1690 000