10-Year-Old Wine Report 2021 Is Live And Nederburg Takes The Lead

Winemag.co.za is pleased to present the 10-Year-Old Wine Report 2021 – featuring wines from the 2011 vintage.

78 entries from 40 producers were received and these were tasted blind (labels out of sight) by the three-person panel, scoring done according to the 100-point quality scale.

Taken as a whole, the line-up showed extremely well with 67.9% (a total of 53 wines) rating 90 points or higher.

Top performing cellar overall was Nederburg with six wines to rate 90-plus followed by Tokara with four and then Boschendal, Cape Point Vineyards, De Grendel, Delaire Graff, Neil Ellis and Remhoogte, each with three. Best white wine overall was Tokara Director’s Reserve White 2011 on 94 points and best red was Remhoogte Aspect Merlot 2011 also on 94.

The Top 10 was as follows:

WHITE

94
Tokara Director’s Reserve White 2011

93
De Grendel Winifred 2011
Tokara Reserve Collection Stellenbosch Chardonnay 2011

92
Delaire Graff Coastal Cuvée Sauvignon Blanc 2011           
Tokara Reserve Collection Elgin Sauvignon Blanc 2011

RED

94
Remhoogte Aspect Merlot 2011

93
Keet First Verse 2011
Nederburg The Brew Master 2011

92
Remhoogte Sir Thomas Cullinan 2011

SWEET

93
Boschendal Reserve Collection Vin d’Or 2011

To read the report in full, including key findings, tasting notes for the top wines and scores on the 100-point quality scale for all wines entered, visit Winemag.co.za.