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Wine Spectator - South Africa Ratings, 31 May

South Africa Alphabetical Listing

Issue: May 31, 2012

These wines were tasted for the South Africa wines report in the May 31, 2012, issue of Wine Spectator magazine.

WineScorePrice
ADORO
3 Regions South Africa 2009 87 $20
Mourvèdre Western Cape Natural Sweet 2009 86 $25/500ml
Naudé Western Cape 2008 82 $25
ATARAXIA MOUNTAIN
Chardonnay Western Cape 2010 91 $39
Chardonnay Western Cape 2009 89 $40
Sauvignon Blanc Western Cape 2011 90 $20
Sauvignon Blanc Western Cape 2009 90 $22
Serenity Western Cape 2008 90 $28
Serenity Western Cape 2007 83 $29
A.A. BADENHORST FAMILY
Chenin Blanc Swartland Secateurs 2011 88 $15
Coastal Region White 2009 92 $42
Rosé Secateurs Swartland 2011 86 $16
Secateurs Coastal Region 2010 88 $18
BARTINNEY
Cabernet Sauvignon Stellenbosch 2009 91 $30
BEAU JOUBERT
Cabernet Sauvignon Stellenbosch 2008 86 $19
Chenin Blanc-Sauvignon Blanc Stellenbosch Oak Lane 2010 85 $9
Merlot Stellenbosch 2008 87 $18
Merlot Stellenbosch 2007 87 $17
Merlot-Cabernet Sauvignon Stellenbosch Oak Lane 2009 85 $9
Shiraz Stellenbosch 2009 83 $13
Shiraz-Cabernet Sauvignon Stellenbosch Oak Lane 2009 82 $9
GRAHAM BECK
Ad Honorem Stellenbosch 2007 88 $65
Brut Blanc de Blancs Robertson Premier Cuvée 2007 84 $25
Brut Zero Western Cape Premier Cuvée 2005 84 $25
Chenin Blanc Paarl Bowed Head 2009 90 $28
Cuvée Clive Western Cape 2003 85 $55
Syrah Robertson The Ridge 2008 86 $23
The Joshua Coastal Region 2006 90 $30
The William Coastal Region 2007 87 $18
BEYERSKLOOF
Chenin Blanc-Pinotage Coastal Region 2011 77 $12
Pinotage Stellenbosch Diesel 2008 89 $75
Pinotage Western Cape 2010 83 $12
Synergy Cape Blend Stellenbosch 2008 87 $19
BEYOND
Cabernet Sauvignon Western Cape 2010 85 $12
BIZOE
Henriëtta Western Cape 2010 92 $32
BOEKENHOUTSKLOOF
Cabernet Sauvignon Stellenbosch Helderberg Wijnmakerij 2009 87 $13
Merlot Stellenbosch Helderberg Wijnmakerij 2009 81 $13
Sauvignon Blanc Stellenbosch Helderberg Wijnmakerij 2010 88 $13
Sauvignon Blanc Western Cape Porcupine Ridge 2010 87 $13
Sémillon Franschhoek 2008 91 $29
Shiraz Stellenbosch Helderberg Wijnmakerij 2009 88 $13
Syrah Coastal Region 2008 92 $43
Syrah Coastal Region Porcupine Ridge 2009 87 $13
The Chocolate Block Western Cape 2009 87 $34
The Wolftrap Red Western Cape 2010 85 $11
The Wolftrap Rosé Western Cape 2010 83 $11
The Wolftrap White Western Cape 2010 85 $11
BOLAND KELDER
Cabernet Sauvignon Paarl Sodbuster 2008 85 $13
Pinotage Paarl Cappucino 2010 86 $15
BON CAP
Chardonnay-Viognier Eilandia-Robertson The Ruins 2011 87 $10
