Platter’s 2016

October 29, 2015
by Christian
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Chris and Andrea Mullineux

Chris and Andrea Mullineux of Mullineux & Leeu Family Wines.

Major achievers in Platter’s 2016:

Winery of the Year
Mullineux & Leeux Family Wines

White Wine of the Year
Warwick The White Lady Chardonnay 2014

Red Wine of the Year
Mullineux Iron Syrah 2013

Dessert Wine of the Year
Mullineux Olerasay Straw Wine NV

Wineries are assigned an individual taster – all wines which received a sighted rating of either Four and Half Stars or nominated for Five Stars went through to a blind taste-off, over 600 wines in the running. Those endorsed as Five Stars as follows:

Méthode Cap Classique
Anura Vineyards Brut 2011
Cederberg Private Cellar Blanc de Blancs Brut 2010

Buitenverwachting 2014
Dorrance Wines Cuvée Anaïs 2014
GlenWood Grand Duc 2013
Graham Beck Wines Lonehill 2014
Haskell Vineyards Anvil 2014
MVH Signature Wines 2014
Newton Johnson Vineyards Family Vineyards 2014
Paul Cluver Estate Wines Seven Flags 2014
Sterhuis Barrel Selection 2013
Sumaridge Wines 2013
Warwick Estate The White Lady 2014

Chenin Blanc
Botanica Wines Mary Delany 2014
David & Nadia Sadie Hoë-Steen 2014
Eenzaamheid 2013
Kaapzicht Wine Estate The 1947 2014
Keermont Vineyards Riverside 2014
Ken Forrester Wines Old Vine Reserve 2014
Mullineux & Leeu Family Wines Granite 2014

Bellingham Bernard Series Whole Bunch 2015

Sauvignon Blanc
Cederberg Private Cellar David Nieuwoudt Ghost Corner 2014
Nederburg Wines The Young Airhawk 2014
Neil Ellis Wines Groenekloof 2015
Spier 21 Gables 2014

Constantia Uitsig 2014
Mullineux & Leeu Family Wines CWG Auction Reserve The Gris 2014

The Foundry 2014

White Blends
Bloemendal Estate Kanonberg 2014
Cape Point Vineyards CWG Auction Reserve White 2014
Constantia Glen Two 2014
Constantia Uitsig Natura Vista 2014
David & Nadia Sadie Aristargos 2014
Mullineux & Leeu Family Wines White Blend 2014
Newton Johnson Vineyards Resonance 2014
Nitida Cellars Coronata Integration 2014
Oak Valley Wines Mountain Reserve White Blend 2011
Sadie Family Wines ‘T Voetpad 2014
Spier Creative Block 2 2014
Waterkloof Circle of Life White 2013

Cabernet Franc
Cape Chamonix Wine Farm 2013

Cabernet Sauvignon
Delaire Graff Estate Laurence Graff Reserve 2012
Guardian Peak Wines Lapa 2013
Kleine Zalze Wines Vineyard Selection 2012

AA Badenhorst Family Wines Ramnasgras 2014

Grenache Noir
David & Nadia Sadie 2014

Beeslaar 2013
Rijk’s Reserve 2011
Spier 21 Gables 2013
Windmeul Cellar Reserve 2014

Pinot Noir
Bouchard Finlayson Galpin Peak 2013
Newton Johnson Vineyards Family Vineyards 2014

Bellingham Bernard Series Basket Press 2013
Eagles’ Nest 2012
Leeuwenkuil Family Vineyards Heritage 2013
Mullineux & Leeu Family Wines Iron 2013
Reyneke 2013
Richard Kershaw Wine Clonal Selections Elgin 2013
Vondeling Erica 2012

Red blends
AA Badenhorst Family Wines Red 2013
Delaire Graff Estate Botmaskop 2013
Ernie Els Wines CWG Auction Reserve 2013
Fleur du Cap Laszlo 2012
Haskell Vineyards Haskell IV 2010
Kaapzicht Wine Estate Steytler Vision 2012
Luddite Wines Saboteur 2012
Meerlust Estate Rubicon 2010
Miles Mossop Wines Max 2012
Mulderbosch Vineyards Faithful Hound 2013
Mvemve Raats MR de Compostella 2013
Nico van der Merwe Wines Mas Nicolas Cape 2013
Savage Wines CWG Auction Reserve Follow the Line 2013
Spier CWG Auction Reserve Frans K Smit 2011
The Winery of Good Hope Radford Dale Black Rock 2013
Vuurberg Reserve 2012

Sweet wine
Miles Mossop Wines Kika Noble Late Harvest 2014
Nederburg Wines Winemaster’s Reserve Noble Late Harvest 2014
Klein Constantia Estate Vin de Constance 2011
Mullineux & Leeu Family Wines Olerasay Straw Wine NV
La Couronne Wines Muscadel NV
Boplaas Family Vineyards Heritage Reserve White Muscadel 2012

Boplaas Family Vineyards Cape Vintage Reserve 2012
De Krans Cape Vintage Reserve 2013

Dalla Cia Wine & Spirit Company 10 Year Old Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot Husk Spirit
KWV 10 Year Old Vintage
KWV Nexus
Van Ryn 15 Year Fine Cask Reserve

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  1. Chris WilliamsOctober 30, 2015 at 11:33 amReply

    Congratulations to Chris and Andrea, a formidable team and a brilliant achievement.

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