Bonnievale Wines has triumphed at the 2021 SA National Young Wine Show, winning the much-envied Roberto Moni Trophy for SA Champion Cabernet Sauvignon – one of the competition’s most hotly contested categories. Bonnievale’s victory began earlier this month however, when its Cabernet Sauvignon (wooded) was named winner of the Robertson regional stage of the competition for the fourth consecutive year. It was also class winner in five categories and winner of 20 medals including two Golds. Its popularity is reflected in the rapid sell-out of every vintage since its launch three years ago.
What is the SA Young Wine Show?
The South African Young Wine Show is presented annually by the South African National Wine Show Association (SANWSA) and allows winemakers to benchmark their best wines of the current vintage, long before they are bottled.
Winemaker of winning wine
In determining the wine to be entered to the SA Young Wine Show, the Bonnievale team had to select Cabernet Sauvignon from its four production cellars. Each was tasted and the winning wine – made by Edwin Mathambo – was selected to go through.
A major advantage that Bonnievale enjoys is the vast area across which its vineyards are spread in the Breede River Valley. Given that diverse soils, slopes and climatic conditions shape the character of the fruit, the winemaking and viticultural team have a very broad palette from which to choose the best grapes.Some 100 member farms supply the winery and are committed to pursuing
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