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Blouvlei 2010 (Red)

Blouvlei Wyne (Pty) Ltd.

Mainly Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Shiraz.

Ettienne Barnard.


Abraham Cloete.

W.O. Wellington.
Situated on the foothills of the Hawequa mountains, overlooking Wellington.

Cold and wet winter.  Normal rainfall in spring.

Weathered granite; sandy loam in lower lying areas.

Colour dark ruby red; fruity with plummy flavours; well developed fruity nose; smooth mouth feel; balanced; integrated.


Age of vines from 6 to 12 years.  All grapes are hand picked and sorted to ensure only sound healthy fruit is used for vinifiation.  Cold maceration and low fermentation temperature ensure the preservation of fruit aromas.



A blend of 77% Cabernet Sauvignon (giving structure), 13% Shiraz (for a combination of spice and smokiness), 10% Merlot (giving elegance). The wine was matured in French oak barrels for 18 months.



Alcohol:  13.5%
Residual Sugar:  4 g/l
T/A:  5,0 g/l
PH:  3.56

  • Mont du Toit is a producer of cult South African Mega Reds
    Daily Mail, London

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    The Sunday Telegraph Magazine, London

  • The Mont du Toit from South Africa is breathtaking, subtle and velvety
    Simon Hoggart, Wine Spectator, UK

  • Very complex but absolutely seamless, this is a beautiful wine and the one bottle I’d choose to exemplify the premise of this column. Sublime stuff.
    Michael Franz, Washington Post, USA

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  • And it paid off, with Mont du Toit wines achieving cult status in “Germany overnight..Or in Brillat-savarin speak, definitely better than sex...
    Neill Pendock, Sunday Times