The Prescient Chardonnay Report 2017

Monday, 23 October, 2017
winemag.co.za, Christian Eedes
The seventh annual Chardonnay Report sponsored by multinational financial services company Prescient is now out. There were 91 entries from 63 producers and these were tasted blind (labels out of sight) by a three-person panel, scoring done according to the 100-point quality scale.

Wines to rate 90 or higher were as follows:

95
Delaire Graff Banghoek Reserve 2016
Price: R200

Eikendal 2016
Price: R163

Rustenberg Stellenbosch 2016
Price: R175

94
Dabar 2016
Price: R97

93
Evidence 2016 (Sophie & Julien Schaal)
Price: R250

Hartenberg The Eleanor 2015
Price: R325

Holden Manz Barrel Fermented 2016
Price: R225

Longridge Organic 2015
Price: R165

Paul Cluver Seven Flags 2016
Price: R550

Tokara Reserve Collection Stellenbosch 2016
Price: R180

Uva Mira 2016
Price: TBC

To see the full list of winners, click here.

To read the tasting report in full, download the following: Prescient Chardonnay Report 2017

To view a photo album of the awards function, CLICK HERE.

To buy tickets to a public tasting of the top performing wines on 25 October in Cape Town, CLICK HERE.

To find out more about Prescient, CLICK HERE.

Thomas Davidson

Thomas joined wine.co.za in May 2019 after graduating from Stellenbosch University with a BA in History & Ancient Cultures and completing a certificate in Business Management and Entrepreneurship at the Graduate School in Stellenbosch. He moonlights as a radio presenter at MFM - and has an incredible passion for wine. 
We are delighted to have him on the team.
 
Prescient Chardonnay Report 2017
Prescient Chardonnay Report 2017

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