Our Private CollectionSIR PERCYSir Percy, a classic Bordeaux-style wine, was made in 2004 as a dedication to the Biltonfamily‟s great-grandfather, Sir Percy Bilton. Ruby-red in colour it has beautifullybalanced tannins and black olive/leather aroma with hints of violet.THE BILTONDark, intense red in colour. Aromatic, classic Frenchconnection, smokey, blueberries, mint, violets, musky. Most importantly is the aroma ofblack cherries, similar to the great AMARONE wine of the Valpolicella area in Italy. Longlingering aftertaste. A spicy and well-balanced wine. Drink now or enjoy later....2030+VIOGNIER 2008This golden wine, aged in completely new barrels of 90% French oak and a dash of Acaciawood, has a sweet, opulent nose-into-mouth feel with a big, velvety structure. The bouquetof peach and lemon blossom is laced with hints of honey, and finishes with a long sweet-spicey, well-balanced aftertaste.This bold wine is best enjoyed by 2015.
Our Cellar CollectionSHIRAZ 2006This wine billows with aromas of wild berry, organic, meaty and spicy flavours. Vanilla and cinnamon are accompanied by attractive whiffs of leather, black olives and fineoak.The rich and complex palate rewards with a velvety and intense body with balanced tannins and a lingering aftertaste. Because it is well structured, this wine has greatageing potential. It is superb with roast lamb and mint sauce, well-cured ham, spicychicken and red meatMERLOT 2007This Merlot has a deep purple colour, a “sweet” enticing nose: sweet violets, lavender,ripe plum cherry with a sweet-spicy backing. It all repeats in the mouth with theaddition of sweet chocolate and a hint of coffee.CABERNET SAUVIGNON 2006This is an elegantly stylish wine that entices with an earthy bouquet of cloves, cinnamonand black olives with touches of tobacco and truffle. The well-balanced, masculinepalate delights with complex layers of developing fruit and the wine has a superblylingering aftertaste.Enjoy now or within six to eight years from harvest. While this is a versatile tablecompanion, rare grilled steak and rich stews are especially recommended.
The Matt Black CollectionMATT BLACK 2008The first vintage to be released on the local market, is a rich blend of CabernetSauvignon, Shiraz, Petit Verdot and Merlot with a smattering of Mourvèdre and Pinotage.Winemaker Rudi de Wet describes this luscious red as a complex blend with alovely, deep garnet colour that bursts with flavours of wild berries and ripe cherries.The Petit Verdot adds a mild spice, while the Cabernet Sauvignon a succulentmeatiness. The well-rounded palate rewards with mellow ripe tannins overflowing into alingering aftertaste of dark chocolate.MATT BLACK Sauvignon Blanc 2011This is an elegant, fruit-driven wine, layered with aromas of kiwi-fruit, sweetapples, passion fruit and Namakwa„s floral notes. Green pear and peas presentbeautifully on the palate and is followed by a smooth rounded aftertaste. Classic instyle showing great balance in structure and acidity.
Bilton RestaurantThe Bilton Estate is most widely recognised as an old-world winery where fleets of vintage cars shimmerin the gentle embrace of the Helderberg Mountain range‟s golden slopes.The Bilton Wines Tasting Room, blends the most decadent of sensory experiences with its chocolate andwine tasting offering, specifically designed to enhance the distinct characteristics of each of our finewines. At Bilton Restaurant, sweet and savoury flavours amalgamate to create a traditional Cape culinaryexperience.Traditional Bobotie, Homemade chicken pie and the Matt Black burger are firm favourites over a glassof wine in front of one of our fireplaces or out on one of our sun-kissed balconies.
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