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Six Nations Wine Challenge 2013 results

October 4, 2013
by Christian
in News
with 1 Comment

Six Nations Wine ChallengeResults of this year’s Six Nations Wine Challenge between Argentina, Australia, Chile, New Zealand, South Africa and the USA have been announced.

There are six judges, one from each participating country with Michael Fridjhon representing South Africa, and each Judge is set the task of selecting 100 wines across 17 classes with a maximum of 10 in any one class. A trophy is awarded for the top scoring wine in each class.

SA won the following trophies:
White Blends – Tokara Directors Reserve 2011
Major Red Varietals (sic) – KWV The Mentors Pinotage 2011

Nation of Show – Australia
Red Wine of Show, Wine of Show – Kusuda Syrah 2010 (New Zealand)
White Wine of Show – Pressing Matters Riesling 2012 (Australia)

For more information, see here.

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  1. DavidOctober 4, 2013 at 9:35 amReply

    Interesting that RSA did not win Bordeaux red trophy and that NZ did not win Pinot and Aus did not win Shiraz/Syrah.

    Old stereotypes becoming less and less relevant. Staying still is going backwards.

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