CLASSIFIED SHOPPING LIST: prices of top SA Chenin Blancs with the best track records over the past 10 years

ALL OF THE South African wines below are included in the 2014 SA Chenin Blanc Classification, with those having the very best track records highlighted and the listing limited to wines whose accolades include very good reviews in 2013/14.

Prices are for the latest releases/vintages to be rated – rands per standard 750ml bottle and ex-cellar in most instances (approximate retail prices if the wine is unavailable direct from the producer)


R34 – Windmeul
R36 – Alvi’s Drift ADS
R36 – Babylon’s Peak
R36 – Koelenbosch (Koelenhof)
R36 – Perdeberg
R41 – Kleine Zalze Cellar Selection
R42 – Villiera
R45 – Perdeberg Reserve

R50 – Knorhoek
R59 – Under Oaks
R70 – Kleine Zalze Vineyard Selection
R80 – Cederberg
R82 – Jordan Barrel Fermented
R88 – Villiera Traditional Barrel Fermented
R90 – Katbakkies
R90 – Tierhoek
R95 – Kanu KCB

R100 – Spier Woolworths Private Collection
R110 – Simonsig Avec Chêne

R110 – Delaire Graff
R111 – Rudera Robusto
R118 – Spier 21 Gables
R120 – Graham Beck Bowed Head
R130 – Rijk’s Private Cellar
R130 – Stellenrust Barrel Fermented
R147 – Land of Hope (Good Hope)
R150 – Bellingham The Bernard Series Old Vine
R150 – Remhoogte Honeybunch Reserve
R150 – Teddy Hall Dr Jan Cats Reserve
R160 – De Trafford
R165 – Beaumont Hope Marguerite
R165 – Jean Daneel
R170 – Botanica
R198 – DeMorgenzon
R210 – Cederberg Five Generations

R325 – The FMC Forrester Meinert (Ken Forrester)