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Veritas Awards 2013 results

By , 6 October 2013



Veritas-Awards-logoKWV again triumphed as best wine producer at Veritas 2013 with four double gold and 13 gold medals followed by Nederburg with four double gold and nine gold medals.

This year 1 792 wines and brandies were entered (compared to 1 744 in 2012) and 68 (3.7%) won double gold, 166 (9.2%) gold, 526 (29.3%) silver and 682 (38%) bronze.

KWV’s wines to win double gold included the following: The Mentors Orchestra 2010, The Mentors Pinotage 2011, Laborie Blanc de Blancs MCC 2009 and Classic Collection Cape Tawny N/V.

The double-gold medal winners by category are as follows:

Boplaas 15 year Reserve
Flight of the Fish Eagle Natural
Klipdrift Gold
Oude Meester Reserve 12 years Potstill
Van Ryn’s Collectors Reserve 20 years
Van Ryn’s Distillers Reserve 12 years
Van Ryn’s Fine Cask Reserve 15 years

Cabernet Sauvignon
Cederberg Five Generations 2011
Eikendal 2010
Ernie Els Proprietor’s 2011
Mt Vernon Deborah’s Selection 2010
Landskroon Paul de Villiers 2011
Nederburg Private Bin R163 2009
Neil Ellis Vineyard Selection 2010
Rust en Vrede 2010

Boschendal 2013
De Wetshof Estate Bon Vallon 2013
Delaire Graff 2012
Môreson Mercator Premium 2012
Rustenberg Five Soldiers 2011
Winters Drift 2012

Chenin Blanc
Credo Quattuor 2010
Perdeberg Winery The Dry Land Collection 2011
Windmeul Kelder 2013|
Woolworths Spier Private Collection 2011

Three Rivers André’s Fame 2013

Fortified Wines
Boplaas Cape Tawny Vintner’s Reserve N/V
Boplaas Cape Vintage Reserve 2010
Boplaas Cape Vintage Reserve 2009
Delaire Graff Cape Vintage 2011
KWV Classic Collection Cape Tawny N/V
Montagu Cellar Red Muscadel2012
Nuy Wit Muskadel 2006

De Grendel 2010
Eagles’ Nest 2009
Elgin Vintners 2009

Méthode Cap Classique
Laborie Blanc de Blancs MCC 2009

Noble Late Harvest
Nederburg Private Bin Eminence 2011
Nederburg Winemaster’s Reserve NLH 2012
Nederburg Winemaster’s Reserve NLH 2011

Kanonkop 2010
Kanonkop 2007
KWV The Mentors 2011
Simonsig Pinotage Redhill 2010
Windmeul Reserve 2012

Sauvignon Blanc
Brampton 2013
Cool Bay Reserve 2013
De Grendel Koetshuis 2013
Flagstone Free Run Elim Reserve 2011
Graham Beck Pheasants’ Run 2013
Graham Beck Pheasants’ Run 2012
Hidden Valley 2013
Rivendell 2012

De Grendel 2011
Eagles’ Nest 2010
Flagstone Dark Horse 2010
Saronsberg 2011
Tokara Reserve Collection Syrah 2010

Red Blends
Babylon’s Peak Shiraz/Mourvédre/Grenache 2009
Beyerskloof Faith 2010
Hillcrest Estate Hornfels 2009
KWV The Mentors Orchestra  2010
Simonsig Frans Malan Cape Blend 2010
Spier Creative Block 3 2011
The High Road Director’s Reserve 2010
Tokara Directors Reserve 2009

Straw Wine
Rustenberg 2011

White Blends
Le Geminus Sauvignon Blanc/Sémillon 2010


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    Derek Prout-Jones | 6 October 2013

    A job well done. Some worthy winners IMHO…esp the Shiraz and Pinotage categories. Once again, Rustenburg Five Soldiers grabs a gong….a regular comp winner.
    Thanks for the results.

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