South Africa, Stellenbosch, September 2015; It has been an exceptional year for Kleine Zalze as the 2015 Cellar Selection Chenin Blanc Bush Vines is heralded as 'Best of Show - South Africa White', along with a Gold medal at the Mundus Vini International Wine Awards Summer Tasting 2015. A remarkable follow-through indeed, considering the honours bestowed on Kleine Zalze's Family Reserve Chenin Blanc 2013 at the Concours Mondial de Bruxelles as 'Best White Wine Overall' in May 2015. It was only the second time that a wine from South Africa has achieved a top place at this distinguished competition.
Significantly, Kleine Zalze's Chenin Blancs shine bright, not just across the vintages and through every range produced, but also at various price-points. While the flagship premium range Family Reserve Chenin Blanc 2013 was lauded as the Best White Wine Overall at Concours Mondial de Bruxelles, it was the mid-range Vineyard Selection Chenin Blanc 2014 that was awarded the Harold Eedes Chenin Blanc Trophy at the Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show 2015. Now, the latest accolade at the Mundus Vini Summer Tasting 2015 highlights the popular level Cellar Selection Chenin Blanc Bush Vines 2015 as the 'Best of Show - South Africa White'
'This is, of course, largely due to the focused devotion of the winemaking team to meet the overall quality philosophy,' Managing Director Kobus Basson expressed with much excitement, adding, 'We are so thrilled with this news - these awards are a true testament to the intricate attention to detail and passion that goes into each and every drop of wine we create. There is a clear and consistent vision that follows through, a golden thread across all our wines. What really makes this of such importance to us, is that our range of quality wines can be shared and enjoyed by the entire market of wine-lovers - no matter the budget or style preference.'
Not only do the Chenin Blancs continue to impress, one of the sister white wines, the Kleine Zalze Vineyard Selection Chardonnay 2014, attained a highly coveted Gold medal at this year's Michelangelo International Wine & Spirits Awards.
Kleine Zalze is situated in Strand Road (R44), Stellenbosch, South Africa.
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