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Platter’s Guide 2020

Platter’s 2020 Wines of the Year The Top Performing Winery of the Year award goes – once more – to Mullineux, giving this Swartland-based powerhouse an incredible and record-breaking fourth title as Platter’s Winery of the Year. In the new guide, Mullineux achieve a remarkable five 5-star ratings plus two Wines of the Year – their Granite […]

5 sterren Platter proeverij en diner

In 1980 starten John en Erica Platter met hun informatie- en adviesgids, die met de nieuwste uitgave van 2019 dus al aan zijn 39-ste editie toe is. Sinds een aantal jaren is het echtpaar zelf niet meer bij de samenstelling betrokken, maar draagt de gids nog wel altijd hun naam. Het is ondertussen traditie dat […]

Platter’s 2019

De Five Star wijnen in Platter’s South African Wine Guide 2019 van WineMatters: Pinot Noir Newton Johnson Family Vineyards 2017 (95/100) Shiraz/Syrah Luddite Shiraz 2014 (95/100) Mullineux Iron Syrah 2016 (95/100) Mullineux Schist Roundstone Syrah 2016 (95/100) Chardonnay Leeu Passant Stellenbosch 2016 (97/100) + Chardonnay of the Year White Blends, Other Mullineux Old Vines 2017 (95/100) Thorne & Daughters Rocking […]

Platter’s 2018 over Newton Johnson Vineyards

Newton Johnson Vineyards CWG Auction Reserve Seadragon Pinot Noir 2015 (95 pts) Founder Dave Johnson, vintners Gordon & Nadia Newton Johnson & vine man Dean Leppan followed a narrow contour of broken claystone in the granite soil to pick perfect bunches early one morning, for no-sulphur ‘free rein’ vinification. Resulting 2015 debut Auction wine is […]

Platter’s 2018 over Mullineux

Mullineux Essence Straw Wine 2012 (95 pts) Unique & special; took 4.5 years to ferment this ultra-concentrated chenin. 2012 amber gold, stonefruit pips & dried fruit, tealeaf note reminiscent of fine tawny port. Just 5% alcohol, sumptuous 610 g/l fruit-infused sugar, yet has tangy freshness. Knockout. 250 ml.   Mullineux Schist Syrah Roundstone 2015 (94 […]

Platter’s 2018 over Bushmanspad Estate

Bushmanspad Estate Shiraz 2015 (85 pts) Ripe & well-constructed 2015, with dash mourvèdre, expresses conducive vintage with convincing morello cherries, hint of pepper.   Bushmanspad Estate Red Gold Blend 2015 (85 pts) 5-way Bordeaux/shiraz mix, 2015 has deep, dark fruit, plenty of body, velvety tannins. Ripe & substantial, showing ageing potential.   Bushmanspad Estate Cabernet […]

Platter’s 2018 over Genevieve Méthode Cap Classique

Genevieve Méthode Cap Classique Blanc de Blancs Brut 2012 (87 pts) 2012 chardonnay sparkler rewards with more fruit, richness & finer, persistent mousse than sibling. Stonefruit & brioche flavours, with freshness, finesse & length.   Genevieve Méthode Cap Classique Blanc de Blancs Zero Dosage 2012 (84 pts) Leaner, food-styled 2012 chardonnay bubbly, zero dosage, 4 years […]