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Platter 2006

Platter (German),

South African Wines, 2006

Sterne aus 5:

Le Sommet 02 **** ½

“..konzentrierte Schwarzkirsche, Roastbeef, rauchige Noten ....”

Mont du Toit 03 ****

“...wuerzig, kraeftige Tannine, balanciert, sollte sich leicht entfalten .....”

Les Coteaux 03 *** ½

“...ausgeglichen, grosszuegiges Gefuehl im Mund, unauffaellige Tannine....”

Hawequas 03 *** “....reife Cassis mit vollen Tanninen, ausgeglichen...”


Platter (English),

South African Wines, 2006

Stars out of 5:

Le Sommet 02 **** ½

“...concentrated black cherry, touches of roast beef, oak char....”

Mont du Toit 03 ****

“...spicy, tannic grip balanced, should unfold with ease.....”

Les Coteaux 03 *** ½

“...well rounded, generous feel, tannins unintimidating....”

Hawequas 03 ***

“....ripe cassis with ripe tannins to match...”

  • 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