10 Year Old Wine Awards 2017:Results

10 Year Old Wine Awards 2017:Results

10 Year Old Wine Awards 2017:Results

Winemag.co.za is pleased to present the 10 Year Old Wine Awards 2017 – featuring wines from the 2007 vintage.

72 entries from 41 producers were received and these were tasted blind (labels out of sight) by the three-person panel, scoring done according to the 100-point quality scale.

Wines to rate 90 or higher on the 100-point quality scale were as follows:

Chardonnay


Tokara Stellenbosch 2007 – 91
La Bri – 90

Chenin Blanc


DeMorgenzon Reserve 2007 – 91
Rudera Robusto 2007 – 9
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Jordan Barrel Fermented 2007 – 90

Sauvignon Blanc


Tokara Elgin 2007 – 94

Cabernet Sauvignon


Neil Ellis Vineyard Selection Jonkershoek Valley 2007 – 91
Le Riche Reserve 2007 – 90

Pinot Noir


Hamilton Russell Vineyards 2007 – 91

Red blends


Simonsig Tiara 2007 – 92
Tokara Director’s Reserve 2007 – 92
Remhoogte Estate 2007 – 91
Villiera Monro 2007 – 91
Daylea 2007 (Grangehurst) – 90

Shiraz/Syrah


Haut Espoir 2007 – 91
Simonsig Merindol 2007- 90

Muscadel


Nuy 2007 – 94

Port-style Fortified


Boplaas Cape Vintage Reserve 2007 – 91
Bredell’s Cape Vintage Reserve 2007 – 90

To read the tasting report in full, download the following: 10 Year Old Wine Awards 2017 – Tasting Report

To view a photo album of the awards function, CLICK HERE.