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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 2018

Pale straw with green tinges. This wine displays an abundance of tropical fruit characters on the nose, including passion fruit, white peach, mango, guava and limes. The palate is layered with complexity and mouth coating texture, whilst still offering a fresh and zesty appeal.

Mont Rochelle Syrah 2015

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 2016

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!

Little Rock Blanc 2016

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 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 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.

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 Chardonnay 2017

Pale straw colour with golden hues, the 2017 Mont Rochelle Chardonnay displays flinty, mineral and white stone fruit like
characteristics on the nose. There are hints of citrus and pear on the palate which is refreshingly long and angular on the finish.

Merlot 2009

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.

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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Andreadis Estate Wines
Im Hoffeld 62, A-8046 Graz. Austria
T: +43 (0) 664 1690 000

Proudly African Limited
P.O. Box 3069 Road Town, Tortola, British Virgin Islands
T: (284) - 494 - 5954
F: (284) - 494 - 7055

Paradisi Wines

eWine – GmbH
Allerborgen 15
T: +49 (5141) 34 90 218

South African Wine Company
Zum Alten Hof 11, 93164 Brunn,
T: +49 (0) 179 7509861

Amber Distribution
A. Briana iela 7, Riga LV- 1001, Latvia
T: +371 670 80603

Morija Supply Ltd.
Kigali, Rwanda
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

Cape Wine Company
Tobias Kern GmbH
citizen space zurich
Heinrichstrasse 267
8005 Zürich, Switzerland
+41 79 303 99 48

Wijn en Whisky Schuur Blankendalwei 4
8629 EH Scharnegoutum
The Netherlands
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

Litmus Wines
London Road, Dorking
Surrey, RH5 6AA
T: 01306 879 829 m: 07811 196 209

Vineyard of the Year 2018

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!