Duvon Winery Shiraz

Project Info

Client DuVon Winery
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Project Description

This wine is all about pleasure. Store it and it will age well and become more and more elegant, Open it now and you will find spicy, chocolate and ripe berry aromas together with comfortable tannins in one bottle. Robertson is known for its great Shiraz over the years. This wine is a great example of it.

Wine Maker

DuVon is situated near Robertson in the De Goree district that forms part of the Valley of Wine and Roses. The name DuVon symbolizes the merging of the two sole co-owners: Armand Hercolaas Du Toit, winemaker, and his uncle, Alex Karl Von Klopmann, professional engineer and farmer.

Armand acquired a passion for winemaking from his parents, Ida and Jacques du Toit, who were fruit and wine growers. Together with his uncle Alex, he set about restoring the cellar at DuVon, which dates back to 1940. Proof of his passion for winemaking is the fact that Armand began making wine at the age of 19.

Armand and Alex, sharing a commitment to producing noble wines, will continue to produce excellent wines for years to come, driven by an ambition to pay tribute to their family legacy.

Awards:
  • 3.5 Stars – 2010 Platter Wine Guide
  • 91pts, Gold Medal & Best Buy – 2010 WV Wine Competition
  • 88 pts – Wine Enthusiast
  • 2010 Gold Medal – Beverage Testing Institute
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