Signature Red Blend Report 2017
By Christian Eedes, 1 August 2017
82 entries were received from 62 producers for this year’s competition. These were tasted blind (labels out of sight) by the three-person panel, scoring done according to the 100-point quality scale.
Wines to rate 90 or higher were as follows:
Joostenberg Bakermat 2015
Newton Johnson Granum 2015
Olifantsberg Silhouette 2013
Vrede en Lust Artisan Range Shiraz Cabernet Sauvignon 2013
Creation Syrah Grenache 2015
DeMorgenzon Maestro Blue 2015
Eikendal Charisma 2015
Guardian Peak Summit 2014
Luddite Saboteur Red 2015
Opstal Carl Everson Cape Blend 2015
Rust en Vrede 1694 2014
Price: R1 300
Vondeling Erica 2014
Fairview Extraño 2013
Haskell II 2013
Haut Espoir Gentle Giant 2012
Le Riche Richesse 2015
Orange River Cellars Lyra Vega 2015
Spier Creative Block 8 2014
Stellenbosch Vineyards Credo Shiraz Merlot Viognier 2014
Warwick Three Cape Ladies 2013
To read the tasting report in full, download the following: Signature Red Blend Report 2017
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