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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.
Pale straw with green tinges. This wine displays an array and abundancy of tropical fruit characters on the nose, including passion fruit, pineapple, litchi, guava and limes. The palate is layered with complexity and mouth coating texture, whilst still offering a fresh and zesty appeal.
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.
Our Little Rock Rouge 2016 is a blended wine of mostly Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot with dollops of Syrah and Petit Verdot all lending a helping hand to the final blend. 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 and dark chocolate with fine, polished tannins. This wine strikes a perfect balance between easy-drinking and complexity showing a balanced fruit profile and a smooth, soft palate. We create this wine to be enjoyed for all occasions!
The Little Rock Blanc is a very fresh and clean wine, blended and bottled to be enjoyed every day. A blend of four
different cultivators, namely Semillon, Viognier, Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc give this wine a pale straw green colour with an inviting fruit profile of peaches and citrus notes. The palate is elegant with balanced texture and acidity. This is an alluring wine that is both approachable and generous in all respects.
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.
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 is ruby red in colour with a light brick red tinge, a classic Bordeaux styled wine boasting cassis, spice and graphite interlaced with eucalyptus, lead, cedar and pencil shavings. The pallet is elegant and refined, portraying nuances of dark fruits and blackcurrant.
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.
Pale straw colour with golden hues, the wine displays fresh citrus tones, with notes of apricot, peach stone fruits and cantaloupe.
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.
Explore the world of wine at Mont Rochelle
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.
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.
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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Andreadis Estate Wines
Im Hoffeld 62, A-8046 Graz. Austria
T: +43 (0) 664 1690 000
BRITISH VIRGIN ISLAND
Proudly African Limited
P.O. Box 3069 Road Town, Tortola, British Virgin Islands
T: (284) - 494 - 5954
F: (284) - 494 - 7055
eWine – GmbH
T: +49 (5141) 34 90 218
South African Wine Company
Zum Alten Hof 11, 93164 Brunn,
T: +49 (0) 179 7509861
A. Briana iela 7, Riga LV- 1001, Latvia
T: +371 670 80603
Morija Supply Ltd.
T: +250 786 482 899
SOUTH AFRICA: Gauteng and Mpumalanga
Great Wines (Pty) Ltd
Tel: + 27 11 483 3118
Fax: + 27 11 483 3692
Cell: + 27 84 616 3410
SWITZERLAND & LIECHTENSTEIN
Cape Wine Company
Tobias Kern GmbH
citizen space zurich
8005 Zürich, Switzerland
+41 79 303 99 48
Wijn en Whisky Schuur Blankendalwei 4
8629 EH Scharnegoutum
T: +31 515 430 722
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
It’s time to crack open a bottle! We're extremely proud to announce that Mont Rochelle has been awarded the Vineyard of the Year 2018 in South Africa at the Luxury Travel Guide Food & Drink Awards.
Congratulations to our winemarker, Dustin and all the team!