2017

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.

2017 Novare SA Terroir Wine Awards category winners are:

Robertson District and Swellendam District Terroir Awards
Top Sparkling Wine: Bon Courage Jacques Bruére Blanc de Blancs 2010
Top Viognier: Kranskop Viognier 2016
Top White Blend: Rietvallei Esteanna 2016
Top Pinot Noir: Kranskop Pinot Noir 2013
Top Tannat: Kranskop Tannat 2014
Top Red Blend: Rietvallei Esteanna 2009
Top Natural Sweet: Kranskop Viognier Noble Late Harvest 2016
Top Fortified Sweet: Rietvallei Red Muscadel 2016

Breedekloof District Terroir Awards
Top Cabernet Sauvignon: Bergsig Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve 2013
Top Chenin Blanc: Bergsig Reserve Chenin Blanc 2016
Top White Blend: Bergsit Icarus 2016
Top Chardonnay: Bergsig Chardonnay 2016
Top Touriga Nacional: Bergsig Touriga Nacional 2013
Top Red Blend: Bergsig Icarus 2014
Top Gewurztraminer: Bergsig Gewurztraminer 2017
Top Sauvignon Blanc: Avondrood Ancient Mountain Reserve Sauvignon Blanc 2017
Top Shiraz: Avondrood Ancient Mountain Reserve Shiraz 2014
Top Pinotage: Flagstone Writer’s Block Pinotage 2015

Worcester District Terroir Awards
Top Cabernet Sauvignon: Conradie Family Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon 2016
Top Chenin Blanc: De Wet Cellar Single Vineyard Chenin Blanc 2016
Top Pinotage: Nuy Barrel Mastery Pinotage 2015
Top Chardonnay: Nuy Mastery Chardonnay 2015
Top Fortified Sweet: Nuy Rooi Muskadel 2010

Klein Karoo Streek, Swartberg and Prins Albert Wards Terroir Awards
Top Sauvignon Blanc: Boplaas Bobbejaanberg Sauvignon Blanc 2016
Top Port-style: Boplaas Cape Vintage 2014
Top Fortified Sweet: Boplaas Heritage White Muscadel 2014
Top Tinta Roriz: De Krans Tinta Roriz 2015
Top Touriga Nacional: De Krans Touriga Nacional 2015
Top Red Blend: De Krans Tritonia 2015

Constantia Ward, Houtbaai Ward and Cape Point District Terroir Awards
Top Cabernet Sauvignon: Groot Constantia Cabernet Sauvignon 2015
Top Merlot: Groot Constantia Merlot 2014
Top White Blend: Groot Constantia Gouverneurs White 2015
Top Chardonnay: Groot Constantia Chardonnay 2016
Top Pinotage: Groot Constantia Pinotage 2015
Top Natural Sweet: Groot Constantia Grand Constance 2014

Durbanville Ward and Philadelphia Ward Terroir Awards
Top Semillon: Bloemendal Semillon 2015
Top Sauvignon Blanc: D’Aria The Songbird Sauvignon Blanc 2016
Top Shiraz: D’Aria The Soprano Shiraz 2015
Top White Blend: Bloemendal Kanonberg 2016
Top Chardonnay: Bloemendal Chardonnay 2015

Paarl District Terroir Awards (including Paarl wards)
Top Cabernet Sauvignon: Anura Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve 2014
Top Viognier: Anura Viognier 2016
Top Chardonnay: Anura Chardonnay Limited Release 2016
Top Petit Verdot: Anura Petit Verdot Limited Release 2011
Top Grenache: Vrede en Lust Artisan Grenache 2014
Top Cabernet Franc: Lisha Nelson Cabernet Franc 2014
Top Red Blend: Vrede en Lust Artisan 2013

Simonsberg-Paarl Ward Terroir Awards
Top Viognier: Anura Viognier 2016
Top Chardonnay: Anura Chardonnay Limited Release 2016
Top Petit Verdot: Anura Petit Verdot Limited Release 2011
Top Grenache: Vrede en Lust Artisan Grenache 2014
Top Red Blend: Vrede en Lust Artisan 2013

Wellington District and Voor-Paardeberg Ward Terroir Awards
Top Cabernet Sauvignon: La Cave Cabernet Sauvignon 2015
Top Chenin Blanc: La Cave Chenin Blanc 2015
Top Pinotage: La Cave Pinotage 2015
Top Sparkling Wine: La Cave MCC 2014
Top Merlot: Linton Park Merlot 2015
Top Chardonnay: Linton Park Chardonnay 2016
Top Cabernet Franc (Voor-Paardeberg): Lisha Nelson Cabernet Franc 2014
Top Red Blend: Nelson Estate Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot 2014
Top Cabernet Franc (Wellington): Doolhof Single Vineyard Connection Cabernet Franc 2015
Top Malbec: Diemersfontein Carpe Diem Malbec Reserve 2015

