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Absa Top 10 Pinotage competition 2016 winners

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Results of the 20th annual Absa Top 10 Pinotage competition have just been announced, the winners as follows:

Diemersdal Reserve 2015
Flagstone Writer’s Block 2014
Fleur du Cap Unfiltered 2014
Kanonkop 2010
Knorhoek Two Clubs 2015
KWV The Mentors 2013
L’Avenir Single Block 2014
Perdeberg The Dryland Collection 2014
Rijk’s Reserve 2013
Rooiberg Reserve 2015

The 20 finalists were available for tasting and my top wines were as follows:

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Kanonkop 2013
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Rijk’s Reserve 2013
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Delheim Vera Cruz 2014
L’Avenir Single Block 2014
Kanonkop 2010
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Landskroon 2014
KWV The Mentors 2013

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    • Hi Joe,I understand it is the Pinotage Association’s policy to only reward one wine per producer – which for me is a bit like saying the All Blacks aren’t allowed to play in the next World Cup so as to give everybody else a chance.

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