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Veritas Awards 2017 results

By , 7 October 2017

Veritas-Awards-logoThe results of the 27th annual Veritas Awards were announced on Friday night, Distell the most successful producer with seven double gold medals and 18 gold medals. There were 1 638 entries in total with 71 double gold medals awarded.

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

Vertex Award – Overall Champion
Spier 21 Gables Chenin Blanc 2015

KWV 12 Year Potstill Barrel Select
KWV 15 Year Alambic Potstill
KWV 20 Year Potstill
Richelieu 10 Years Vintage
Richelieu International Liqueur
Van Ryn’s 10 Year Vintage
Van Ryn’s 15 Year Fine Cask Reserve
Van Ryn’s 20 Year Collectors Reserve
Viceroy 5 Year Potstill

Cabernet Franc
Glenelly Glass Collection 2015
Nelson Family Vineyards Lisha Nelson Signature 2014

Cabernet Sauvignon
Eikendal 2015
Kleine Zalze Family Reserve 2005
Neethlingshof The Short Story Collection Caracal 2015
Neil Ellis Jonkershoek Valley 2014
Ormonde 2011
Spier 21 Gables 2012
Uitkyk Carlonet 2005

Babylonstoren 2016
Fleur du Cap Unfiltered 2016
Kleine Zalze Vineyard Selection 2016
Villion 2016

Chenin Blanc
Kleine Zalze Family Reserve 2015
Spier 21 Gables 2015
Spier 21 Gables 2016
Spier Ideology 2016
Spier Signature 2017
Stofberg Family Vineyards Mariette 2015

Alvi’s Drift Muscat de Frontignan 2014
Boplaas Heritage Collection Muscadel 2014
Botha Kelder Hanepoot Jerepigo 2000 (Museum)
Calitzdorp Cellar Cape Vintage 2016
De Krans Cape Vintage Reserve 2014
KWV Classic Collection Cape Tawny
Nuy Rooi Muskadel 1991 (Museum)

Diemersdal 2015

Desiderius 2009
Graham Beck Blanc de Blancs Premier Cuvée Brut 2012
Laborie Blanc de Blancs 2011
Simonsig Cuvée Royale Blanc de Blancs 2012
Simonsig Woolworths Pinot Noir Rosé 2015
Viljoensdrift Villion Blanc de Blanc 2009
Villiera Monro Brut 2011

Dombeya 2015

Petit Verdot
Anura Limited Release 2011

Beyerskloof Diesel 2014
Flagstone Writer’s Block Single Vineyard 2015
Neethlingshof Short Story Collection Owl Post 2016

Pinot Noir
Bouchard Finlayson Galpin Peak 2015

Red blends
Alto Rouge 2015
Bellingham The Bernard Series SMV 2014
La Motte Pierneef Syrah Viognier 2015
Saronsberg Full Circle 2015
Spier Creative Block 3 2012

Sauvignon Blanc
D’Aria The Songbird 2009
Diemersdal Reserve 2017
Diemersdal Winter Ferment 2017
Grand Vin de Stellenbosch 2017
Groot Phesantekraal 2017
Kleine Zalze Family Reserve 2009
Rietvallei 2017

Alto 2015
Eagles’ Nest 2014
Strandveld First Sighting 2014

Sweet wine
KWV The Mentors NLH 2012
Nederburg Private Bin Edelkeur NLH 2003
Nederburg Private Bin Eminence NLH 2001
Perdeberg The Dryland Collection Longevity Natural Sweet 2016

White blends
Darling Cellars Lady Ann Darling 2016
David Nieuwoudt Ghost Corner The Bowline 2016
KWV The Mentors Sauvignon Blanc Semillon 2009


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