Durbanville Wine Valley dominates at 2018 FNB Sauvignon Blanc Top 10..
The Durbanville Wine Valley – four FNB top Ten Sauvignon Blancs
The Durbanville Wine Valley is internationally recognised as home to some of South Africa’s best Sauvignon Blancs. This was reiterated again last week when four of the Valley’s estates featured in the 2018 FNB Sauvignon Blanc Top 10 competition.
D’Aria The Songbird 2017
De Grendel Koetshuis 2017 (wooded)
Diemersdal Winter Ferment 2018
Nitida Wild Child 2017 (wooded)
Martin Moore, Founding Cellarmaster at Durbanville Hills Winery & Chairman of the Durbanville Wine Valley
Martin Moore, chairman of the Durbanville Wine Valley say : “The Durbanville Wine Valley is the heartland of Sauvignon Blanc which these awards once again demonstrate. We are delighted with the four Durbanville estates who triumphed this year and congratulate all the winners for continuing to ensure that locally produced Sauvignon Blancs are recognised on a global market for their high quality and standards.”
The other wines in the FNB Top 10 were the Bellingham Homestead Sauvignon Blanc 2018; Flagstone Free Run Sauvignon Blanc 2017; Fryer’s Cove Doringbay 2017; Rustenberg 2018; Tokara Reserve Collection Elgin 2018 and the Kleine Zalze Vineyard Reserve 2017.
Bellingham Homestead 2018
Flagstone Free Run 2017
Jack & Charlie Stein
Jack and Charlie Stein – sons of acclaimed British chef Rick Stein – have been spotted in the area recently, filming a new 13-part food and wine television series from Oxyg3n Media called Wine, Dine & Stein, which will have a local and international broadcast.
Information from JAG Communications