Badsberg Wine Cellar from Rawsonville in the Breedekloof Valley was crowned top laureate with one platinum and two gold awards at the 17th Annual Muskadel SA Awards held on 23 May 2019.
The platinum award went to their Badsberg Red Muscadel 2017, while their 2008 and 2009 Red Muscadel won gold – the 2008 having also won gold at the 2019 awards.
Robertson’s Mont Blois Wine Estate is the only other cellar to be honoured with a platinum award this year. Their winning wine, Mont Blois Pump House White Muscadel 2016 is made from grapes cultivated from vineyards that are 26 years old and only 330 cases were produced.
Three other wines from the Robertson Wine Valley won gold:
Bon Courage Estate won two gold awards for their Red Muscadel 2018 and White Muscadel 2018. Montagu Wine & Spirits also won gold for their White Muscadel (NV)
Wines from the Breedekloof Valley collected five gold medals: Du Toitskloof Wine Cellar added to their performances over the past four years with two gold medals for their Red Muscadel 2016 and Hanepoot Jerepigo 2014.
Slanghoek Wine Cellar walked away with three gold medals for their Red Muscadel 2017, Red Muscadel 2018 and Hanepoot Jerepigo 2017.
From the Worcester Wine & Olive Route, De Wet Cellar won gold for their White Muscadel 2017.
A firm favourite amongst muscadel lovers are the sweeter wines from the Northern Cape – Orange River Cellars won two gold medals for their White Muscadel 2017 and Hanepoot 2017.
ISSUED BY: Yolandi de Wet PR