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Cape Mentelle

The winery is headquartered in the city Margaret River in the eponymous winegrowing area (GI) of the state of Western Australia (Zone South West Australia) was founded in 1970 by the well-known Australian entrepreneur David Hohnen, the winery was put into operation in 1977. In addition to viticulture and orchards is operated. Since 2003, the operation is like the New Zealand sister property Cloudy Bay in the possession of the luxury goods company LVMH, The vineyards are located near the city and cover over 200 hectares of vineyards. They are planted with the red varieties Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Petit Verdot, Shiraz and Zinfandel, and with the white varieties Chardonnay, Chenin Blanc, Marsanne, Roussanne, Sauvignon Blanc and Sémillon. In addition to the varietal wines, the cuvées Georgiana and Marmaduke are produced. The flagship of the house is a classic Bordeaux blend (main share CS, Merlot, CF, Petit Verdot), which is extended 15 months in American and French oak barrels.

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