<< Friday 17 September 2021 >
Stellenbosch winery Kleine Zalze, one of the most commercially successful and award-winning Cape cellars, etched a place in South African wine history by winning the award for Best Producer at the Amorim Cap Classique Challenge which this year celebrates its 20th anniversary as the country’s foremost wine competition exclusively committed to honouring Cap Classique wines. In a record line-up of 135 entries, the Kleine Zalze Vintage Brut MCC 2015 achieved the top score, winning the category for Best Brut Cap Classiques as well as the award for Best Producer at this year’s competition.
Featured image: Emile Joubert, from team South Africa.
Wine history will be made next week when South Africa and New Zealand square-up in the first Southern Sauvignon Blanc Encounter in Cape Town which sees the two countries’ best Sauvignon Blanc wines being judged to determine which nation can claim to be the king of this universally popular white grape.