Sauvignon Blanc Eilandia-Robertson The Ruins 2011 87 $10
Syrah-Cabernet Sauvignon Eilandia The Ruins 2010 65 $10
BOSCHENDAL
Shiraz Coastal Region 2009 85 $19
BRADGATE
Syrah Stellenbosch 2008 83 $13
BUITENVERWACHTING
Batavia Coastal Region 2009 87 $20
Chardonnay Constantia 2010 92 $20
G Coastal Region 2010 88 $25
Maximus Constantia 2009 93 $40
Sauvignon Blanc Constantia 2011 89 $15
Sauvignon Blanc Constantia 2010 91 $15
Sauvignon Blanc Constantia Beyond 2011 87 $12
CAPE POINT VINEYARDS
Chardonnay Cape Point 2010 91 $30
Isliedh Cape Point 2010 93 $65
Sauvignon Blanc Cape Point 2010 91 $25
Sauvignon Blanc Cape Point Reserve 2010 92 $45
Sauvignon Blanc Western Cape Stonehaven 2011 88 $14
CEDERBERG
Bukettraube Cederberg 2010 87 $20
Merlot-Shiraz Cederberg 2009 87 $22
PAUL CLUVER
Chardonnay Elgin 2009 91 $20
Pinot Noir Elgin 2009 83 $20
Riesling Elgin 2009 88 $15
Riesling Elgin Close Encounter 2010 87 $15
Riesling Elgin Noble Late Harvest 2010 89 $22/375ml
CONSTANTIA GLEN
Five Constantia 2008 89 $35
Sauvignon Blanc Constantia 2010 88 $18
Three Constantia 2008 88 $25
DE MORGENZON
Chardonnay Western Cape DMZ 2010 89 $15
Chenin Blanc Stellenbosch 2010 92 $30
Chenin Blanc Stellenbosch 2009 91 $30
Syrah Western Cape DMZ 2009 88 $15
DE TOREN
Fusion V Stellenbosch 2009 92 $50
Z Stellenbosch 2009 90 $35
DE TRAFFORD
Cabernet Sauvignon Stellenbosch 2007 91 $45
Chenin Blanc Stellenbosch 2009 91 $32
Elevation 393 Stellenbosch 2006 92 $100
Merlot Stellenbosch 2007 90 $30
Shiraz Stellenbosch 2008 93 $100%
Shiraz Stellenbosch Blueprint 2008 91 $35
Straw Wine Stellenbosch 2008 93 $47/375ml
DE WETSHOF
Chardonnay Robertson Bateleur 2009 91 $58
Chardonnay Robertson Bon Vallon 2011 88 $17
Chardonnay Robertson Lesca 2010 90 $18
Chardonnay Robertson Limestone Hill 2011 89 $16
Chardonnay Robertson Sur Lie 2011 88 $14
Chardonnay-Pinot Noir Robertson Limelight 2011 86 $17
DELHEIM
Pinotage Stellenbosch Rosé 2010 85 $15
DOOLHOF
Pinotage Paarl Dark Lady of the Labyrinth Dark Delight 2010 87 $19
DORNIER
Chenin Blanc Stellenbosch The Pirate of Cocoa Hill 2011 87 $13
The Pirate Of Coco Hill Western Cape 2009 69 $13
DURBANVILLE HILLS
Pinotage Durbanville 2009 83 $12
Sauvignon Blanc Durbanville 2011 81 $11
Sauvignon Blanc Durbanville 2010 85 $11
EIKEBOOM
Pinotage Western Cape 2009 70 $14
NEIL ELLIS
Chardonnay Elgin 2010 90 $27
Sauvignon Blanc Groenekloof 2010 90 $18
ERNIE ELS
Big Easy Red Western Cape 2010 86 $20
Big Easy Red Western Cape 2009 88 $20
Big Easy White Western Cape 2011 87 $18
Cabernet Sauvignon Stellenbosch 2010 89 $28
Cabernet Sauvignon Stellenbosch 2009 89 $25
Merlot Stellenbosch 2010 87 $25
Merlot Stellenbosch 2009 89 $25
