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Thelema Chardonnay shines at IWC 2016

9 June 2016

Cape of Victory: South Africa shines at International Wine Challenge 2016

international wine challenge 2016 gold medalSouth African winemakers had a standout year at the International Wine Challenge 2016. Following two weeks of intensive blind tasting in London last month, panels of international wine experts awarded 21 Gold medals, 98 Silver and 169 Bronze medals, bringing the total medal tally to 288.

We are thrilled to announce that the Thelema Chardonnay 2014 was one of the wines that brought home a Gold Medal. This award is a great follow up on last year’s Gold and Trophy awarded to our cool-climate Sutherland Chardonnay 2012. Judges said the Thelema Chardonnay “invokes a struck match character on the nose, overlaying appealing citrus fruits and creamy flavours, with a long rich finish.

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  • 5 Stars for Thelema Merlot Reserve 2016!Well done to the vineyard and winemaking teams!And well done to all other producers who were awarded 5 Stars @wineonaplatter5 Stars for Thelema Merlot Reserve 2016!Well done to the vineyard and winemaking teams!And well done to all other producers who were awarded 5 Stars @wineonaplatter
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  • Through the understanding of our optimal climate and soil types, we have firmly entrenched ourselves as one of the leaders in Bordeaux varieties.This is once again evident in the 2019 Tim Atkin MW South Africa Report.️️️️️ The top scoring wine being the 2015 Rabelais, a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Petit Verdot, with 97 points.Merlot Reserve 2016 received 94 points. whilst both the Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 and the Merlot 2016 received 93 points.#timatkinreport #tastethelema #thelemawines #welldoneThrough the understanding of our optimal climate and soil types, we have firmly entrenched ourselves as one of the leaders in Bordeaux varieties.This is once again evident in the 2019 Tim Atkin MW South Africa Report.️️️️️ The top scoring wine being the 2015 Rabelais, a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Petit Verdot, with 97 points.Merlot Reserve 2016 received 94 points. whilst both the Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 and the Merlot 2016 received 93 points.#timatkinreport #tastethelema #thelemawines #welldone
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