Top 25 Wines

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Stellenbosch’s Top 25 Wines are based on the highest scoring wines from more than 180 producers in and around Stellenbosch and the Helderberg.

These wines have mostly scored 94 points and above and are truly world class, many achieving success in competitions at home and abroad.

Wines stay on this list until they are surpassed by a higher scoring wine, or become unavailable.

Scroll to bottom of the page for a constantly updated Top 25 Wines List

Stellenbosch’s Top White Wine 2019

(in Progress)

DeMorgenzon The Divas Chenin Blanc 2017 96pts

Edgebaston Camino Africana Chenin Blanc 2018 95pts

Longridge Ou Steen Chenin Blanc 2016   94pts

Ken Forrester The FMC 2018 94pts

Radford Dale Vinum Chenin Blanc 2018 93pts

Simonsig Die Kluisenaar 2016 93pts

Delaire Graff Banghoek Reserve Chardonnay 2018 93pts

Migliarina Single Vineyard Chardonnay 2015 93pts

Delaire Graff Terraced Block Chardonnay 2017 93pts

Lanzerac Mrs English Chardonnay 2017 93pts

Kaapzicht 1947 Chenin Blanc 2018 93pts

Quoin Rock Chardonnay 2017   92pts

Simonsig Mediterraneo 2017 92pts

Morgenster Vespri Vermentino 2019 92pts

Morgenster White Reserve 2016 92pts

Vergelegen GVB White 2016 92pts

L’Avenir Single Block Chenin Blanc 2018   92pts

Kruger Old Vine Chenin Blanc 2019   92pts

Neil Ellis Elgin Chardonnay 2017  91pts

Thelema Riesling 2016 91pts

Miles Mossop Chapter Two Chenin Blanc 2018  91pts

Neethlingshof Ode To Nature Riesling 2018   91pts

Kruger KlipKlop Chardonnay 2017   91pts

Kanu KCB Chenin Blanc 2017  91pts

Kruger Walker Bay Chardonnay 2018   91pts

Vriesenhof Chardonnay 2016   91pts

Stellenbosch’s Top Red Wine 2019

(in Progress)

Boschkloof Epilogue Syrah 2017   97pts

Deux Frères Fraternité 2015   96pts

Beyerskloof Diesel Pinotage 2016 96pts

Edgebaston Camino Africana Cabernet Franc 2016 95pts

Spier Frans Smit 2015    95pts

Kanonkop Black Label Pinotage 2017 95pts

The High Road Directors Reserve 2015 95pts

Deux Frères Cabernet Sauvignon 2015   95pts

Boschkloof Kottabos 2018    95pts

Stellenrust Series Rare After Eight Shiraz 2014   94pts

Rust en Vrede Estate Red 2016 94pts

Alto Signature Red Blend 2015 94pts

Longridge Maandans Pinotage 2017 94pts

Radford Dale Black Rock 2017 94pts

Romond Rebus Cabernet Franc 2015  94pts

Dalla Cia Pinot Noir 2015   94pts

Neil Ellis Jonkershoek Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 94pts

Muratie The Senator LBV 2011   94pts

Ken Forrester The Gypsy 2014 94pts

Stellenbosch’s Top White Wine 2018

Longridge Clos du Ciel Chardonnay 2016

Runners Up

Longridge Ou Steen Chenin Blanc 2015

Mulderbosch S2 Block Chenin Blanc 2017

Lanzerac Mrs English Chardonnay 2016

Stellenbosch’s Top Red Wine 2018

Raats Eden HD SV Cabernet Franc 2015

Runners Up

The High Road Director’s Reserve 2013

Spier Frans K Smit 2012

Kanonkop Black Label Pinotage 2016

Top 25 Wines of 2018
Score
Annandale The Key Merlot 2004 94pts
Boschkloof Epilogue Syrah 2016 94pts
Kanonkop Paul Sauer 2015 94pts
Grangehurst Cabernet/Merlot 2006 94pts
Kleine Zalze Family Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2015 94pts
Kanonkop Black Label Pinotage 2016 94pts
Stellenrust Series Rare After Eight Shiraz 2014 94pts
Longridge Clos du Ciel Chardonnay 2016 95pts
Edgebaston GS Cabernet Sauvignon 2015 94pts
Morgenster Estate Reserve 2011 94pts
Lanzerac Mrs English Chardonnay 2016 94pts
Raats Eden HD SV Cabernet Franc 2015 95pts
Rust & Vrede 1694 2015 94pts
Spier Frans K Smit 2012 94pts
Stellenbosch Vnyds Flagship Credo Petit Verdot 2012 94pts
The High Road Director’s Reserve 2015 95pts
Mulderbosch S2 Block Chenin Blanc 2017 94pts
Beyerskloof Diesel Pinotage 2015 93pts
Mulderbosch W Block Chenin Blanc 2017 93pts
Neil Ellis Webb Ellis 2012 93pts
Longridge Ou Steen Chenin Blanc 2016 93pts
Dalla Cia Pinot Noir 2015 94pts
Lyngrove Res Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 93pts
Romond Rebus Cabernet Franc 2015 94pts
Muratie The Senator LBV 2011 94pts