Proprietor`s Blend Stellenbosch 2009 91 $38
Proprietor`s Blend Stellenbosch 2008 92 $35
Sauvignon Blanc Western Cape 2011 87 $20
Stellenbosch 2006 92 $95
Stellenbosch Signature 2007 93 $95
Syrah Stellenbosch Proprietor`s 2009 91 $35
JEAN ENGELBRECHT
Stellenbosch Ridge Stellenbosch 2009 92 $40
ESSAY WINES
Chenin Blanc Western Cape 2011 86 $8
Chenin Blanc Western Cape 2010 85 $8
Shiraz Western Cape 2009 86 $8
EXCELSIOR
Cabernet Sauvignon Robertson 2010 82 $10
Cabernet Sauvignon Robertson 2009 84 $10
Chardonnay Robertson 2011 85 $10
Shiraz Robertson 2009 82 $10
Syrah Robertson 2010 85 $10
FAIRVALLEY
Cabernet Sauvignon Stellenbosch 2009 86 $11
Chardonnay Western Cape 2009 85 $11
Chenin Blanc Western Cape 2010 85 $11
Pinotage Paarl 2009 87 $11
FAIRVIEW
Cabernet Sauvignon Coastal Region La Capra 2009 87 $11
Carignan Swartland Pegleg 2009 88 $30
Chardonnay Western Cape La Capra 2010 88 $11
Chenin Blanc Darling 2010 87 $13
Chenin Blanc Western Cape La Capra 2010 85 $10
Cyril Back Coastal Region 2007 91 $65
La Beryl Blanc Paarl 2010 90 $29/500ml
La Beryl Rouge Paarl 2010 88 $34/500ml
Merlot Coastal Region La Capra 2010 78 $10
Pinotage Coastal Region La Capra 2009 84 $10
Pinotage Coastal Region Primo 2009 89 $30
Pinotage Paarl 2010 84 $17
Pinotage Western Cape La Capra 2010 84 $10
Sauvignon Blanc Coastal Region La Capra 2011 84 $10
Sauvignon Blanc Coastal Region La Capra 2010 84 $11
Sauvignon Blanc Darling 2010 88 $13
Sémillon Coastal Region Oom Pagel 2010 88 $30
Sémillon Darling Oom Pagel 2009 89 $30
Shiraz Coastal Region 2009 89 $17
Shiraz Coastal Region 2008 88 $17
Shiraz Coastal Region La Capra 2009 83 $11
Shiraz Paarl Eenzaamheid 2009 91 $37
Shiraz Paarl The Beacon 2006 91 $37
Shiraz Swartland Jakkals Fontein 2007 91 $37
Viognier Coastal Region 2009 86 $20
Viognier Paarl La Capra 2010 87 $11
FINLAYSON FAMILY
Edgebaston The Honey Pot Stellenbosch 2010 87 $15
FLEUR DU CAP
Cabernet Sauvignon Western Cape 2009 85 $12
Chardonnay Western Cape 2010 87 $10
Chenin Blanc Western Cape 2010 87 $10
Pinotage Coastal Region 2009 83 $12
Sauvignon Blanc Western Cape 2010 87 $10
XAVIER FLOURET
Chenin Blanc Stellenbosch Fynbos 2010 87 $14
uQamata Stellenbosch 2007 89 $20
KEN FORRESTER
Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot Western Cape Petit 2010 84 $12
Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot Western Cape Petit 2009 83 $12
Chenin Blanc Stellenbosch Reserve 2010 90 $15
Chenin Blanc Stellenbosch The FMC 2009 92 $65
Chenin Blanc Western Cape Petit 2011 86 $11
Chenin Blanc Western Cape Petit 2010 88 $12
Merlot Stellenbosch 2009 83 $22
Noble Late Harvest T Stellenbosch 2009 92 $55/375ml
