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Platter's 2018: 5-star wines

South Africa’s bestselling wine guide has awarded 5-stars to 111 wines this year. At the launch of the 2018 edition, Raats Family Wines was named Winery of the Year with a staggering 8 wines being given 5-stars, including the standout 2015 MR De Comspostellaand Raats Cabernet Franc as well as the fine 2016 B Vintners Liberté Pinotage andHaarlem to Hope White.

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The Red Wine of the Year went to Nederburg for their Two Centuries Cabernet Sauvignon 2014. The White Wine of the Year went to The Foundry Grenache Blanc 2015 made by Chris Williams. Unfortified Dessert Wine of the Year went to the iconic Klein Constania Vin de Constance 2013. The new award, Fortified Dessert Wine of the Year, went to Beaumont for their Starboard Dessert Wine NV; a Tawny Port-style wine that is absolutely delicious.

An honorable mention must go to Richard Kershaw whose 4 Elgin wines received 5-stars including the limited 2016 Clonal Selection Elgin Pinot Noir.

View the full list of available 5-star wines, or the 5-star wines under R200.

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