Louisvale Wines is thrilled to announce that their esteemed Five Barrels Cabernet Sauvignon 2020 has been awarded a highly coveted gold medal at the prestigious Trophy Wine Show, sponsored by Investec which took place in the Western Cape in May 2023.
The Trophy Wine Show is South Africa’s premier wine competition and is renowned for its rigorous judging process. The esteemed panel of judges comprised three international and six local judges working on a 100-point scoring system. Louisvale’s Five Barrels 2020 captured the attention of the judges, earning an impressive score of 97/100 and placed in the Top 10 Reds 2023 category. The wine garnered acclaim for its exceptional character, multi-layers and aromas.
This Gold medal reinforces Louisvale’s reputation as a producer of exceptional wines and serves as a testament to its ongoing pursuit of excellence.
About The Trophy Wine Show
The Trophy Wine Show, sponsored by Investec is South Africa’s premier wine competition, identifying the very best Cape wines, recognising the achievements of the country’s winemakers, and honouring excellence in the wine industry.
The judging panel has been chaired by leading wine authority Michael Fridjhon since the inception of the show. The 2023 panel comprised of three international and six local judges covering a broad range of expertise.
A team of associate panellists is drawn from the pool of rising South African winemaking, wine marketing and wine-writing talent who qualified via the Wine Judging Academy, run in conjunction with the University of Cape Town’s Graduate School of Business.
Louisvale caters to the palate and the wallet of everyone who enjoys great wines.
The beautiful terroir with the right set of special characteristics in terms of the geography, geology, and climate to grow some of the best Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon in the country.
Simon Smith, resident winemaker and known for many accolades in the past couple of decades has been pivotal in the efforts to raise quality.
Louisvale wines can be found in supermarkets, restaurants, hotels and guesthouses throughout South Africa and internationally.
Located on Devon Valley Road in the Stellenbosch wine district with breath-taking views of the three-million-year-old Cape Folded Mountains, Louisvale should be on your winelands calendar all year round.
Visit the https://www.louisvale.com
Tel: +27 21 865 2422