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Mont Rochelle

South Africa

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.


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.

Mont Rochelle Chardonnay 2015

The Chardonnay is made in a slightly oxidative, European style of Chardonnay, the Mont Rochelle Chardonnay expresses the true reflection of the Mont Rochelle terroir. Pale straw green in colour, the wine displays fresh citrus tones, with notes of apricot and peach stone fruits. There is an underlying flintiness and an angular minerality that is underpinned by a full palate and a long finish.

Mont Rochelle Sauvignon Blanc 2015

The Mont Rochelle Sauvignon Blanc is made solely from fruit produced from our Mont Rochelle vineyards. A small percentage of Viognier and Semillon were blended into the wine, with part of the wine being fermented in neutral oak barrels for increased complexity and texture. Freshness and layered fruit complexity are the hallmarks of our Sauvignon Blanc. Pale straw with green tinges the wine displays a mix of tropical fruit characters on the nose. The lively palate exhibits hints of guava and limes and has a fresh citrus finish.

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.

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 2009

Elegant oaking is well balanced with complex fruit flavours and aromas of black cherry, mulberry and cassis. A finely structured palate with a clean acidity testifies to the wines maturation potential. A well textured and full mouth feel is complimented by a lingering finish that begs to be paired with a sumptuous meal.

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.

Wine Tasting

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.

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Cellar Visits

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.

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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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BELGIUM
Paradisi Wines
kristian@paradisi.be
www.paradisi.be

GERMANY
South African Wine Company
Zum Alten Hof 11, 93164 Brunn,
Deutschland
T: +49 (0) 179 7509861
info@southafricanwinecompany.com
www.southafricanwinecompany.com

eWine – GmbH
Allerborgen 15
Germany
T: +49 (5141) 34 90 218
info@eWine.eu
www.eWine.eu

THE NETHERLANDS
Wijn en Whisky Schuur Blankendalwei 4
8629 EH Scharnegoutum
The Netherlands
T: +31 515 430 722
www.wijnwhiskyschuur.nl

SWITZERLAND & LIECHTENSTEIN
Cape Wine Company
Tobias Kern GmbH
citizen space zurich
Heinrichstrasse 267
8005 Zürich, Switzerland
+41 79 303 99 48
contact@capewinecompany.com
www.capewinecompany.com

UNITED KINGDOM
Hard to Find Wines
The Tasting Rooms High Grosvenor,
Worfield,
Shropshire, United Kingdom WV15 5PG
T: +44 (0)1746 389 749
sales@htfwines.co.uk
www.htfwines.co.uk

Litmus Wines
London Road, Dorking
Surrey, RH5 6AA
T: 01306 879 829 m: 07811 196 209
mike@litmuswines.com
www.litmuswines.com