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Wine Name Grape Score
Rustenberg Peter Barlow, Stellenbosch, South Africa Cabernet Sauvignon 91
Warwick Estate Trilogy, Stellenbosch, South Africa Bordeaux Blend Red 91
Boekenhoutskloof Franschhoek Cabernet Sauvignon, Coastal Region, South Africa Cabernet Sauvignon 90

What is the best red wine to drink in South Africa?

Areas such as Paarl, Stellenbosch, Swartland, Walker Bay and Franschhoek have all become synonymous with top quality wines. The most popular red wines are shiraz (syrah), cabernet sauvignon, along with cinsault (or cinsaut), pinot noir and the homegrown Cape favourite, pinotage.

What are the top 10 red wines?

The Best Red Wines to Drink This Year

  • Hahn SLH Pinot Noir. …
  • Sonoma-Cutrer Russian River Valley Pinot Noir 2018. …
  • 2016 Brion Oakville Cabernet Sauvignon. …
  • Neyen 2015. …
  • Gaja Sito Moresco 2016. …
  • La Rioja Alta Vina Alberdi Reserva 2015. …
  • Tank Garage Winery Middle Finger. …
  • 2017 Stone Cairn Cabernet Sauvignon. Courtesy Andrew Januik Wines.
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4.01.2021

What is the most expensive wine in South Africa?

Most Expensive South African Wine

Wine Name Grape Avg Price
De Toren The Black Lion Shiraz, Stellenbosch, South Africa Shiraz $262
De Toren Expression Unique Book XVII Red, Stellenbosch, South Africa Cabernet Sauvignon – Malbec $260
Kanonkop Black Label Pinotage, Stellenbosch, South Africa Pinotage $167

What is a good South African wine?

The 13 Best South African Wines to Score Right Now

  • 2017 AA Badenhorst “Ramnasgras” Cinsault Swartland ($32) …
  • 2016 B Vintners “Black Bream” Pinot Noir Walker Bay ($33) …
  • 2016 Beeslaar Pinotage Stellenbosch ($54) …
  • 2015 Klein Constantia “Vin de Constance” Constantia ($100 for 500ml) …
  • 2018 Mother Rock White Wine Swartland ($25)

26.12.2019

Top 15 South African white wines

  • Missionvale Chardonnay 2018. Bouchard Finlayson. …
  • Apogée Chardonnay 2018. La Vierge. …
  • (Stellenbosch Manor) Barrel Fermented Chenin Blanc 2019. Stellenrust. …
  • 1707 White Reserve 2019. …
  • Old Vine Chenin Blanc 2019. …
  • Endura Single Vineyard Chenin Blanc 2017. …
  • The Bernard Series Whole Bunch Roussanne 2020. …
  • Albertus Viljoen Chenin Blanc 2018.

26.04.2021

Which red wine is best for health?

The 9 Most Heart-healthy Red Wines

  1. Pinot Noir. Pinot Noir is considered the healthiest red wine you can drink. …
  2. Sagrantino. A rare grape from Umbria – a region in central Italy – Sagrantino is an antioxidant-rich wine. …
  3. Merlot. …
  4. Cabernet Sauvignon. …
  5. Barbera. …
  6. Malbec. …
  7. Nebbiolo. …
  8. Tannat.

11.01.2021

What is the best red wine for a beginner?

Top Red Wines for Beginners

  • Cabernet Sauvignon. Cabernet is many people’s entry point to red wine simply because it’s the most widely planted red grape. …
  • Merlot. If you love Cabernet Sauvignon, you should try Merlot next. …
  • Shiraz. …
  • Zinfandel. …
  • Pinot Noir. …
  • Gamay. …
  • Garnacha. …
  • Petite Sirah.
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26.08.2020

What is a good easy drinking red wine?

Medium-bodied reds

Merlot: Think: Cherry + chocolate + soft tannins. Merlot is an easy-drinking, versatile red that goes well with almost any food, even a simple Monday night roast chicken thighs and veggies.

Which red wine is smoothest?

Smooth Red Wine

  • Castello Del Poggio Smooth Red. …
  • Yellow Tail Smooth Red Blend. …
  • Marietta Old Vine Red. 4.5 out of 5 stars. …
  • Hermes Greek Red. 4.3 out of 5 stars. …
  • Oliver Sweet Red. 4.6 out of 5 stars. …
  • Robert Mondavi Private Selection Merlot Red Wine. 4.3 out of 5 stars. …
  • Juan Gil Jumilla. 4.3 out of 5 stars. …
  • Fre Red Blend. 3.4 out of 5 stars.

Cabernet Sauvignon. With flavors of black currant, anise and black pepper, cabernet sauvignon is the most popular red wine. Bold and rich, cabernet sauvignon is grown in almost every wine-growing region in the world. Most famously coming from Napa and Bordeaux, cabernet sauvignon is also widely grown in South America.

What is the best red wine brand?

So here are the top red wine brands, in no particular order….

  • #1: Italian Chianti. …
  • #2: Australian Shiraz. …
  • #3: German Spatburgunder (Pinot Noir) …
  • #4: Californian Zinfandel. …
  • #5: French Beaujolais. …
  • #6: French Bordeaux. …
  • #7: Cabernet Sauvignon.

7.09.2016

What is the most expensive alcohol in South Africa?

Top 10 whisky brands in South Africa

  • Glenfiddich 50-year-old price–R485,000. …
  • Glenlivet 1940 70 years– R323,000. …
  • Glenfarclas 60-year-old whisky – R277,236. …
  • Glen Grant, 50 years- R152,800. …
  • Balvenie 40 years- R66,500. …
  • Glenfiddich 40 years- R52,600. …
  • Johnnie Walker Blue Label Baccarat- R47,800.
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19.02.2020

How much does wine cost in South Africa?

Cheapest and most expensive in South Africa

Province Bottle of red wine (average price) Bottle of white wine (average price)
Gauteng R59.98 R47.53
North West R59.85 R47.62
Free State R58.58 R44.87
N. Cape R57.63 R52.92

Who made the first wine in South Africa?

Three Centuries of Cape Wine

Jan van Riebeeck, the first governor of the Cape, planted a vineyard in 1655, and on 2 February 1659, the first wine was made from Cape grapes.

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