As usual with this competition, the scores are uniformly high and we therefore always have a substantial number of wines which just missed out on falling into the winning categories.

Here is a list of Gold medal winners, all of which are incredibly worthwhile to get hold of and to try!

Top 6 Category Gold

Oldenburg Vineyards Barrel Selection Cabernet Franc 2014

David Finlayson Camino Africana Cabernet Franc 2015

Whalehaven Cabernet Franc 2014

Druk my Niet Cabernet Franc 2013

Holden Manz Cabernet Franc Reserve 2015

Bruce Cabernet Franc 2016

Bruce Cabernet Franc 2015

Raats Dolomite Cabernet Franc 2015

Chamonix Cab Franc 2015

Raats Family Cabernet Franc 2015

Zorgvliet Cabernet Franc 2016

Swartskaap 2014

Vrede en Lust Artisan Range Cabernet Franc 2015


Top 3 Blends Category Gold

Warwick Trilogy 2015

KWV The Mentors Orchestra 2015

Villiera The Clan 2015

Morgenster Lourens River Valley 2010

Raats Red Jasper 2015

Landskroon Paul Hugo Red 2016

Ridgeback Journey 2015


Vintage Category Gold

JMB Cabernet Franc 2011

Druk my Niet Cabernet Franc 2012

Rainbow’s End Cabernet Franc 2012

Avontuur Cabernet Franc 2010


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