Average scores from blind tasting of 2010 CWG Auction wines

September 1, 2010
by Christian
in Opinion & Analysis
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When wine commentators Michael Fridjhon, Tim James, Neil Pendock, Chrisitine Rudman and I convened to taste the line-up of 2010 Cape Winemakers Guild Auction wines, it was agreed to score according to the 100-point system and individual scores were captured. For interest, the arithmetic average scores of the wines involved appear below :

91.8
Tullie Family Vineyards The Yair 2009 (Nicky Versfeld)

91.4
Boplaas Auction Reserve Port 2008

91
Nitida Aureus 2009

90.8
AA Badenhorst Family Wines Kalmoesfontein NLH Volume 2 2008

89.6
Edgebaston Cabernet Sauvignon Auction Reserve 2008

89.2
Cederberg Private Cellar Elim Semillon 2010

89
Kanonkop CWG Paul Sauer 2007

88.8
Paul Cluver The Wagon Trail Chardonnay 2009

86.6
Villiera Shooting Star 2007 86.6

85.8
Cape Point Vineyards Auction Reserve White 2008
Rijk’s Private Cellar Auction Reserve Chenin Blanc 2009
Rijk’s Private Cellar Auction Reserve Semillon/Sauvignon Blanc 2009

85.6
Kaapzicht Cape Blend Auction Reserve 2007

85.4
Keets Viognier 2009

84.8
De Grendel Amandelboord Sauvignon Blanc 2010
Kanonkop CWG Pinotage 2008
Spier Merlot 2008
Villiera Mother Earth 2008

84.6
Flagstone Happy Hour Sauvignon Blanc & Semillon 2009

84.4
Hidden Valley Top Secret 2008

84
Teddy Hall Mediterranean White 2008

83.8
Jordan Chardonnay Auction Reserve 2009

83.2
Simonsig Cuvée Chêne Cap Classique 2004

82.8
Steenberg The Magus 2009

82.6
Bouchard Finlayson Unfiltered Pinot Noir 2007
Kaapzicht Cabernet Sauvignon / Merlot Auction Reserve 2007

82.3
AA Badenhorst Family Wines Auction Red 2005
Le Riche Cabernet Sauvignon Auction Reserve 2006

82
De Grendel Op die Berg Pinot Noir 2009

81.8
Neil Ellis Auction Reserve 2007

81.6
Teddy Hall Tribute Méthode Cap Classique 2003

81.4
Boschkloof Auction Reserve Shiraz 2007

81
Ernie Els CWG 2008

80.8
Cederberg Teen Die Hoog Shiraz 2008
Louis Cabernet Sauvignon 2008

80.4
Boschkloof CWG Conclusion 2006
Saronsberg Die Erf Shiraz 2007

80
Simonsig Auction Reserve Shiraz 2008

To read James on the wines, click here and Pendock here.

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