Cape Winemakers Guild

Large Scale In Height And Talent, Small Scale In Production

Donovan Rall

I am looking forward to being part of this group of winemakers, many who have helped me along the way and who I’ve been looking up to for the last 10 years while establishing my brand.”

Donovan Rall is the founder of Rall Wines, a premium winery based in the heart of the Cape Winelands in South Africa. He was born and raised in the region, and developed a passion for wine at a young age while working in vineyards during his school holidays. With over 20 years of experience in the industry, Donovan is known for his innovative winemaking techniques and exceptional palate, producing highly sought after wines that reflect the unique terroir of the region.

In 2002, he established Rall Wines with a focus on producing top-quality wines made from hand-picked grapes grown in carefully selected vineyards. He is dedicated to sustainable farming practices and works closely with local communities to ensure the preservation of the land for future generations.

Donovan’s wines have received numerous accolades and awards, including being listed among the top 100 wines in the world by Wine & Spirit magazine. He is also a sought-after speaker and judge at international wine competitions, and his wines have been served at prestigious events and in top restaurants around the world.

Donovan’s unwavering commitment to quality and his passion for winemaking have earned him a reputation as one of South Africa’s leading winemakers. His dedication to his craft is evident in every bottle of Rall Wines, making them some of the most sought-after wines in the world.

  • +27 72 182 7571
  • Swartland Appellation

Auctioned Wines

Rall Wines Noa Syrah 2021

Auction Year: 2023

Rall Wines Noa Syrah 2021

100% Syrah
Wine of Origin Swartland

  • Grown on the lowest yielding part of my best Syrah vineyard.
  • Schist soils.
  • This is the maiden vintage of this wine.
  • A powerful wine, but with an alcohol of only 12.5%.

Tasting Notes: Typical, dark perfumed and fynbos-driven nose with a good structure and savoury palate associated with schist soils.

Ready for drinking from 2025 to 2030.

Winemaker: Donovan Rall

Price raised per case

  • 6 x 750ml or equivalent
  • Highest: R 17 500
  • Lowest: R 11 000
  • Average: R 15 250


  • Bottle Size 750ml
  • Case Size: 6 x 750ml
  • Cases Produced: 30
  • Cases Auctioned: 20


  • Alc: 12.5 vol%
  • RS: 1.3 g/l
  • TA: 5.7 g/l
  • pH: 3.72

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