Rousseau Wines

A new generation of winemakers

The name Rousseau comes from the French ‘rous’ meaning ‘red’ and typically was a name given to a person with a ruddy complexion. Rousseau was also a Genevan philosopher. Winemakers need a good understanding of all things red. They also blend art with science as much as any philosopher. Rousseau therefore seems a perfect name for a winemaker, albeit André Rousseau did not have the full ruddy complexion that perhaps is more shown by a heavy drinker rather than a vintner. I met André for a tasting of his wines at Steenberg as that is where he makes them. His path to today is a long and successful one. Formerly the viticulturalist and then winemaker at Constantia Uitsig, André was responsible for over 16 years for major replanting of …

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We try to make fine wines that enrich the taste and the soul.

13

% Alcohol

6250

Bottles

84

Points awarded

Rousseau

GRACE Sauvignon Blanc 2018

  • 13% Alcohol
  • 6250 Bottles
  • 84 Points awarded

Rousseau

BABETTE Bordeaux Red 2016

  • 60% Cabernet Sauvignon
  • 30% Cabernet Franc
  • 10% Merlot
60

% Cabernet Sauvignon

30

% Cabernet Franc

10

% Merlot

14

% Alcohol

2750

Bottles

94

Points awarded

Rousseau

SACHARIA Wooded Sauvignon Blanc 2018

  • 14% Alcohol
  • 2750 Bottles
  • 94 Points awarded

Rousseau

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