28 July 2014

Pinotage Top 10 2014 -- The Finalists

The 20 Finalists of the 2014 ABSA Top 10 competition are:

Allée Bleue - 2012 Allée Bleue Pinotage
Bellingham  - 2013 Bellingham The Bernard Series Bush Vine Pinotage
Beyerskloof - 2011 Beyerskloof Diesel Pinotage
Delheim - 2012 Delheim Vera Cruz Estate Pinotage
Dewaldt Heyns - 2012 Weathered Hands Pinotage
Diemersdal Landgoed - 2013 Diemersdal Pinotage Reserve
Eikendal Vineyards - 2012 Eikendal Pinotage
KWV - 2012 KWV The Mentors Pinotage
Maastricht Wines - 2013 Maastricht Pinotage
Nuy Wynkelder -  2013 Nuy Barrel Selection Pinotage
Olsen Private Vineyards - 2012 Olsen Pinotage
Perdeberg Wynkelder - 2012 Perdeberg The Dry Land Collection Pinotage
Rhebokskloof -  2012 Rhebokskloof Pinotage
Rijk's Cellars - 2010 Rijk's Reserve Pinotage
Simonsig Landgoed 2012 Simonsig Pinotage Redhill
Spier 2012 Spier 21 Gables Pinotage
Stanford Hills 2012 Stanford Hills Jacksons Pinotage
Whalehaven Wines 2012 Whalehaven Pinotage
Wildekrans Wine Estate 2012 Wildekrans Pinotage Barrel Select Reserve
Windmeul Kelder 2013 Windmeul Pinotage Reserve

There's an interesting mix of previous winners, Pinotage stalwarts, newcomers and some names quite new to me. From these 20 will come the final 'Top 10'.

Every year the Pinotage quality just gets better and better.

Congratulations to all and best wishes for the final.

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