Cape Town – Groot Constantia’s 2013 Chardonnay was judged the best in the world at the recent 22nd annual Chardonnay du Monde competition.
The runner up was the 2013 DB Reserve Chardonnay from Australia.
The competition was held from March 11 to 14 in the Burgundy wine region of France.
Chardonnay-du-Monde is an international wine competition held every year since 1993.
The competition’s name means ‘Chardonnay of the world’ and as this suggests, the competition focuses specifically on Chardonnay wines.
Beating over 800 other entrants from across the globe to be judged best overall, Groot Constantia’s 2013 Chardonnay proudly represented South Africa as one of only two Chardonnay’s from SA to feature in the top 56 and to receive a gold.
Originally Published: www.iol.co.za