Franschhoek Valley District Terroir Awards
Top White Blend: Glenwood Grand Duc 2016
Top Sparkling Wine: Dieu Donné Blanc de Blanc 2012
Top Cabernet Franc: Lynx Cabernet Franc 2016

Stellenbosch District Terroir Awards (including Stellenbosch wards)
Top Cabernet Sauvignon: Kaapzicht Cabernet Sauvignon 2013
Top Chenin Blanc: Kaapzicht 1947 Chenin Blanc 2016
Top Cabernet Franc: Kaapzicht Cabernet Franc 2014
Top Sauvignon Blanc: Neethlingshof Sauvignon Blanc 2017
Top Malbec: Neethlingshof Malbec 2016
Top Gewürztraminer: Neethlingshof Gewurztraminer 2017
Top Viognier: Lourensford Limited Release Viognier 2016
Top Merlot: Lourensford Limited Release Merlot 2015
Top Natural Sweet: Lourensford Ltd Release Noble Late Harvest 2014
Top White Blend: Jordan Chameleon 2016
Top Chardonnay: Jordan Nine Yards Chardonnay 2015
Top Shiraz: Lanzerac Syrah 2015

Simonsberg-Stellenbosch Ward Terroir Awards
Top Cabernet Sauvignon: Knorhoek Pantere Cabernet Sauvignon 2015
Top Chenin Blanc: L’Avenir Single Block Chenin Blanc 2016

Jonkershoek Ward and Banghoek Ward Terroir Awards
Top Cabernet Franc: Rainbow’s End Cabernet Franc Ltd Release 2015
Top Shiraz: Lanzerac Syrah 2015

Devon Valley, Papegaaiberg and Polkadraai Hills Wards Terroir Awards
Top White Blend: Jordan Chameleon 2016
Top Chenin Blanc: Jordan Inspector Peringuey Chenin Blanc 2015
Top Chardonnay: Jordan Nine Yards Chardonnay 2015
Top Sauvignon Blanc: Neethlingshof Sauvignon Blanc 2017
Top Malbec: Neethlingshof Malbec 2016
Top Gewürztraminer: Neethlingshof Gewurztraminer 2017
Top Natural Sweet: Neethlingshof The Short Story Collection Maria 2017

Bottelary Ward Terroir Awards
Top Chenin Blanc: Kaapzicht 1947 Chenin Blanc 2016
Top Cabernet Sauvignon: Kaapzicht Cabernet Sauvignon 2013
Top Cabernet Franc: Kaapzicht Cabernet Franc 2014

Swartland District and Darling District Terroir Awards
Top Grenache: Ormonde Ondine Grenache 2015

Tulbagh District and Ceres Plateau District Terroir Awards
Top White Blend: Waverley Hills 2015
Top Chardonnay: De Grendel op die Berg Chardonnay 2015

Cederberg and Lambertsbaai Wards Terroir Awards
Top Cabernet Sauvignon: Cederberg Five Generations Cabernet Sauvignon 2015
Top Sparkling Wine: Cederberg Blanc de Blancs Brut 2012
Top Chenin Blanc: Cederberg Five Generations Chenin Blanc 2015
Top Shiraz: Cederberg Shiraz 2015

Elgin District Terroir Awards
Top Pinot Noir: Oak Valley Groenlandberg Pinot Noir 2016
Top Sauvgnon Blanc: Vrede en Lust Artisan Range Blanc Fumé 2015
Top Chardonnay: Oak Valley Groenlandberg Chardonnay 2016

Walker Bay and Cape Agulhas Districts Terroir Awards
Top Sparkling Wine: Wildekrans Brut Rosé 2013
Top Semillon: Ghost Corner Semillon 2015
Top Chenin Blanc: Wildekrans Chenin Blanc Barrel Select Reserve 2016
Top Sauvignon Blanc: The Berrio Sauvignon Blanc 2016
Top Pinot Noir: Ghost Corner Pinot Noir 2016 (Elim)
Top Pinot Noir: Wildekrans Pinot Noir Barrel Select Reserve2014 (Botrivier)
Top Pinotage: Springfontein Limestone Rocks GDV Pinotage 2013
Top Cabernet Franc: Hermanuspietersfontein Swartskaap 2013
Top White Blend: Strandveld Adamastor 2015
Top Red Blend: Springfontein Limestone Rocks Whole Lotta Love 2014
Top Shiraz: Wildekrans Shiraz Barrel Select Reserve 2014