The Prescient Cabernet Sauvignon Report 2017

By , 10 May 2017

The Prescient Cabernet Sauvignon Report 2017, The Prescient Cabernet Sauvignon Report 2017The 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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