Pinotage Western Cape Petit 2010 87 $12
Rosé Petit Stellenbosch 2010 85 $12
Sauvignon Blanc Stellenbosch 2010 87 $15
4G
Western Cape 2010 93 $320
GLEN CARLOU
Chardonnay Paarl Quartz Stone 2009 90 $45
Grand Classique Paarl 2008 88 $20
GLENELLY
Cabernet Sauvignon Stellenbosch The Glass Collection 2010 88 $20
Cabernet Sauvignon Stellenbosch The Glass Collection 2009 88 $18
Chardonnay Stellenbosch The Glass Collection Unwooded 2011 87 $18
GOATS DO ROAM WINE COMPANY
Goat-Roti Coastal Region 2009 85 $20
Goat-Roti Coastal Region 2008 88 $20
Goats do Roam Red Western Cape 2009 87 $10
Goats do Roam Rosé Western Cape 2010 84 $10
Goats do Roam White Western Cape 2010 87 $10
Western Cape Goats do Roam Red 2010 84 $10
GRACELAND
Strawberry Fields Western Cape 2008 85 $30
DOUGLAS GREEN
Steen Western Cape Vineyard Creations 2010 83 $10
The Beach House Western Cape 2010 79 $10
GROOT CONSTANTIA
Sauvignon Blanc Constantia 2011 88 $20
GUARDIAN PEAK
Cabernet Sauvignon Stellenbosch Lapa 2009 92 $40
Cabernet Sauvignon Stellenbosch Lapa 2008 92 $40
Frontier Western Cape 2010 82 $15
Malbec-Tannat Western Cape 2008 88 $32
Merlot Western Cape 2010 87 $15
Shiraz Western Cape 2010 85 $15
Shiraz Western Cape 2009 84 $15
SMG Stellenbosch-Piekenierskloof 2009 91 $25
SMG Stellenbosch-Piekenierskloof 2008 91 $25
HAMILTON RUSSELL
Chardonnay Hemel-en-Aarde Valley 2010 93 $32
Pinot Noir Hemel-en-Aarde Valley 2009 92 $44
HARTENBERG
Cabernet Sauvignon Stellenbosch 2007 86 $35
Chardonnay Stellenbosch 2009 90 $32
Gravel Hill Stellenbosch 2006 92 $140
Merlot Stellenbosch 2008 88 $44
Merlot Stellenbosch 2007 84 $41
Pinotage Stellenbosch 2007 86 $28
Pinotage Stellenbosch 2006 87 $26
Sauvignon Blanc Stellenbosch 2009 87 $28
Shiraz Stellenbosch 2007 91 $33
The Eleanor Stellenbosch 2007 89 $53
The Mackenzie Stellenbosch 2007 86 $59
The Stork Stellenbosch 2007 90 $79
Weisser Riesling Stellenbosch 2009 86 $20
HERDING CATS
Merlot-Pinotage Western Cape NV 82 $24/3.0L
HILL & DALE
Pinotage Stellenbosch 2009 86 $9
Sauvignon Blanc Stellenbosch 2010 85 $8
IMBUKO
Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Shiraz Western Cape Releaf 2010 81 $12
Chenin Blanc Western Cape Releaf 2011 81 $10
Moscato Western Cape Makulu NV 79 $7
Pinotage Western Cape Makulu Iswithi 2010 83 $7
Pinotage Western Cape Releaf Iswithi 2011 84 $10
INDABA
Chardonnay Western Cape 2011 84 $10
Chardonnay Western Cape 2010 85 $10
Chenin Blanc Western Cape 2011 83 $10
Sauvignon Blanc Western Cape 2010 85 $10
Shiraz Western Cape 2010 85 $10
JAM JAR
Moscato Western Cape 2011 81 $12
Shiraz Western Cape Sweet 2011 85 $12
Shiraz Western Cape Sweet 2010 84 $12
