Saronsberg and KWV shine brightest at Mondial 2013

ONE OF the largest wine competitions in the world, the Concours Mondial de Bruxelles culminates with awards being presented in May each year. The International Union of Oènologists who organise the event are based in Belgium, although the judging has been conducted in numerous countries over the years and over 40 nationalities are represented on the tasting panels who determine the medal winners.
 
The 2013 edition took place in Slovakia, and the top-performing South African wines were as follows:
 
GREAT GOLD MEDAL WINNERS
 
KWV The Mentors Shiraz 2011
Saronsberg Provenance Shiraz 2011
 
GOLD MEDAL WINNERS
 
Almenkerk Syrah 2010
Alvi’s Drift AD CVC 2011 (white blend)
Asara Shiraz 2010
Cirrus Syrah 2010 (Guardian Peak)
Doolhof The Minotaur 2009 (red blend)
Escapades Cabernet Sauvignon Shiraz Malbec 2011
Escapades Semillon 2012
Fleur du Cap Unfiltered Cabernet Sauvignon 2010 (Bergkelder)
Franschhoek Cellar Statue de Femme Sauvignon Blanc 2012
Gabrielskloof Shiraz 2010
Kasteelberg Shiraz 2011
KWV Cathedral Cellar Triptych 2011 (red blend)
KWV Tawny (port)
KWV The Mentors Petit Verdot 2011
KWV The Mentors Pinotage 2011
La Motte Shiraz 2010
Laborie Jean Taillefert 2011 (Shiraz)
Rustenberg Buzzard Kloof Syrah 2010
Saronsberg Full Circle 2010 (red blend)
Saronsberg Provenence Rooi 2010 (red blend)
Simonsig Tiara 2009 (red blend)
Stellenzicht Golden Triangle Pinotage 2011
Stellenzicht Golden Triangle Shiraz 2009
Whalehaven Pinot Noir 2010 (Bottega)
For more info about Mondial 2013 and more results, click here.