Acclaimed Both Locally and Internationally

Hand sorting the grapes at Le Bonheur has remained our tradition. This is one of the reasons why Le Bonheur’s wines are so acclaimed both locally and internationally and why they consistently receive prestigious awards in top wine competitions across the globe.

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Sauvignon Blanc

Consistently rated as one of the Cape’s finest, this unwooded Sauvignon Blanc is fresh and displays characteristic flintiness and tropical fruit, with an enduring aftertaste.

2010 VINTAGE

2011 • Selections Mondiales Des Vins • Gold

Cabernet Sauvingnon

This dry wine, deep-ruby in colour, with aromas of blackcurrant and mulberry, is full-bodied and well-rounded. The berry flavours are endorsed by silky vanilla aromas and well-structured tannins.A wine with excellent ageing potential.

2000 VINTAGE

2012 • Veritas • Gold Museum

2008 VINTAGE

2011 • Selections Mondiales Des Vins • Gold

Prime – Red Blend

This powerful red wine has a preponderance of Merlot, underpinned by sturdy Cabernet Sauvignon. It is a demonstrative, open wine, which immediately reveals its luscious fruitiness, spiked with concentrated spices and fresh berry notes. Already rich and full when released, Le Bonheur Prima promises great complexity.

1999 VINTAGE

2012 • Michealangelo International Wine Awards • Golden Oldie Trophy

History of the estate

The history of the estate dates back to the late 18th century when it was granted by Lord Charles Somerset to its first owner, Jacob Isak De Villiers.

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Our winemaker

She is excited, and keen to learn each vineyard block’s niche terroir to ensure the true identity is retained in the wine and to always ensure balance and complexity.

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