Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show 2017 results

May 30, 2017
by Christian
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OMTWS-logoResults of the 16th annual Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show were announced earlier today. Total wines judged were 960 (2015: 1067) and there were 41 golds, 135 silver medals  and 460 bronze medals. Trophy winners as follows:

Old Mutual Trophy for Most Successful Producer Overall
Tokara

Makro Trophy for Best Shiraz, Old Mutual Trophy for Best Red Wine Overall
Leeuwenkuil Heritage Syrah 2014

Miele Trophy for Best Chardonnay, Old Mutual Trophy for Best White Wine Overall, Old Mutual International Judges’ Trophy
DeMorgenzon Reserve 2016

Old Mutual Trophy for Discovery of the Show / Best Value Gold Medallist
Secret Cellar Merlot Malbec Cabernet Sauvignon No. 702 2015

Old Mutual Trophy for Best Sparkling Wine
Constantia Uitsig Méthode Cap Classique Brut 2013

Best Museum Class Chardonnay
Rustenberg Five Soldiers 2009

Harold Eedes Trophy for Best Chenin Blanc
Darling Cellars Old Bush Vines 2016

Best Museum Class Chenin Blanc
Kleine Zalze Family Reserve  2012

Best Niche Variety
Credo Limited Release Verdelho 2015 (Stellenbosch Vineyards)

Nestlé Pure Life Trophy for Best Sauvignon Blanc
Stark-Condé Round Mountain 2016

Best Sauvignon Blanc Semillon Blend
Tokara Director’s Reserve White 2015

Best Semillon
Deetlefs Familie White 2014

Grande Roche Trophy for Best White Blend
Cavalli Cremello 2015

Riedel Trophy for Best Bordeaux-Style Red Blend
Buitenverwachting Meifort 2014

American Express Trophy for Best Cabernet Sauvignon
Landzicht Winemaker’s Reserve 2015

Best Pinotage
Bosman Family Vineyards 2014

Best Pinot Noir
Paul Wallace Brave Heart 2015

Best Red Blend – Non-Bordeaux Style
De Krans Tritonia 2015

Old Mutual Trophy for Best Dessert Wine
Buitenverwachting ‘1769’ 2014

Best Museum Class Unfortified Dessert Wine
Nederburg Private Bin Edelkeur Chenin Blanc Noble Late Harvest 2009

Tony Mossop Trophy for Best Cape Port
Boplaas Cape Vintage Reserve 2015

Gold medal winners as follows:
Allée Bleue Pinotage 2015
Asara Vineyard Collection Cabernet Sauvignon 2012
Boschendal Jean Le Long Prestige Cuvée Blanc de Blanc 2007
Cilmor Chenin Blanc 2015
Delaire Graff Terraced Block Chardonnay Reserve 2015
Fable Mountain Vineyards Syrah 2014
Hartenberg The Eleanor Chardonnay 2012 (Museum Class)
Jordan Barrel Fermented Chardonnay 2013 (Museum Class)
Jordan Nine Yards Chardonnay 2013 (Museum Class)
Kings Kloof Sauvignon Blanc 2016
La Motte Pierneef Syrah Viognier 2015
Marianne Sauvignon Blanc 2016
Mulderbosch 1000 Miles Sauvignon Blanc 2015
Mulderbosch Faithful Hound White 2015
Nederburg Private Bin Eminence Noble Late Harvest Muscadel 2007 (BC, MC)
Painted Wolf Guillermo Swartland Pinotage 2013
Paul Cluver Seven Flags Pinot Noir 2015
Peter Falke PF Cabernet Sauvignon 2014
Secret Cellar Merlot Malbec Cabernet Sauvignon No. 702 2015
Tokara Reserve Collection Stellenbosch Chardonnay 2015
Uitkyk Chenin Blanc 2015
Zevenwacht Sauvignon Blanc 2016

For silver medals, click here.
For bronze medals, click here.

To view a photo album of the awards ceremony, click here.

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  1. Hennie LouwMay 31, 2017 at 3:59 pmReply

    And the Meifort! Man what a surprise.

  2. MarkMay 30, 2017 at 4:11 pmReply

    Landzicht is from Jacobsdal in the Free State, maybe some grapes from the Free State!!! That sure must be a surprise!

    • ChristianMay 30, 2017 at 4:52 pmReplyAuthor

      Hi Mark, It is a surprise and what a wonderful surprise. Apparently some Prieska grapes in there as well. Who says greatness begins and ends in Stellenbosch?

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