The sixth annual Cabernet Sauvignon Report sponsored by multinational financial services company Prescient is now out. This involved putting together a line-up of 65 of South Africa’s most high-profile examples, either currently available or soon to be released, and then subjecting them to a blind tasting.
Wines to rate 90 or higher on the 100-point quality scale were as follows:
Neil Ellis Jonkershoek Valley Stellenbosch 2014
Price: Not yet released.
Strydom Rex 2014
Jordan The Long Fuse 2014
Kleine Zalze Family Reserve 2013
Le Riche Reserve 2014
Peter Falke 2013
Rustenberg Peter Barlow 2012
Tokara Reserve Collection 2013
Approximate retail price: R315
Waterford Estate 2014
Warwick Blue Lady 2014
Groot Constantia 2015
Neil Ellis Stellenbosch 2014
Price: Not yet released
Spier 21 Gables 2014
Vergelegen V 2012
Price: R1 300
To read the tasting report in full, download the following: Prescient Cabernet Sauvignon Report 2017
To view a photo album of the awards function, CLICK HERE.
There will be a public tasting of the top performing wines on 24 May in Cape Town. To buy tickets CLICK HERE.
To find out more about Prescient, CLICK HERE.