The Best Sweet Wine & Fortifieds of 2020

By , 4 December 2020

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Introduction

Winemag.co.za reviewed a total of 927 wine across 20 wine categories in its various reports sponsored by multinational financial services company Prescient over the course of the year. Each report was based on the outcome of a blind tasting of wines entered within the specific category.

A Top 10 was then announced with the release of each successive report. Now the individual best wine per category plus ratings on the 100-point quality scale for all the Top 10 wines can be revealed. To begin with, the best sweet wine and fortifieds.

Best Muscadel

Nuy Rooi Muskadel 2010
Price: R136

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Best Noble Late Harvest

Delheim Edelspatz 2019
Price: R310 per 375ml bottle

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Best Port-style

De Krans Cape Vintage Reserve 2016
Price: R325

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Best Straw Wine

Villa Esposto Muscat d’Alexandrie 2017
Price: R190 per 375ml bottle

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For tasting notes plus scores of the other wines in the Top 10, download the following: Prescient Top 20 Wines South Africa 2020 – Best Sweet & Fortifieds

To read the original report, click here.

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  • Kwispedoor4 December 2020

    It’s interesting that the Boplaas Cape Vintage Reserve 2015 costs double the price of the 2017 of the same wine (same score, also).

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