RECM Best Value Niche Reds: the Astronaut has landed

Our weekly RECM Best Value tasting of niche cultivars this morning confirmed that Portuguese cultivars perform best. In fact the best value wine overall hails from Lisboa while wines from De Krans comprise half of the best value six pack.

Astronaut Touriga Nacional 2012 score 15.90 price R50.00 value R136.73
De Krans Tempranillo 2012 score 15.80 price R55.00 value R127.01
Ondine Cabernet Franc 2010 score 16.40 price R65.00 value R142.97
De Krans Tinta Roriz 2013 score 15.60 price R55.00 value R109.06
Boplaas Tinta Barocca 2013 score 15.50 price R55.00 value R104.79
De Krans Tinta Barocca 2012 score 15.10 price R50.00 value R86.63

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On score alone, the top six wines are

Ondine Cabernet Franc 2010 score 16.40 price R65.00 value R142.97
Astronaut Touriga Nacional 2012 score 15.90 price R50.00 value R136.73
De Krans Tempranillo 2012 score 15.80 price R55.00 value R127.01
Tierhoek Grenache 2013 score 15.80 price R105.00 value R117.55
Boplaas Touriga Nacional Reserve 2012 score 15.80 price R150.00 value R111.14
De Krans Tinta Roriz 2013 score 15.60 price R55.00 value R109.06