Old Mutual Trophy Spirits Show 2019 results

By , 1 August 2019

Results of the inaugural Old Mutual Trophy Spirits Show were announced yesterday. Total entries amounted to over 200 products, the judging panel consisting of David Boyd  (former head of the Chivas Regal production team, Scotland),  David  T. Smith  (gin authority, England)  and  Jerome  Royer  (President  of  the  French  Brandy  Federation) plus  local  specialists,  including  Simone  Musgrave,  Mare-Loe  Prinsloo, Andy Watts, Kresan Naidu, Dave Gunns, Mark Backhouse, Marlene Bester, and Pieter de Bod.

Results as follows:

Trophy Winners
Trophy for Best Brandy of Show, Old Mutual Trophy for Best Cognac

Martell VSOP Cognac Aged in Red Barrels

Trophy for Best Pot-distilled Brandy
KWV XO Twenty Year Old Potstill Brandy

Old Mutual Trophy for Best London Gin, RIEDEL Trophy for Best Gin of Show
Inverroche Classic Gin

Old Mutual Trophy for Best Distilled Gin
Pimville Gin

Trophy for Best Whisky of Show, Trophy for Best Single Malt Whisky
The Glenlivet Code Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Old Mutual Trophy for Best Blended Whisky
Ballantine’s 12 Year Old Blended Scotch Whisky

Trophy for Best Pot Still Whisk(e)y
Redbreast 21 Year Old Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey

Old Mutual Trophy for Best Tequila of Show
Leonista Honey Reposado Karoo Agave Spirit

Old Mutual Trophy for Best Rum of Show
Whistler African Style Dark Rum

Old Mutual Trophy for Best Liqueur of Show
Gabriel Boudier Crème de Cassis

Gold Medal Winners
Aberlour Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky 18 Years
anCnoc Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky 2005 –WhiskyBrotherExclusive
Ballantine’s Finest Blended Scotch Whisky
Bayede! XO Royal Cape Brandy
Bisquit Cognac XO
Boschendal Potstill Brandy XO
Chivas Regal 18 Year Old Blended Scotch Whisky
Flivver Rooibos Citrus Gin
Ginologist Small Batch Gin Recipe 01 : Floral
Ginologist Small Batch Gin Recipe 02 : Citrus
Highland Park Single Malt Scotch Whisky 12 Year Old -WhiskyBrother Exclusive
Jin Gin: Olive and Honey
Leonista Blanco Karoo Agave Spirit
Master’s London Dry Gin
Private Barrel Co. James Sedgewick Single Malt South African Whisky 6 Years
Redbreast 12 Year Old Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey
Unit 43 The Prospector Gin
Van Ryn’s Single Potstill Brandy Aged 15 years
Van Ryn’s Single Potstill Brandy Aged 20 years
Viceroy Vintage Brandy Aged 10 years

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