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Aerobotics Sauvignon Blanc-Semillon Blend/Wooded Sauvignon Blanc Report 2018: Call for entries

By , 1 October 2018

winemag.co.za is pleased to announce the sixth annual Sauvignon Blanc-Semillon Blend/Wooded Sauvignon Blanc Report now sponsored by precision agriculture service provider Aerobotics.

There are two sub-classes of entry: a) wines specifically labelled as blends and b) wines labelled as single-variety Sauvignon Blanc, barrels used at some point during vinification and permitted to contain up to 15% Semillon in line with official legislation.

Wines will be tasted blind by a three-person panel consisting of Christian Eedes as chairman as well as Roland Peens and James Pietersen, both of Wine Cellar, Cape Town merchants and cellarers of fine wine.

Entries are now closed. Results will be made public on Tuesday 13 November.

For the rules in full and the entry form, CLICK HERE.

Read last year’s report HERE.

The producer of the wine judged best overall will win an Aerobotics package worth R50 000 PLUS a new 225-litre Sylvain Blanc barrel worth €829 (equivalent to R13 625 at the current exchange rate) from Tonnellerie Sylvain.

To find out more about this cooperage, call Jean Daneel on 0825532101 or send an email to jean@jdwines.co.za



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