41 Wines Awarded 5-star rating for 2010 Platter Guide

A record number of 41 wines have been awarded a 5-star rating by a panel of sixteen judges for the 2010 Platter’s South African Wine Guide.  An initial 100 wines were submitted to the panel for final judging.

The 5-star rated wines are:

Sauvignon Blanc

Fleur du Cap Unfiltered Sauvignon Blanc 2009
Lomond Pincushion Sauvignon Blanc 2009
Tokara Elgin Sauvignon Blanc 2008
Woolworths Cape Point Vineyards Sauvignon Blanc Ltd Release 2009
Cape Point Vineyards CWG Auction Sauvignon Blanc Barrel Fermented Sauvignon Blanc 2008

White Blends – BDX Blend

Woolworths Steenberg Semillon-Sauvignon Blanc Reserve 2009
Cape Point Vineyards Isliedh 2008
The Berrio Weathergirl 2008
Vergelegen White 2008

Chenin Blanc

Beaumont Wines Hope Marguerite Chenin Blanc 2008

White Blends – Other

Nederberg Ingenuity White 2008
Rall Wines Rall 2008
Sadie Family Palladius 2008
Woolworths Tulbagh Mountain Vineyards Spectrum White Ltd Release 2008


Ataraxia Chardonnay 2008
Cape Chamonix Chardonnay Reserve 2008.
Paul Cluver Chardonnay 2008

Pinot Noir

Catherine Marshall Pinot Noir 2008
Newton Johnson Domaine Pinot Noir 2008


Neil Ellis Grenache Vineyard Selection 2007


Beyerskloof Diesel Pinotage 2007

Red Blends

Sadie Columella 2007

Spier Wines Frans K. Smit 2005


Dunstone Shiraz 2008
Haskell Vineyards Pillars Shiraz 2007
Rustenberg Stellenbosch Syrah 2007 
Saxenburg Shiraz Select Ltd Release 2005

BDX Blends

De Trafford CWG Auction Reserve Perspective 2006
Kanonkop Paul Sauer 2006
Morgenster Morgenster 2006
Stony Brook Ghost Gum Premium 2006
Woolworths Jordan Cobblers Hill 2005

Cabernet Sauvignon

Boekenhoutskloof Cabernet Sauvignon 2007
Le Riche Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve 2005


Boplaas Vintage Reserve Port 2007
De Krans Cape Tawny Port NV
Boplaas Cape Tawny Port 1997

Dessert Wine Unfortified

Buitenverwachting 1769 2007
Nederberg Noble Late Harvest 2008
Mullineux Straw Wine 2008 

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