Lanzerac excels at Veritas

veritasLanzerac Wine Estate, situated in the heart of the Stellenbosch Winelands, has yet again been acknowledged by its industry peers at this year’s Veritas Awards, winning a Gold medal for its Cabernet Sauvignon 2011. The gala dinner took place on Saturday, 5 October at the Cape Town International Convention Centre.

Each year winemakers and wine enthusiasts eagerly await the results of South Africa’s most prestigious competition for market ready wines and brandies. The aim of the competition honours the country’s best of the best with double gold, gold, silver and bronze medals – accolades which will soon appear on the winning bottles as the well-known and highly valued Veritas symbol of excellence. This year 1 792 wines and brandies vied for the prestigious double gold Veritas medal.

Winemaker Wynand Lategan, describes the Cabernet Sauvignon as displaying inviting flavours of blackberry and youngberry with hints of cocoa, almond and cedar. A beautiful full-bodied wine with excellent balance on the palate and a lingering aftertaste. Enjoy now, but will best left to mature for another five to eight years. The perfect wine to serve with roast beef, grilled lamb chops, ostrich, casseroled poultry, tuna or pasta. Available from select retail outlets nationwide at R115 per bottle.

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