Trophy Wine Show 2023 – Cabernet Sauvignon

Trophy Wine Show judges 2023

The third tasting article based on this year’s edition of this South African wine competition, together with an overview of South African bottle weights. See also Shiraz/Syrah and Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. A fourth tasting article based on a special tasting of historic Cape wines will follow. Above, all the judges on the first day. Back, left to right: Cathy van Zyl MW, J D Pretorius, Michael Fridjhon, Benjamin Roffet, James Pietersen, Anne Krebiehl MW. Front, left to right: Gynore Hendricks, Jancis Robinson MW OBE, Patson Mathonsi, Trizanne Barnard.

The class of 74 Cabernet Sauvignons I judged on my...