The fifth annual Chardonnay Report sponsored by multinational financial services company Prescient is now out. This involved putting together a line-up of 60 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:
Groot Constantia 2014
KWV The Mentors 2013
Paul Cluver Estate 2014
Paul Cluver Seven Flags 2014
Richard Kershaw Elgin Clonal Selection 2014
Uva Mira The Single Tree 2014
StellenRust Barrel Fermented 2014
Uva Mira The Mira 2014
Evidence 2014 (Julien Schaal)
Hamilton Russell Vineyards 2014
Newton Johnson Southend 2014
Oak Valley Elgin 2014
Tokara Reserve Collection Stellenbosch 2014
Vergelegen Reserve 2014
Iona Elgin 2014
Môreson Mercator Premium 2014
Radford Dale 2013
Warwick White Lady 2014
DeMorgenzon Reserve 2014
Rustenberg Five Soldiers 2013
To read the tasting report in full, download the following: Prescient Chardonnay Report 2015
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