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Gold Medals for Rietvallei Wine Estate @ 2020 Michelangelo Awards


We are happy to announce that both our Rietvallei JMB Chardonnay 2019 & Rietvallei Red Muscadel 2018 has received gold medals at the 2020 Michelangelo International Wine & Spirits Awards.

The 2020 Michelangelo International Wine & Spirits Awards received 1565 entries in total this year. Gold medal winners are awarded at-least 89 points out of a possible 100, placing gold medal winners in the top 30% of all entries.

An overview of the Rietvallei Estate gold medal wines:

The Rietvallei JMB Chardonnay 2019 is a full-bodied, complex wine with excellent fruit and wood- integration. Lots of work in the vineyard and minimal interference in the cellar, allows this wine to express its terroir to the fullest. A complex nose, rich in citrus aromas and complemented by some spicy, toasted oak notes. The palate is rich and creamy, with a mixture of ripe orange, lemon and lime flavours.

The Rietvallei Red Muscadel 2018 is full-bodied and rich, yet gentle. A floral, muscat bouquet comes through on the nose, with typical raisin-ish sweetness and an intense, rich flavour that lingers on the palate and follows through on the aftertaste, while the acidity compliments and balances the sweetness.

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