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The Prescient Cabernet Sauvignon Report 2017

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LogoThe 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:

92
Neil Ellis Jonkershoek Valley Stellenbosch 2014
Price: Not yet released.

Strydom Rex 2014
Price: R220

91
Bartinney 2014
Price: R179

Jordan The Long Fuse 2014
Price: R160

Kleine Zalze Family Reserve 2013
Price: R335

Le Riche Reserve 2014
Price: R500

Peter Falke 2013
Price: R140

Rustenberg Peter Barlow 2012
Price: R400

Tokara Reserve Collection 2013
Approximate retail price: R315

Waterford Estate 2014
Price: R295

Warwick Blue Lady 2014
Price: R275

90
Groot Constantia 2015
Price: R201

Neil Ellis Stellenbosch 2014
Price: Not yet released

Spier 21 Gables 2014
Price: R260

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.

 

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