Estate Experience

The Opulent Book XVII 2018 Début…

18 Mar 2020 | BY Mariette Carstens

From the timeless unison of craftsmanship and nature, comes the extraordinary 2018 vintage of the ultra-lavish Book XVII. Beautifully complex and exquisitely elegant, this lush, handcrafted red blend was a logical evolution of De Toren’s acclaimed Bordeaux styled blends. An expression of meticulous winemaking and extreme viticulture. In a word a showcase wine – to […]

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Meet De Toren’s Winemaking Team…

18 Mar 2020 | BY Mariette Carstens

Without aim and direction you are nowhere. At De Toren, our wine crafting roadmap is clear and precise. Our objective is to develop the Bordeaux concept and adapt it to be uniquely South African – achieving very complexed, balanced and expressive wines. None of which would have been possible without the extraordinary expertise and knowledge […]

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The Face Behind the Case…

11 Dec 2019 | BY Mariette Carstens

De Toren Private Cellar is renowned for craftsmanship and our continuous quest for perfection. This meticulous attention to detail, every step of the way would not be possible without the amazing members of the extended De Toren team. One of the very last steps in this process, before the enjoyment of the wines by you, […]

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The De Toren Story…

11 Dec 2019 | BY Anja Bekker

‘THE TRUTH IS IN THE VINE’; just six simple words etched onto the walls of De Toren Private Cellar’s underground tasting room and vinoteque. And yet they neatly encapsulate the estate’s guiding philosophy, an approach that has – in little more than 20 years – elevated this boutique Stellenbosch cellar into one of South Africa’s […]

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