Decanter World Wine Awards 2012

Regional Trophy, Villiera Monro Brut 2007.

The Decanter World Wine Awards results, now in its 9th year, were officially announced this morning. This annual international wine competition gets everybody really excited and I therefore feel obliged to share the list of South African Trophy and Gold winners:

Decanter Awards South African Regional Trophy Winners:

South African Single-Varietal Red over £10
Bellingham The Bernard Series, Bush Vine Pinotage 2010

South African Pinot Noir over £10
Chamonix Pinot Noir Reserve 2010

South African Red Bordeaux Varietal over £10
Fleur Du Cap Cabernet Sauvignon Unfiltered 2010

South African Chardonnay over £10
Jordan Nine Yards Chardonnay 2010

South African Red Rhône Varietals over £10
Nederburg Manor House, Shiraz Mourvedre 2010

South African Sweet over £10
Nederburg Private Bin Edelkeur 2008

South African Sweet under £10
Nederburg Winemakers Reserve Noble Late Harvest 2010

South African Red Blend over £10
Spice Route Chakalaka 2009

South African Chenin Blanc over £10
Spier 21 Gables Chenin Blanc 2010

South African Sparkling over £10
Villiera Monro Brut 2007

Decanter Awards South African Gold Medal Winners :

Almenkerk Wine Estate Chardonnay 2011
Bouchard Finlayson Kaaimansgat Limited Edition Chardonnay 2010
Cirrus Syrah 2009 Stellenbosch
Diemersfontein Carpe Diem Pinotage 2010
Eikendal Merlot 2009
Ernie Els Merlot 2010
Ernie Els Proprietors Syrah 2010
Kasteelberg Shiraz 2010
KWV Cathedral Cellar Chenin Blanc 2011
KWV The Mentors Orchestra 2010
Namaqua Spencer Bay Pinotage 2010
Paul Cluver Chardonnay 2010
Saronsberg Provenance Shiraz 2010
Waterkloof Circle of Life 2010
Zonnebloem A Place in the Sun Shiraz 2011

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