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Veritas Awards 2016 results

By , 9 October 2016



Veritas-Awards-logoThe results of the 26th annual Veritas Awards were announced on Friday night, Distell the most successful producer with two double gold medals and 12 gold medals. There were 1 760 entries in total with 38 double gold medals awarded.

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

Flight of the Fish Eagle Natural
KWV Alambic 15 Year Potstill
Richelieu 10 Year Old Vintage
Van Ryn’s 12 Year Old Distillers Reserve
Van Ryn’s 15 Year Old Fine Cask Reserve

Cabernet Sauvignon
Flagstone Music Room 2013
Neil Ellis Jonkershoek Valley 2013
Peter Falke 2013

De Wetshof Limestone Hill 2016
Jordan 2015
Rustenberg Five Soldiers 2014

Chenin Blanc
Spier 21 Gables 2014

Fortified wines
Boplaas Cape Tawny Vintner’s Reserve Bin 1880
KWV White Jerepigo 1933
Nuy Rooi Muscadel 2010

Christina van Loveren Brut Limited Release NV
Villiera Prestige Cuvee Monro Brut 2009

Buitenverwachting 2012

Neethlingshof Lord Neethling Limtited Release 1999
Rooiberg Reserve 2015
Spier 21 Gables 2014
Wellington Wines La Cave Winemakers Selection 2015

Red blends
Boschendal The Pavilion Shiraz Cabernet Sauvignon 2015
Ernie Els Big Easy 2015
KWV The Mentors Ochestra 2013
Lomond SMV 2015
Vondeling Erica 2013

Sauvignon Blanc
Anura Unfiltered Reserve 2015
David Nieuwoudt Ghost Corner 2016
Fleur du Cap Unfiltered 2015
Goedverwacht Great Expectations 2016
Kleine Zalze Family Reserve Sur Lie 2016
Longavi (Chile) 2015
Tokara Reserve Collection Elgin 2016

De Grendel 2015
Rustenberg Buzzard Kloof Syrah 2013

Sweet wine
Nederburg Private Bin Eminence NLH 2012

White blends
Flagstone Treaty Tree Reserve 2015

For full results, click here.


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    Kwispedoor | 9 October 2016

    Only one Chenin and one white blend… Those are super-strong categories at this particular stage in SA (provided you taste around for yourself and don’t take competition results too seriously).

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