Guild Members win at Top 100 SA Wines 2013

The Cape Winemakers Guild is proud to announce our members that have recently triumphed at the Top 100 SA Wines awards.

The judging criteria at the Top 100 SA Wines applies objective protocols and methodologies in its annual wine list challenge.

Renowned sommeliers, consultants and restaurant experts utilise benchmark templates with consistency and transparency to set new levels of judging standards. Subjectivity is removed and is replaced with objectivity and openness  A novel approach using a second panel of consumer experts then rates lists for possible Good Value awards.

And so, without further ado, a sincere congratulations to our members and their winning wines:

Carel Nel at Boplaas Wines

Boplaas Cape Vintage Reserve 2010
Category:  Port style
Origin:  Calitzdorp

Jacques Borman at Boschkloof Wines

Boschkloof Syrah 2010
Category:  Shiraz
Origin:  Stellenbosch

David Nieuwoudt at Cederberg Private Cellar

Cederberg Cabernet Sauvignon 2010
Category:  Cabernet Sauvignon
Origin:  Cederberg

Cederberg Five Generations Cabernet Sauvignon 2010
Category:  Cabernet Sauvignon
Origin:  Cederberg

Cederberg Ghost Corner Sauvignon Blanc 2012
Category:  Sauvignon Blanc
Origin:  Cederberg

Cederberg Ghost Corner Semillon 2011
Category:  Other white cultivars
Origin:  Cederberg

Cederberg Sauvignon Blanc 2012
Category:  Sauvignon Blanc
Origin:  Cederberg

Charles Hopkins at De Grendel Wines

De Grendel Op die Berg Pinot Noir 2010
Category:  Pinot Noir
Origin: Durbanville

Louis Strydom at Ernie Els Wines

Ernie Els Big Easy 2011
Category:  Other red blends
Origin:  Stellenbosch

Boela Gerber at Groot Constantia

Groot Constantia Chardonnay 2012
Category:  Chardonnay
Origin:  Constantia

Groot Constantia Gouverneurs Reserve Red 2010
Category:  Bordeaux red blends
Origin:  Constantia

Groot Constantia Grand Constance 2010
Category:  Natural sweet wines
Origin:  Constantia

Groot Constantia Shiraz 2010
Category:  Shiraz
Origin:  Constantia

Etienne le Riche at Le Riche Wines

Le Riche Cabernet Sauvignon 2010
Category:  Cabernet Sauvignon
Origin:  Stellenbosch

Le Riche Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve 2010
Category:  Cabernet Sauvignon
Origin:  Stellenbosch

Bernhard Veller at Nitida Cellars

Nitida Calligraphy 2011
Category:  Bordeaux red blends
Origin:  Durbanville

Nitida Sauvignon Blanc 2012
Category:  Sauvignon Blanc
Origin:  Durbanville

Braam van Velden at Overgaauw

Overgaauw Cape Vintage 1993
Category:  Port style
Origin:  Stellenbosch

Overgaauw Merlot 2010
Category:  Merlot
Origin:  Stellenbosch

Andries Burger at Paul Cluver Wines

Paul Cluver Chardonnay 2011
Category:  Chardonnay
Origin:  Elgin

Paul Cluver Pinot Noir 2010
Category:  Pinot Noir
Origin:  Elgin

Paul Cluver Riesling 2011
Category:  Other white cultivars
Origin:  Elgin

Paul Cluver Sauvignon Blanc 2012
(Also won a Best Value Award)
Category:  Sauvignon Blanc
Origin:  Elgin

Paul Cluver Seven Flags Pinot Noir 2009
Category:  Pinot Noir
Origin:  Elgin

Dewaldt Heyns at Saronsberg Cellar

Saronsberg Brut Methode Cap Classique 2009
Category:  Méthode Cap Classique
Origin:  Stellenbosch

Saronsberg Full Circle 2010
Category:  Rhône-style blends
Origin:  Stellenbosch

Saronsberg Provenance Rooi 2010
Category:  Bordeaux red blends
Origin:  Stellenbosch

Saronsberg Sauvignon Blanc 2012
(Also won a Best Value Award)
Category:  Sauvignon Blanc
Origin:  Stellenbosch

Johan Malan at Simonsig

Simonsig Cuvée Royale 2007
Category:  Méthode Cap Classique
Origin:  Stellenbosch

Simonsig Redhill Pinotage 2009
Category:  Pinotage
Origin:  Stellenbosch

Simonsig Syrah Merindol 2010
Category:  Shiraz
Origin:  Stellenbosch

Miles Mossop at Tokara

Tokara Director's Reserve Red 2009
Category:  Bordeaux red blends
Origin:  Stellenbosch