Cape Point, Kleine Zalze and Nederburg among familiar names in South Africa’s latest Sauvignon Blanc Top 10

THE 2013 FNB Top 10 Sauvignon Blanc Awards organised by the Sauvignon Blanc Interest Group of South Africa again threw the spotlight on a number of wines regularly applauded as counting among the country’s best, as well as on some that have repeatedly vied for attention on the best-value scale.
 
WINNERS AT THE FNB SAUVIGNON BLANC AWARDS
Alexanderfontein Chip off The Old Block Sauvignon Blanc 2013 (Ormonde), Darling – R49
Boschendal Reserve Collection Sauvignon Blanc 2013, Franschhoek  R105
Cape of Good Hope Altima Sauvignon Blanc 2013 (Anthonij Rupert), Franschhoek  R95
Cape Point Sauvignon Blanc Reserve 2012  R155
Cape Point Woolworths Sauvignon Blanc 2012  R100
Franschhoek Cellar Statue de Femme Sauvignon Blanc 2013  R43
Kleine Zalze Family Reserve Sauvignon Blanc 2012, Stellenbosch  R130
Nederburg Private Bin D234 Sauvignon Blanc 2012, Paarl  Auction Wine
Phizante Kraal Sauvignon Blanc 2013, Durbanville  R55
Thelema Sauvignon Blanc 2013, Stellenbosch  R75
 
RUNNERS-UP AT THE FNB SAUVIGNON BLANC AWARDS
Cederberg Sauvignon Blanc 2012  R90
Durbanville Hills Rhinofields Sauvignon Blanc 2012, Durbanville  R85
Graham Beck Pheasants’ Run Sauvignon Blanc 2012, Robertson  R170
Hillcrest Sauvignon Blanc 2013, Durbanville  R70
Jordan Sauvignon Blanc 2013, Stellenbosch  R82
Ormonde Sauvignon Blanc 2012, Darling  R93
Sumaridge Sauvignon Blanc 2013, Upper Hemel-en-Aarde Valley  R70
Sutherland Sauvignon Blanc 2012 (Thelema), Stellenbosch  R65
Virgin Earth Pepper Tree Sauvignon Blanc 2013 (Du Plessis), Langeberg-Garcia  R50
Vrede en Lust Casey’s Ridge Sauvignon Blanc 2012, Paarl  R69