Entries for the Cape Bordeaux Red Blend Report 2017 (previously the Red Hot Wine Awards) are now open – the style defined as wines made from two or more of the following varieties: Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Malbec, Merlot and Petit Verdot (no other varieties permitted).
Wines will be tasted blind by a three-person panel consisting of Christian Eedes as chairman as well as Roland Peens and James Pietersen, both of Wine Cellar, Cape Town merchants and cellarers of fine wine.
An entry fee of R495 per wine applies and entries close on Wednesday 10 May. Results will be made public in early June.
win a new 300-litre Selection barrel worth €860 (equivalent to R12 090 at the current exchange rate) from Tonnellerie Sylvain.
For the rules in full and the entry form, CLICK HERE.