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Awards

Vintage 1998

  • “Voted second best joint venture in the world ” 92 points - place on par with Opus One (Winner) – UK Wine Magazine.
  • Le Sommet 4 ½ star John Platter

Vintage 1999

  • Mont du Toit - 4 ½ star John Platter
  • Mont du Toit - Stephan Tanzer, 2 best SA Wine  

Vintage 2000

  • Mont du Toit - 4 ½ star John Platter

Vintage 2001

  • Mont du Toit – “ Decanter Trophy – SA’s best Bordeaux blend over 10 £”
  • Mont du Toit - Juliet Cullinan – Gold – Trophy
  • Mont du Toit - 4 ½ star John Platter

Vintage 2002

  • Mont du Toit - 4 ½ star John Platter & Swiss International Air lines Silver medal
  • Le Sommet - 4 ½ star John Platter & Highest scoring red wine for more than 12 months in the Wine Magazine.
  • Mont du Toit International Decanter – Bronze
  • Mont du Toit - Dinners Club recommendation

Vintage 2003

  • Mont du Toit - 4 ½ star John Platter
  • Mont du Toit 2003 - Swiss International Air lines Silver medal
  • Mont du Toit 2003 – Bronze Decanter
  • Mont du Toit 2003 – 5 stars – ENO World Wine – Award of Excellence. Hamburg, Germany
  • Le Sommet 2003 – Decanter Award – silver (2009)

Vintage 2004

  • Les Coteaux 2004 - Swiss International Air lines Silver medal
  • Les Coteaux 2004 – Old Mutual Wine Trophy – Bronze. Highest score of 79%, followed by Rust en Vrede 78%, Engelbrecht Els 75 % and Warwick Three Cape Ladies 72%
  • Les Coteaux 2004 – SAA Premium Class winelist. Best red blend tasted out of 142 wines entered

Vintage 2005

  • Mont du Toit 2005 – Decanter Award – bronze (2009)
  • Mont du Toit Le Sommet 2005 - 4 Star John Platter 2012

Vintage 2006

  • Mont du Toit 2006 – 5 stars – ENO WorldWine – Award of Excellence. Hamburg, Germany
  • Le Sommet 2006 – 5 stars – ENO WorldWine – Award of Excellence. Hamburg, Germany
  • Les Coteaux Selection 2006 – Silver Veritas (October 2010)

Vintage 2007

  • Mont du Toit Les Coteaux Selection 2007 - 4 1/2 Star John Platter 2012

Vintage 2008

  • Blouvlei Red 2008 – Best Red blend – Neil Pendock: Wine Guru diaries (August 2010)

Vintage 2009

  • Les Coteaux Merlot 2009 – Silver Veritas (October 2010)
  • Les Coteaux Cabernet Sauvignon 2009 – Bronze Veritas (October 2010)
  • Les Coteaux Shiraz 2009 – Silver Michelangelo Award (September 2010)

Vintage 2010

  • Mont du Toit Les Coteaux Cabernet Sauvignon 2010 - 4 Star John Platter 2012
  • Mont du Toit Les Coteaux Merlot 2010 - 4 Star John Platter 2012
  • Mont du Toit Les Coteaux Shiraz 2010 - 4 Star John Platter 2012

Some Comments:

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

“This wonderfully flossy wine combines an impressive structure with rich, concentrated flavours” – 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.

“A quantum leap regarding wine needs to be mentioned. One of the most remarkable is Mont du Toit.” – Mario Scheuermann, The top wines of the world, Weincompass.

”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.

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

  • This wonderfully flossy wine combines an impressive structure with rich, concentrated flavours
    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

  • A quantum leap regarding wine needs to be mentioned. One of the most remarkable is Mont du Toit.
    Mario Scheuermann, The top wines of the world, Weincompass

  • 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