Groot Constantia was awarded Novare Trophy’s for SA Terroir Prime Producer, in addition to Prime Wine Property within the 2018 Novare SA Terroir Awards.
Along with this, the property’s 2015 Grand Constance was declared the Nationwide Winner within the Prime Pure Candy Class, and the 2016 Cape Ruby Port was named because the Nationwide Winner within the Prime Port Fashion class.
Groot Constantia additionally cleaned up within the Space Winner Awards class for the Constantia, Hout Bay and Cape Level Terroir Districts – taking dwelling awards for: Prime Merlot (Groot Constantia Merlot 2016); Prime White Mix (Groot Constantia Sauvignon Blanc/Semillon 2017); Prime Chardonnay (Groot Constantia Chardonnay 2017); Prime Pinotage (Groot Constantia Pinotage 2016); Prime Shiraz (Groot Constantia Shiraz 2015); Prime Port Fashion (Groot Constantia Cape Ruby 2016); Prime Rosé/Blanc de Noir (Groot Constantia Blanc de Noir 2017) and Prime Pure Candy wine (Groot Constantia Grand Constance 2015).
“The Novare SA Terroir Wine Awards honour the wines which painting South Africa’s totally different wine rising areas. With the idea of “terroir” being well-liked amongst wine aficionados, the concept behind the Novare SA Terroir Awards is to find wines that greatest signify the terroir during which they’re produced,” explains Boela Gerber, winemaker for Groot Constantia.
Groot Constantia entered their fourth Nationwide Winners in a row this yr, and annually the winners have been a special cultivar or fashion.
Earlier years noticed the property’s Merlot, Pinotage, and Gouverneurs Reserve White stroll away with nationwide awards – displaying Groot Constantia’s general number of award profitable high quality kinds and cultivars.
Floricius Beukes, Viticulturist and Property Handle for Groot Constantia says that the property is blessed with various winery websites and that this mix of various terroirs on one property accommodates the manufacturing of a various vary of award profitable wines.
“Groot Constantia is an amazingly versatile property and we’re actually delighted to win all of those awards within the 2018 Novare Terroir Awards. The mix of an ideal staff within the winery and distinctive terroir, with our minimal intervention method to wine making, has proved to be very profitable,” says Jean Naudé, Basic Supervisor of Groot Constantia.
With an uninterrupted document of wine manufacturing since its inception in 1685, Groot Constantia is South Africa’s oldest wine producing property. The property just lately celebrated 333 years and going sturdy.
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