Rhebokskloof has done exceptionally well in the 2020 wine awards. We are especially proud of our Chenin Blanc 2019, which was awarded a Platinum Medal at the 2020 Michelangelo International Wine & Spirit Awards. This crispy, fruity and fresh wine is one of only 24 out of all 1558 entries that received this medal.

We are very proud of our winemaking team, lead by Rolanie Lotz, who worked tirelessly to craft these top-class wines.

Michelangelo International Wine & Spirit Awards 2020

Platinum (96+)
Rhebokskloof Chenin Blanc 2019

Only 24 Medals get awarded in this category. Only the top 1.5% of all 1558 entries received in 2020 were awarded Platinum Medals. To call this a magnificent achievement qualifies as one of the bigger understatement in the international wine and spirits community. These Platinum Medal winners were scored on this level (minimum 96 out of a 100) out of a pool of entries received from 6 different countries. As the Michelangelo judging took place over a period of six days, on average, less than 5 entries tasted per day were placed in the Platinum class. These wines and spirits excel in international standards and is a must for connoisseurs and those who appreciate true art.

Gold (89+)
Black Marble Hill Syrah 2017
Rhebokskloof Shiraz 2018

365 Medals were awarded in this category. In the 2020 Michelangelo competition, 364 out of the 1558 received entries were awarded Gold Medals. These winners, placed in the top third of all entries received (by class) and were awarded a minimum of 89 out of 100 by one of the most senior and respected judging panels. The judges who are invited to judge on the Michelangelo Panel are of the most esteemed wine and spirits judges on the international circuit, and typically have judging experience on several international panels in Europe, Asia and the Americas.

Decanter World Wine Awards 2020

Gold (95)

Black Marble Hill Syrah 2017

Silver (92)

Rhebokskloof MDS 2017

Silver (90 Points)

Rhebokskloof Shiraz 2018

In this exceptional year, judging of the17th edition of the Decanter World Wine Awards took place over 28 constitutive days in August at the Decanter offices in Canary Wharf, London. The judging panel included 116 expert wine judges, including 37 Masters of Wine and nine Master Sommeliers, who blind tasted and evaluated 16,518 wines from 56 countries.

Platter’s Guide 2021

4.5 Star (93)

Black Marble Hill Syrah 2017

4.5 Star (91)

Rhebokskloof Pinotage 2018

4 Star (88)

Rhebokskloof Chardonnay 2018

4 Star (87)

Rhebokskloof Shiraz 2018

4 Star (87)

Black Marble Hill Cap Classique 2016

4 Star (86)

Rhebokskloof Mourvèdre-Durif-Shiraz 2017

South Africa’s first and still best-selling wine annual, Platter’s Guide is the comprehensive, up-to-date and authoritative guide to who’s who and what’s what in the Winelands. Featuring hundreds of producers, negociants and brands, and thousands of individual wines, Platter’s Guide packs everything you need to know about the South African wine scene into an informative and entertaining format.

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