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RISCURA RED HOT WINE AWARDS 2016 RESULTS

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Results of the second annual RisCura Red Hot Wine Awards featuring Bordeaux-style red blends as made in South Africa are now out.

59 entries from 46 producers were received and these were tasted blind (labels out of site) by the three-person panel, scoring done according to the 100-point quality scale.

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Wines to rate 90 points or higher were as follows:

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Congratulations to Groot Constantia Gouverneurs Reserve Red 2013

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93
Ernie Els Signature 2013
Mveme Raats MR de Compostella 2014

92
Delaire Graff Botmaskop 2014
Hartenberg The Mackenzie 2012
Spier Creative Block 5 2013
Vriesenhof Kallista 2010

91
Dombeya Fenix 2011
Eikendal Classique 2014
Uva Mira O.T.V. 2014

90
Creation Merlot Cabernet Sauvignon Petit Verdot 2014
Diemersdal Private Collection 2014
Rustenberg John X Merriman 2013

As producer of the best wine overall, Groot Constantia won a new 300-litre Selection range barrel from Tonnellerie Sylvain worth nearly R14 000.

 

To read the tasting report in full, download the following: #RisCuraRedHot – Tasting Report 2016


There is a public tastings of the top performing wines on 29 June in Cape Town. To buy tickets, CLICK HERE.

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