Top 13 South African Pinot Noir

TOP 13 South African Pinot Noir39 tasters tasted on the 26th of March 2013 at La Mouette Restaurant in Seapoint (Cape Town) 13 top South African Pinot Noir and at the end always a Finlayson wins. This year stole Andrew and Peter-Allan Finlayson with his „Crystallum Peter Max Pinot Noir 2012“ their fathers crown of the best South African Pinot Noir. The 2011 vintage of the „Bouchard Finlayson Galpin Peak Pinot Noir 2011“ felt back to the fifth place. Here are the tasting results:

 

Pinot Noir tasting results 2013

1         Crystallum Peter Max Pinot Noir 2012
2         Chamonix Pinot Noir Reserve 2011
3         Hamilton Russel Pinot Noir 2010
4         Newton Johnson Family Vineyards Pinot Noir 2011
5         Bouchard Finlayson Galpin Peak Pinot Noir 2011
6         Creation Pinot Noir 2012
7         Creation Reserve Pinot Noir 2011
8         Iona Pinot Noir Limited Release 2012
9         Hamilton Russel Pinot Noir 2012
10       Domaine des Dieux Josephine Pinot Noir 2010
11       Oak Valley Pinot Noir 2010
12       La Vierge Pinot Noir 2010
13       The Winery of Good Hope Pinot Noir 2011

Pinot Noir tasting results 2012

1         Bouchard Finlayson Galpin Peak Pinot Noir 2010
2         Crystallum Cuvee Cinema Pinot Noir 2011
3         Creation Pinot Noir 2011
4         Shannon Rockview Ridge Pinot Noir 2009
5         Oak Valley Pinot Noir 2010
6         Meerlust Pinot Noir 2010
7         Hamilton Russel Pinot Noir 2009
8         Botanica Pinot Noir 2010
9         Radford Dale Freedom Pinot Noir 2010
10       Crystallum Peter Max Pinot Noir 2011
11       Summaridge Pinot Noir 2009
12       Vriesenhof Pinot Noir 2008
13       Haute Cabriere Pinot Noir 2008

 

If you want to taste the South African Pinot Noirs, visit next weekend

Hemel-en-Aarde Pinot Noir Celebration 2015 (30-31.01.2015)

Pinot Noir Festival at Vineyard Hotel & Spa (12.04.2015)

 

A big cheers to Frederic Dasse (TOP12WINES) who organized this tasting
and La Mouette Restaurant for the great food and atmosphere.

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28.03.2013 | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , | Category: Events Tastings

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  1. […] wine is the Creation Pinot Noir Reserve (4,5 Platter Stars) my personal favourite of the “Top 13 South African Pinot Noir”. The Creation Reserve Pinot Noir 2012, Creation Syrah Grenache 2011 and the Creation Pinot Noir […]

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