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Decanter World Wine Awards 2014: Results

dwwa-header-2014The Decanter World Wine Awards 2014 have just been announced. The competition attracted 15 007 entries and the following South African wines featured:

International Trophies
Bordeaux Varietals under £15 – Hartenberg Cabernet Sauvignon 2010
Chardonnay over £15 – Jordan Chardonnay 2013
Sauvignon Blanc under £15 – Paul Cluver Sauvignon Blanc 2013
Sweet under £15 – KWV The Mentors Noble Late Harvest 2012
Red Rhône Varietals under £15 – Spier Creative Block 3 2011

Regional Trophies
Rhône Varietal(s) over £15 – Cederberg Shiraz 2011
White Blend under £15 – Constantia Glen Two 2013
Single-Varietal Red under £15 – Durbanville Hills Rhinofields Pinotage 2012
Sweet over £15 – Nederburg Winemaster’s Reserve Noble Late Harvest 2013
Chenin Blanc over £15 – Spier 21 Gables Chenin Blanc 2012
Single-Varietal Red over £15 – Spier 21 Gables Pinotage 2011
Sauvignon Blanc over £15 – Tokara Reserve Collection Sauvignon Blanc Elgin 2013

Gold medals
Alexanderfontein Chip off the Old Block Sauvignon Blanc 2013
Cederberg Five Generations Cabernet Sauvignon 2012
Cederberg Waitrose Foundation Chenin Blanc 2013
Delheim Edelspatz Noble Late Harvest 2013
Fairview La Beryl Blanc 2013
Franschhoek Vineyards                 Semillon 2013
Grande Provence Sauvignon Blanc 2013
Guardian Peak Summit 2012
Hartenberg The Stork 2010
Lomond Cat’s Tail Syrah 2011
Lomond Conebush Syrah 2011
Morrisons Signature Chenin Blanc 2013
Nederburg Private Bin Eminence Noble Late Harvest Muscadel 2009
Nederburg Private Bin Eminence Noble Late Harvest Muscadel 2010
Paul Cluver Marks & Spencer Noble Late Harvest Riesling 2012
Paul Cluver Noble Late Harvest 2012
Saronsberg Full Circle 2011
Saronsberg Provenance Shiraz 2012
Seven Springs Syrah 2012
Spier 21 Gables Sauvignon Blanc 2013
Springfield Estate Special Cuvée Sauvignon Blanc 2013
Wildekrans Barrel Select Reserve Pinotage 2012
Wildekrans Shiraz Barrel Select Reserve                2011

Comments

  1. Yawn Yawn Yawn

  2. Melvyn Minnaar says:

    With all those ‘categories’ and ‘sub-categories’ the organisers ensure the annual plethora of entries (and entry fees), and so there are so many winners that the wine PR industry gears into top speed (and their own money making). Oh dear!
    With all due respect: why do so many ‘winners’ seem so boring?

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