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 beautifully balancedtannins and black olive/leather aroma with hints of violet.THE BILTONDark, intense red in colour. Aromatic, classic French connection, smokey, blueberries, mint, violets, muMost importantly is the aroma of black cherries, similar to the great AMARONE wine of the Valpolicearea in Italy. Long lingering aftertaste. A spicy and well-balanced wine. Drink now or enjoy later....203VIOGNIER 2008This golden wine, aged in completely new barrels of 90% French oak and a dash of Acacia wood, has a sopulent nose-into-mouth feel with a big, velvety structure. The bouquet of peach and lemon blossom is 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 fine oak.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 great ageing potential.It is superb with roast lamb and mint sauce, well-cured ham, spicy chicken 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, cinnamon and black olive with touches of tobacco and truffle. The well-balanced, masculine palate delights with complex layersdeveloping fruit and the wine has a superbly lingering aftertaste.Enjoy now or within six to eight years from harvest. While this is a versatile table companion, rare griland 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 Cabernet Sauvignon,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 a lovely, deep garnet colour twith flavours of wild berries and ripe cherries. The Petit Verdot adds a mild spice, while the Cabernet Saa succulent meatiness. The well-rounded palate rewards with mellow ripe tannins overflowing into a lingeraftertaste of dark chocolate.MATT BLACK Sauvignon Blanc 2011This is an elegant, fruit-driven wine, layered with aromas of kiwi-fruit, sweet apples, passion fruit and Namfloral notes. Green pear and peas present beautifully on the palate and is followed by a smooth rounded afClassic in style 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 shimmer in the genof the Helderberg Mountain range’s golden slopes.The Bilton Wines Tasting Room, blends the most decadent of sensory experiences with its chocolate and wine tastispecifically designed to enhance the distinct characteristics of each of our fine wines.At Bilton Restaurant, sweet and savoury flavours amalgamate to create a traditional Cape culinary experience.Traditional Bobotie, Homemade chicken pie and the Matt Black burger are firm favourites over a glass of wine in fone of our fireplaces or out on one of our sun-kissed balconies.
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