2015

Besides the national Novare SA Terroir Wine Awards certificates, the top wines were also selected in the different categories identified for the Novare SA Terroir Wine Awards.

2015 Novare SA Terroir Wine Awards category winners are:

Robertson District and Swellendam District Terroir Awards

Top White Blend: Rietvallei Esteanne White 2014
Top Cabernet Sauvigon: Bon Courage Inkara Cabernet Sauvignon 2013
Top Cabernet Franc: Rietvallei JMB Cabernet Franc 2011
Top Tannat: Kranskop Tannat 2013
Top Natural Sweeet: Bon Courage Noble Late Harvest 2014
Top Pinot Noir: De Wetshof Nature in Concert Pinot Noir 2010
Top Dessert Wine: Bon Courage Wit Muscadel 2014

Breedekloof District Terroir Awards

Top Sauvignon Blanc: Slanghoek Private Selection Sauvignon Blanc 2015
Top Pinotage: Flagstone Writers Block Pinotage 2013
Top White Blend: Bergsig Icarus 2014
Top Dessert Wine: Slanghoek Red Muscadel 2015
Top Port: Bergsig Cape LBV 2006
Top Natural Sweet: Slanghoek Private Selection Crème de Chenin 2014

Worcester District Terroir Awards

Top Chardonnay: Nuy Mastery Chardonnay 2014
Top Chenin blanc: Nuy Inspiration Chenin Blanc 2015
Top Fortified Sweet: Nuy Wit Muscadel 2007

Klein Karoo Region, Swartberg and Prins Albert Wards Terroir Awards

Top Touriga Nacional: De Krans Touriga Nacional 2014
Top Port: De Krans Cape Vintage Reserve 2012
Top Tinta Roriz: De Krans Tinta Roriz 2013

Constantia Ward, Houtbaai Ward and Cape Point District Terroir Awards

Top Merlot: Groot Constantia Merlot 2013
Top Shiraz: Groot Constantia Shiraz 2013
Top Cabernet Sauvigon: Groot Constantia Cabernet Sauvignon 2013
Top Natural Sweet: Groot Constantia Grand Constance 2012

Durbanville Ward and Philadelphia Ward Terroir Awards

Top Sauvignon Blanc: Bloemendal Suider Terras Sauvignon Blanc 2014
Top Malbec: Bloemendal Malbec 2013
Top White Blend: Bloemendal Kanonberg 2014
Top Red Blend: Diemersdal Private Collection 2013

Paarl District Terroir Awards (including Paarl Wards)

Top Cabernet Franc: Lisha Nelson Cabernet Franc 2010
Top Chardonnay: Anura Chardonnay Limited Release 2014
Top Red Blend: Mitre’s Edge Sholto 2012
Top Shiraz: Nelson Estate Shiraz 2012
Top Cabernet Sauvignon: Anura Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve 2012

Simonsberg-Paarl Ward Terroir Awards

Top Shiraz: Mitre’s Edge Shiraz 2012
Top Red Blend: Mitre’s Edge Sholto 2012
Top Chardonnay: Anura Chardonnay Limited Release 2014
Top Cabernet Sauvignon: Anura Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve 2012

Wellington District and Voor-Paardeberg Ward Terroir Awards

Top Semillon: Hildenbrand Single Vineyard Semillon 2013
Top Cabernet Franc: Lisha Nelson Cabernet Franc 2010
Top Shiraz: Nelson Estate Shiraz 2012
Top Chardonnay: Welbedacht Barrel Fermented Chardonnay 2011
Top Red Blend: The Old School Master 2012
Top Sparkling Wine: La Cave MCC 2011
Top Pinotage: La Cave Pinotage 2012
Top Cabernet Sauvignon: Welbedacht Cabernet Sauvignon 2005

Franschhoek Valley District

Top Rosé: Allée Bleue Starlette Shiraz Rose 2015
Top Viognier: Lynx Viognier 2014

Stellenbosch District Terroir Awards (including Stellenbosch wards)

Top Chenin Blanc: Kaapzicht 1947 Chenin Blanc 2014
Top Rosé: Rustenberg Petit Verdot Rosé 2015
Top Malbec: Neethlingshof Malbec 2013
Top Sauvignon Blanc: Spier Woolworths Sauvignon Blanc 2014
Top White Blend: Jordan Chameleon 2014
Top Gewurztraminer: Neethlingshof Gewurztraminer 2015
Top Red Blend: Jordan Chameleon 2012
Top Merlot: Jordan Merlot 2012
Top Chardonnay: Lanzerac Chardonnay 2013
Top Cabernet Franc: Rainbow’s End Cabernet Franc 2013
Top Shiraz: Rainbow’s End Shiraz 2013
Top Pinotage: Kaapzicht Pinotage 2012
Top Natural Sweet: Lourensford Winemakers Selection Noble Late Harvest 2012

Jonkershoek Ward and Banghoek Ward Terroir Awards

Top Chardonnay: Lanzerac Chardonnay 2013
Top Merlot: Rainbow’s End Merlot 2014
Top Cabernet Franc: Rainbow’s End Cabernet Franc 2013
Top Shiraz: Rainbow’s End Shiraz 2013

Devon Valley, Papegaaiberg and Polkadraai Heuwels Wards Terroir Awards

Top Malbec: Neethlingshof Malbec 2013
Top Sauvignon Blanc: Spier Woolworths Sauvignon Blanc 2014
Top White Blend: Jordan Chameleon 2014
Top Gewurztraminer: Neethlingshof Gewurztraminer 2015
Top Red Blend: Jordan Chameleon 2012
Top Merlot: Jordan Merlot 2012

Simonsberg-Stellenbosch Ward Terroir Awards

Top Rosé: Rustenberg Petit Verdot Rosé 2015

Bottelary Ward Terroir Awards

Top Chenin Blanc: Kaapzicht 1947 Chenin Blanc 2014
Top Pinotage: Kaapzicht Pinotage 2012

Swartland District and Darling District Terroir Awards

Top Sparkling Wine: Org de Rac La Verne Blanc de Blanc 2012

Tulbagh District and Ceres Ward Terroir Awards
Cederberg and Lambertsbaai Wards, and Olifants River Region


Top Cabernet Sauvignon: Cederberg Five Generations Cabernet Sauvignon 2013

Overberg District Terroir Awards
Elgin District Terroir Awards


Top Pinot Noir: Oak Valley Pinot Noir 2013
Top Semillon: Vrede en Lust Artisan Semillon 2014
Top Chardonnay: Oak Valley Chardonnay 2014
Top Riesling: Vrede en Lust Casey’s Ridge Riesling 2015

Walker Bay and Cape Agulhas Districts Terroir Awards

Top Shiraz: The Berrio Shiraz 2013
Top Pinotage: Wildekrans Pinotage BSR 2013
Top Sauvignon Blanc: Ghost Corner Sauvignon Blanc 2015
Top Chenin Blanc: Springfontein Terroir Selection Chenin Blanc 2013
Top White Blend: Die Bartho 2012
Top Pinot Noir: Ghost Corner Pinot Noir 2014
Top Red Blend: Wildekrans Cape Blend BSR 2012
Top Sparkling Wine: Wildekrans MCC Rosé Brut 2012

Plettenberg District Terrroir Awards

Top Sparkling Wine: Newstead MCC Rosé 2013

Citrusdalberg District

Top Grenache: Tierhoek Grenache 2013