Platter’s Wine Stars of the Overberg

Every year the South African wine industry and its supporters look forward to the Platter’s by Diners Club announcement. Overberg winemakers did well in bringing many stars home and I look forward to working my way down the list.

Alheit Vineyards, situated in Hemel-en-Aarde Ridge, has to be singled out for the 5 five stars they received for…

  • Cartology 2019
  • Magnetic North 2019
  • Hemelrand Vine Garden 2019
  • Lost & Found 2019
  • Nutical Dawn 2019

A hat trick for Newton Johnson with 3 five stars: 2 for Pinot Noir and 1 for Chardonnay – all 2019 vintages.

Bartho Eksteen – 2 five stars for Voelskoot and Houtskool (both 2019)

Beaumont – 2 five stars for Hope Marguerite 2019 & Vitruvian 2017

Bouchard Finlayson – Tete de Cuvee Pinot Noir 2019

Lomond – Pincushion Sauvignon Blanc 2019

Oak Valley – 3 Chardonnays: South Ridge CY548 2017, Groenlandberg 2019 & South Ridge CY95 2017

Restless River – 2 five stars for Road & Dignity 2017 (Cabernet Sauvignon) and Ava Marie 2018 (Chardonnay)

Shannon Vineyards – for the famous Mount Bullet Merlot 2017

Storm Wines – 2 five stars for 2019 Pinot Noir: Ignis & Vrede

Strandveld – Pofadderbos Sauvignon Blanc 2019

Thorne & Daughters – Rocking Horse 2017 (a white blend)

Wildekrans Wine Estate – Cape Blend 2017

Newton Johnson Pinot Noir vineyards

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