Perdeberg wins again at the South African Young Wine Show 2013

Wednesday, 28 August, 2013
Perdeberg Winery
Last year, Perdeberg Winery walked away with seven trophies. This year, the victory is even sweeter because, having entered 33 wines into the 2013 South African Young Wine Show, Perdeberg has scored an incredible 31 awards (a success rate of 93.94%).
National awards for Perdeberg

Champion Red Blend
Vine Products Trophy for the overall red blend champion: Perdeberg Pinotage/Mourvèdre/Petit Verdot

Class Winners:
Peter Barlow Trophy for the wooded red cultivar blend Class: Perdeberg Pinotage/Mourvèdre/Petit Verdot
DR GCV Odendaal Trophy for the wooded Malbec Class: Perdeberg Malbec

Regional Paarl awards for Perdeberg:

Champion Pinotage
Champion Other Red Cultivar – Malbec
Champion Red Blend – Pinotage/Mourvèdre/Petit Verdot
Champion Wine Of The Paarl Region Show – Pinotage/Mourvèdre/Petit Verdot
Champion of Paarl (Overall Winner) – Pinotage/Mourvèdre/Petit Verdot

Gold awards: 6
Silver awards: 13
Bronze awards: 10
Total: 31

Stats applicable to the South African National Young Wine Show:

  • Number of producers which participated: 135
  • Number of total entries: 2060
  • Paarl’s entries and awards compared to the other regions:
  • Paarl: 283 entries and 240 awards
  • Awards success rate of Paarl: 84.81%
  • Number of wines which Perdeberg entered: 33
  • Number of wines from Perdeberg which were awarded: 31
  • Perdeberg’s awards success rate: 93.94%

The eight participating wine regions are Robertson, Worcester, Stellenbosch, Paarl, Oranje-Vaal, Olifants River, Swartland and Klein Karoo.

Paarl entered 283 wines, making Paarl fourth out of nine regions re the total number of entries being 2 060. However, Paarl won 240 awards, making it third ranked out of the nine regions.   Paarl’s success rate for awards achieved were 84.81% while Perdeberg’s success rate was a whopping 93.94%.

Perdeberg’s Cellar Master, Albertus Louw said: “ To win GOLD awards over a wide variety of white and red cultivars is a really great achievement.  Also, the trophies we won are testament to the superb quality the cellar produces and confirms the great harvest we had.”