Established in 1714 by two Frenchmen from the city Montpellier (“Spyseniersberg” or “Chef’s Mountain”) in France, this historic Cape Dutch Wine Estate recently celebrated its 300th anniversary. Steeped in a rich history of wine making, Montpellier is renowned for producing wines with integrity and character representative of the Tulbagh Valley terroir.
In addition to producing award-winning wine, Montpellier serves as a tranquil getaway and stunning event venue. Its charming hillside chapel, Cape Dutch homestead, reception facilities and expansive grounds offer breath-taking views of the magnificent surrounding mountains and provide the perfect setting for any memorable occasion. Montpellier offers a world of historical and natural beauty all in one place for a relaxing food and wine daytrip, a weekend getaway with family and friends, or the wedding of your dreams.
Montpellier Rosé 2017
This Shiraz Rosé is packed with zesty cherry and strawberry fruit flavours. It shows great length with a clean smooth finish.
This wine is made to be enjoyed while still young and fresh.
Cultivar: 100% Shiraz
Montpellier Chenin Blanc 2017
A ripe and tropical Chenin blanc which boldly displays a hearty citrus bouquet before it bursts on the palate in a delectable finale.
Cultivar: 100% Chenin Blanc
This Chardonnay is subtly wooded and grown from its own Burgundy-like, well-drained, stony virgin soil. Fermented in third and fourth French and Hungarian oak barrels, it yields creamy citrus aromas with an exciting minerality, with finely structured elegant tannins and a spicy finesse.
Cultivar: 100% Chardonnay
Montpellier’s newest Bordeaux blend was individually oaked for 12 months. This full-bodied plum red wine abounds with red fruits, plum and rose petals. It is well balanced in both tannin and acidity adding a firm yet elegant mouth feel making this a wine of delight for the connoisseur and novice alike.
Cultivar: 55% Merlot; 31% Cabernet Sauvignon; 14% Petit Verdot
This dried, salmon pink MCC Rose is absolutely delicate with hints of strawberry, raspberry and yeasty mushroom forest flavours on the nose. It offers a long and refreshing mouth feel with Turkish delight and rose water bursting through on the palate. Best Served chilled with or without food and can be associated with luxury foods such as caviar, black and white truffles, oysters and the finest smoked salmon.
Cultivar: 100% Pinot Noir