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Prescient CR17 logoThe seventh annual Chardonnay Report sponsored by multinational financial services company Prescient is now out. There were 91 entries from 63 producers and these were tasted blind (labels out of sight) by a three-person panel, scoring done according to the 100-point quality scale.

Wines to rate 90 or higher were as follows:

95
Delaire Graff Banghoek Reserve 2016
Price: R200

Eikendal 2016
Price: R163

Rustenberg Stellenbosch 2016
Price: R175

94
Dabar 2016
Price: R97

93
Evidence 2016 (Sophie & Julien Schaal)
Price: R250

Hartenberg The Eleanor 2015
Price: R325

Holden Manz Barrel Fermented 2016
Price: R225

Longridge Organic 2015
Price: R165

Paul Cluver Seven Flags 2016
Price: R550

Tokara Reserve Collection Stellenbosch 2016
Price: R180

Uva Mira 2016
Price: TBC

92
Delaire Graff Terraced Block Reserve 2015
Price: R650

GlenWood Vigneron’s Selection 2016
Price: R240

La Motte 2016
Price: R120

Lourensford The Dome 2015
Price: R110

Neil Ellis Whitehall 2016
Price: R225

Stellenrust Barrel Fermented 2016
Price: R150

Thelema 2015
Price: R145

Uva Mira The Mira 2016
Price: R195

91
Bartinney Hourglass 2016
Price: R620

Edgebaston 2016 (Finlayson Family Wines)
Price: R95

Hartenberg 2015
Price: R115

Jordan Barrel Fermented 2016
Price: R160

Journey’s End 2016
Price: R150

Stellenbosch Vineyards Credo 2016
Price: R149

Julien Schaal Mountain Vineyards 2016
Price: R175

90
Bergsig Barrel Fermented 2016
Price: R89

DeMorgenzon Reserve 2016
Price: R350

Domaine des Dieux 2012
Price: R200

Dombeya 2015 (Haskell Vineyards)
Price: R115

Glen Carlou 2016
Price: R108

Hamilton Russell Vineyards 2016
Price: R395

Haute Cabrière Reserve 2016
Price: R190

KWV Cathedral Cellars 2016
Price: R90

La Bri 2016
Price: R130

Lanzerac Limited Release Mrs English 2016
Price: R450

Longridge Organic 2016
Price: R165

Môreson Dr Reason Why Unwooded 2014
Price: R125

Oak Valley Beneath The Clouds 2016
Price: R110

Oak Valley Groenlandberg 2016
Price: R190

Rickety Bridge 2016
Price: R120

Rustenberg Five Soldiers 2015
Price: R400

To read the tasting report in full, download the following: Prescient Chardonnay Report 2017

To view a photo album of the awards function, CLICK HERE.

To buy tickets to a public tasting of the top performing wines on 25 October in Cape Town, CLICK HERE.

To find out more about Prescient, CLICK HERE.

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