Results of the fourth annual RisCura White Hot Wine Awards are now out. This involved putting together a line-up of 35 Sauvignon Blanc-Semillon blends from 31 South African producers, either currently available or soon to be released, and then undertaking a blind tasting.
Wines to rate 90 points or higher on the 100-point quality scale were as follows:
Iona One Man Band White 2015
Strandveld Adamastor 2014
Tokara Director’s Reserve 2014
Constantia Uitsig Natura Vista 2014
Trizanne Signature Wines Reserve Sauvignon Blanc Semillon 2015
Barton Sauvignon Blanc Semillon 2015
Cape Point Vineyards Isliedh 2015
Creation Sauvignon Blanc Semillon 2015
Delaire Graff White Reserve 2014
Highlands Road Sine Cera 2014
KWV The Mentors Sauvignon Blanc Semillon 2015
Vrede en Lust Barrique 2014
Nitida Coronata Integration 2015
Mulderbosch Faithful Hound White 2014
Zorgvliet Simoné 2015
As producer of the best wine overall, Iona won a new 225-litre barrel from Tonnellerie Sylvain.
To read the tasting report in full, download the following: #RisCuraWhiteHot – Tasting Report
To view a photo album of the awards function, CLICK HERE.
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