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Prescient Sauvignon Blanc Report 2021: Call for entries

By , 6 September 2021

Entries for the Sauvignon Blanc Report 2021 sponsored by multinational financial services company Prescient are now open, sub-categories including 1) Unwooded Sauvignon Blanc; 2) Wooded Sauvignon Blanc and 3) Sauvignon Blanc-Semillon Blends.

Winemag.co.za will be generating a number of category reports throughout the year – see here. Each report will be based on the outcome of a blind tasting of wines entered. Upon the release of a report, a Top 10 will be announced and the year will culminate in a gala event when the individual best wine in each category will be celebrated. These top-performing wines will subsequently be shown at tastings in both Johannesburg and London.

The Sauvignon Blanc category will be tasted by a three-person panel consisting of Christian Eedes as chairman, Ndabezinhle Dube, Food & Beverage Operations Manager at the President Hotel, Cape Town and James Pietersen of Wine Cellar, Cape Town merchants and cellarers of fine wine.

Prize

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The producer of the blend judged best overall will win a new 225-litre Sylvain Blanc barrel worth €879 (the equivalent of R14 750 at the time of writing) from Tonnellerie Sylvain.

Entries are now closed. Deliveries to: 44 Liesbeek Rd, Rosebank, Cape Town.

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