The Best White Wines of 2020

By , 7 December 2020



Introduction reviewed a total of 927 wines 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. Next up, the best white wines.

Best Cape White Blend

Cavalli Cremello 2017
Price: R160

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Best Chardonnay

Tokara Reserve Collection Stellenbosch 2019
Price: R210

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Best Niche White Variety

Vergelegen Reserve Semillon 2018
Price: R325

Best Sauvignon Blanc – Unwooded

Lanzerac 2019
Price: R95

Best Sauvignon Blanc – Wooded

Mulderbosch 2019
Price: R100

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Best Sauv-Sem Blend

Tokara Director’s Reserve White 2017
Price: R280

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Winner of a new 225-litre Sylvain Blanc barrel from Tonnellerie Sylvain.

Find out more

For tasting notes plus scores of all the Top 10 wines, download the following: Prescient Top 20 Wines South Africa 2020 – Best Whites

Shop online

Johannesburg boutique wine retailer Dry Dock Liquor is offering all the best in category wines for sale – buy now.


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