Sauvignon Blanc Masters 2016: results and analysis

10th April, 2017 by Patrick Schmitt

Unoaked blend (min 50% Sauvignon Blanc)

Company Wine Name Vintage Region Country Medal
Under £10
Rietvallei Wine Estate Rietvallei Estate Sauvignon Blanc 2016 Robertson South Africa Silver
Berton Vineyards Berton Vineyards Metal Label 2016 Padthaway Australia Bronze
La Motte Wine Estate La Motte Sauvignon Blanc 2016 Western Cape South Africa Bronze
£10-£15
De Bortoli Wines Windy Peak Semillion Sauvignon Blanc 2015 Yarra Valley Australia Bronze
Hermanuspietersfontein Wines Nr.7 Kaalvoet Meisie 2015 Sondagskloof South Africa Bronze
£15-£20
Jackson Family Wines Kendall-Jackson Vintners Reserve 2014 California USA Silver
Alpha Estate Alpha Axia Assyrtiko Sauvignon Blanc 2015 Macedonia Greece Bronze
La Motte Wine Estate Pierneef Sauvignon Blanc 2015 Cape South Coast South Africa Bronze

Oaked blend (min 50% Sauvignon Blanc)

Company Wine Name Vintage Region Country Medal
£10-£15
Flagstone Winery Treaty Tree Sauvignon Blanc Sémillion Reserve 2015 Western Cape South Africa Silver
£15-£20
Burch Family Wines Howard Park Miamup Sauvignon Blanc 2016 Margaret River New Zealand Silver
Jackson Family Wines Matanzas Creek Winery Sauvignon Blanc 2014 Sonoma County USA Bronze
Château Hostens-Picant Cuvée des Demoiselles 2015 Bordeaux France Bronze
£20-£30
Château Brown Château Brown 2015 Bordeaux France Master
Cape Point Vineyards Sauvignon Blanc Reserve 2015 Cape Penninsula South Africa Silver

Sweet 100% Sauvignon Blanc

Company Wine Name Vintage Region Country Medal
£10-£15
Marisco Vineyards The Ned Noble Sauvignon Blanc (180 g/l) 2015 Marlborough New Zealand Silver
£15-£20
Marisco Vineyards The King’s A Sticky End Noble (168 g/l) 2015 Marlborough New Zealand Bronze
£20-£30
Brancott Estate Letter Series ‘B’ Late Harvest (221 g/l) 2014 Marlborough New Zealand Gold
Giesen Wines The Brothers Late Harvet Sauvignon Blanc (223 g/l) 2013 Marlborough New Zealand Silver

Rosé blend (min 50% Sauvignon Blanc)

Company Wine Name Vintage Region Country Medal
Under £10
Antipodean Sommelier Snapper Rock Sauvignon Rose 2016 Marlborough New Zealand Bronze

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