SA rosé keeps on rocking

by | Aug 22, 2017 | Business and Marketing, Wineland

Rosé Rocks!’ is South Africa’s first dedicated rosé wine competition which seeks to recognise excellence in rosé winemaking and promote the SA Rosé category. Globally rosé is one of the fastest growing categories of wine. In South Africa alone, sales trebled between 2007 and 2014. This is exciting for consumers and winemakers alike and they simply cannot get enough of this style of wine with all of its sex appeal.

The winners of the recent 2017 Rosé Rocks competition were:

Still Wine Double Gold Medal Winners 

Backsberg Pinotage Rosé 2017
La Couronne Merlot Rosé 2017
Lace Dry Rosé by Almenkerk 2017
Le Pommier Rosé 2017
Lutzville Shiraz Rosé 2017
Quando Mourvedre 2017
Steenberg Ruby Rosé 2017
Villa Esposto Rosé 2016
Zevenwacht 7even Rosé 2017

Still Wine Gold Medal Winners

Allesverloren Tinta Rosé 2017
Babylonstoren Mourvedre Rosé 2017
Bellingham Strawberry Rosé 2017
Croydon Title Deed Rosé 2017
De Krans Pinotage Rosé 2017
Delaire Graff Cabernet Franc Rosé 2016
Diemersfontein Rosé 2016
Foothills Vineyards Dry Rosé 2016
Goats do Roam Rosé 2017
KC Cabernet Franc Rosé 2016
Ken Forrester Petit Rosé 2017
Mulderbosch Cabernet Sauvignon Rosé 2017
Piekenierskloof Grenache Rosé 2016
Laibach Ladybird Organic Rosé 2017
Topiary Rosé 2016
Vrede en Lust Jess Dry Rosé 2017

MCC Double Gold Medal Winners

Aetheria Rosé NV  (African Pride)
Graham Beck Brut Rosé 2012
Le Lude Rosé NV
Lord’s Brut Rosé NV
Silverthorn The Genie Rosé Brut NV
Villiera Tradition Brut Rosé NV

MCC Gold medal winners

Allée Bleue Brut Rosé 2014
Domaine des Dieux Rose of Sharon Brut Rosé 2010
Kleine Zalze Brut Rosé NV
Wildekrans Brut Rosé 2013

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