JARDIN
Cabernet Sauvignon Stellenbosch 2007 84 $20
Chardonnay Stellenbosch Barrel Fermented 2009 89 $19
Chardonnay Stellenbosch Nine Yards 2009 90 $40
Chardonnay Stellenbosch Unoaked 2010 88 $15
Cobblers Hill Stellenbosch 2006 86 $40
Sauvignon Blanc-Chenin Blanc Stellenbosch Bradgate 2010 86 $14
Syrah Stellenbosch 2007 90 $19
JUNO
Sauvignon Blanc Western Cape 2011 81 $10
Shiraz Western Cape 2010 82 $10
KANONKOP
Cabernet Sauvignon Simonsberg-Stellenbosch 2008 90 $40
Paul Sauer Simonsberg-Stellenbosch 2007 89 $43
Pinotage Simonsberg-Stellenbosch 2010 90 $40
Pinotage Simonsberg-Stellenbosch 2009 91 $35
KEERMONT
Fleurfontein Stellenbosch 2010 84 $33/375ml
Stellenbosch 2008 86 $40
Syrah Stellenbosch 2009 91 $40
Terrasse Stellenbosch 2010 89 $27
KLEIN CONSTANTIA
Vin de Constance Constantia 2006 95 $50/500ml
LAMMERSHOEK
Roulette Red Swartland 2007 89 $35
Roulette White Swartland 2009 88 $25
LAND OF HOPE
Chenin Blanc Stellenbosch Reserve 2010 88 $25
LEOPARD FROG
Chenin Blanc Stellenbosch Spellbinding NV 78 $36
Kiss & Tell Reserve Stellenbosch 2004 87 $32
Tantra Stellenbosch 2004 87 $36
LEOPARD`S LEAP
Chardonnay-Viognier Western Cape 2011 83 $14
Chenin Blanc Western Cape 2011 83 NA
Merlot Western Cape 2010 82 $14
Pinotage-Shiraz Western Cape 2009 84 NA
MAN VINTNERS
Cabernet Sauvignon Coastal Region 2010 82 $11
Chardonnay Coastal Region 2010 86 $11
Chenin Blanc Coastal Region 2011 88 $11
Chenin Blanc Coastal Region Cuvée V 2011 87 $11
Pinotage Coastal Region 2010 84 $11
Sauvignon Blanc Western Cape 2011 84 $11
MORGENHOF
Cabernet Sauvignon Simonsberg-Stellenbosch Mint Haven 2009 89 $30
Chenin Blanc Simonsberg-Stellenbosch 2009 86 $19
Pinotage Stellenbosch Fantail 2008 83 $22
Pinotage Stellenbosch Rosé Fantail 2010 84 $14
Sauvignon Blanc Simonsberg-Stellenbosch 2010 88 $19
Sauvignon Blanc Stellenbosch Fantail 2010 87 $18
MORGENSTER
Lourens River Valley Stellenbosch 2005 86 $32
Stellenbosch 2006 90 $60
Stellenbosch 2005 88 $70
LA MOTTE
Sauvignon Blanc Western Cape 2011 87 $19
MR MVEMVE RAATS
De Compostella Stellenbosch 2008 91 $60
MULDERBOSCH
Cabernet Sauvignon Coastal Region Rosé 2011 83 $12
Chardonnay Stellenbosch 2009 88 $21
Chardonnay Stellenbosch 2008 89 $21
Chenin Blanc Western Cape 2010 87 $14
Faithful Hound Stellenbosch 2008 90 $22
Faithful Hound Stellenbosch 2007 88 $22
Sauvignon Blanc Western Cape 2011 86 $21
Sauvignon Blanc Western Cape 2010 87 $21
MULLINEUX
Chenin Blanc Swartland Kloof Street 2011 85 $20
Kloof Street Swartland 2009 89 $20
Straw Wine Swartland 2010 92 $37/375ml
Swartland 2010 90 $28
Syrah Swartland 2009 91 $33

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