Cape Mentelle was one of the pioneering Margaret River Estates in the 1970s and today is one of the most renowned.
Established by David Hohnen in the 1970 it now has over 80 hectares of well-sited prime vineyard sites which benefit from the cooling maritime influences as well as from the gravel based soils. Cape Mentelle also buy grapes in from half a dozen contracted growers.
Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon, Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Merlot are planted and an exemplary range of premium wines are produced. Its Sémillon/Sauvignon Blanc is remarkably similar to Cloudy Bay's and both properties are now owned by Veuve Clicquot.