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Cape Port Producers Association Challenge 2015 results


CAPPAResults of the Cape Port Producers Association Challenge 2015 have just been announced. Winning wines as follows:

Boplaas Cape Tawny Reserve Bin 1880 – Best in Class, Best Overall
Groot Constantia Cape Ruby 2013 – Best in Class
Boplaas Cape Vintage Reserve Port 2013 – Best in Class
KWV Limited Release Tawny Port 1948 – Best Museum Class

Top 10 table wines from Portuguese varieties (in alphabetical order):

Axehill Machado 2013
Boplaas Touriga Francesa Family Reserve 2012
Boplaas Touriga Nacional 2014
Boplaas Tinta Chocolat 2014
Boplaas Ring of Rocks 2013
Calitzdorp Wynkelder Touriga Nacional 2013
De Krans Touriga Nacional 2014
De Krans Tinta Roriz 2013
Fledge & Co Big Red 2012
Peter Bayly III 2012

The judging for the 2015 CAPPA Port & Wine Challenge took place on 27 May at Nederburg. Five Cape Wine Masters with a wealth of experience made up the panel. They were Christine Rudman (convener), Winnie Bowman, Meryl Weaver, Raymond Noppe and Colin Frith. They tasted and judged a total of 63 wines and ports.


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