– White Wines –
Bloemendal Semillon ‐ 2010
Alc: 14.5% RS: 2.55g/l pH: 3.30 Acid: 6.69g/l
The nose has hints of citrus with a floral touch complementing the pear and fig character. A well rounded palate, with subtle earthy tones and a silky, long lingering finish.
Bloemendal BloemenBlanc ‐ 2011
Alc: 14.38% RS: 2.2g/l pH: 3.53 Acid: 5.7g/l
Bloemendal‘s Bloemenblanc is a blend of 58% Sauvignon Blanc and 42% Semillon. The herbaceous nose is complemented with hints of tropical fruit, guava and papaya, with inviting asparagus and green pepper undertones, brought about by the Sauvignon Blanc. The Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon synergy comes to its own on the palate, and the Semillon creates a full creamy after‐palate.
Bloemendal Sauvignon Blanc (Suider Terras) ‐ 2010
VERITAS 2011 ‐ Silver
Alc: 14.5% RS: 2.39g/l pH: 3.64 Acid: 5.42g/l
The 38 year old, low yielding bush vines situated at 350m above sea level on the south facing slopes of Kanonkop on the Bloemendal Estate produce this remarkable grape, cooled by the cold winds of the Atlantic Ocean, this wine shows distinctive Durbanville dustiness with intense flavours of gooseberry, green fig and nettle. The complexity of the wine grows more evident later with the development of strong asparagus and green pepper tones.
Bloemendal Sauvignon Blanc ‐ 2011
Michelangelo 2011 – Silver
Alc: 15.11% RS: 1.60g/l pH:3.56 Acid: 5.5g/l
Hints of ripe tropical fruit and gooseberry undertones leading to a long full flavoured finish. Asparagus and green pepper tones become more evident later as the complexity develops. Blended from four south facing blocks on the estate, this wine portrays the true characteristics of a Durbanville Sauvignon Blanc.
– Red Wines –
Bloemendal Merlot ‐ 2005
Alc: 14.5% RS: 3.2 g/l pH: 3.77 Acid: 4.8 g/l
A classically European style wine, with dominant eucalyptus flavours, spicy plum, cherry and succulent red berry. It’s an elegant wine with a velvety palate, well integrated wood, fine tannins and good accessibility.
Bloemendal Cabernet Sauvignon ‐ 2009
Alc: 13.71% RS: 2.7 g/l pH: 3.92 Acid: 4.8 g/l
A classically styled, refined wine with ripe blackcurrant and dominant red berry flavours. It’s an elegant wine with a velvety palate, well integrated oak maturation, fine tannins and good accessibility. The complexity of this wine will increase with further maturation.
Bloemendal Shiraz ‐ 2003
Michelangelo 2011 ‐ Gold
Alc: 14.31% RS: 1.6 g/l pH: 3.91 Acid: 6.2 g/l
This signature Durbanville style Shiraz offers a complex, fruity core wrapped in a well integrated spicy package. Ripe plum and liquorice with a graceful hint of black cherry and white pepper makes this wine the ideal partner for spicy lamb or rich oxtail. Firm tannins provide for great aging potential or enjoy this wine right now. These classic characteristics of this wine are brought about by hand picking the grapes and by using open kuips for fermentation.
Bloemendal Malbec ‐ 2010
Michelangelo 2011 – Gold
Alc: 13.73% RS: 0.8 g/l pH: 3.8 Acid: 6.2 g/l
A complex and layered nose, with an initial nutty impression followed by soft plum and cherry aromas with delicate spicy black pepper undertones. This young wine has great maturing capabilities, with soft tannins.
Bloemendal Pinotage ‐ 2010
Alc: 14.27% RS: 1.6 g/l pH: 4.21 Acid: 6.0 g/l
An earthy quality on the nose, followed by ripe red berries and a beautiful smoky pallet, with well rounded tannins, make this wine perfect to pair with most red dishes. The Pinotage grape is versatile enough to sustain itself, showing why it’s becoming South Africa’s signature wine.
Bloemendal Cape Blend
This Cape Blend has a deep red velvet start, with earthy undertones and full bodied mulberry. Made from a blend of Pinotage, Shiraz and Malbec, this wine resembles a typical Cape style blend.
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