Winning Wines

Repeating the exceptional performance of previous years, La Motte's soon to be released 2016 Pierneef Syrah Viognier has performed exceptionally well in 2018 with the following awards:

China Wine & Spirits Awards - Gold

Gilbert & Gaillard International Challenge - Gold

Top 100 Wines of South Africa SA Wine Index - 100 points

National Wine Challenge - Double Platinum

China Wine & Spirits Awards - Gold  

Veritas - Gold

The 2015 La Motte Syrah has also received wonderful recognition with Syrah du Monde – Gold, Mundus Vini – Gold and Top 100 Wines of South Africa – Double Gold.

Other wines that received international recognition:

2016 La Motte Millennium: Mundus Vini - Gold, 2017, Gilbert & Gaillard International Challenge - Gold.

2017 Pierneef Sauvignon Blanc: SA Wine Index – 97.3 points and included in the 2018 Sommelier Selection.

2016 La Motte Cabernet Sauvignon: SA Wine Index – 93.72 points


2015 La Motte Méthode Cap Classique: included in the 2018 Sommelier Selection.

2017 La Motte Chardonnay: 92 in die Prescient Chardonnay Report.

Beating the odds of a challenging vintage, the La Motte winemaking team is also delighted with the performance of its 2018 young wines in the South African Young Wine Show. La Motte received Champion trophies for both the 2018 Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon in the Paarl Region including Wellington, Franschhoek and Tulbagh. The estate was also recognised as the Champion for the Franschhoek Ward.

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