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De Wetshof Estate Achievements
De Wetshof Estate, pioneer of the noble white varieties in South Africa and past winner of the Grand Prix D'Honneur at the Vinexpo in Bordeaux, produces wines of the finest quality in the rich calcareous soils of the Robertson area. 

Due to its quality policy, De Wetshof has, since its re-launch in 1993 been the recipient of various National and International awards and accolades, of these, some of the recent highlights were:



2015 Awards


VERITAS AWARDS
De Wetshof Limestone Hill Chardonnay 2015 – Gold
Danie De Wet Limestone Hill Chardonnay 2015 – Gold

INTERNATIONAL WINE AND SPIRIT COMPITION
De Wetshof MCC Cuvee Brut 2008 – Silver
De Wetshof Bateleur Chaardonnay 2009 – Silver
De Wetshof The Site Chardonnay 2006 – Bronze
De Wetshof Thibault 2009 – Bronze

TERROIR WINE AWARDS, JULY 2015
Top Pinot noir: De Wetshof Nature in Concert Pinot noir 2010

CHARDONNAY DU MONDE, FRANCE
De Wetshof Bateleur Chardonnay 2012 – Silver

WINE ENTHUSIAST, JULY 2015
91/100 De Wetshof Lesca Chardonnay 2013
90/100 De Wetshof Limestone Hill Chardonnay 2013

VERITAGE MIAMI BEST IN GLASS WINE CHALLENGE
De Wetshof Limestone Hill Chardonnay 2014

SOMMELIER WINE AWARDS
De Wetshof Bateleur Chardonnay 2012 – Commended Awards

DECANTER AWARDS
De Wetshof Bon Vallon Chardonnay 2014 – Bronze
De Wetshof The Site Chardonnay 2006 – Silver
De Wetshof Bateleur 2009 – Bronze
De Wetshof MCC Brut 2008 – Bronze

ROBERT PARKER
De Wetshof Bateleur Chardonnay 2012 – 89/100
De Wetshof Bon Vallon Chardonnay 2014 – 88/100
De Wetshof Lesca Chardonnay 2013 – 89/100
De Wetshof Limestone Hill Chardonnay – 90/100

WINE OF THE MONTH
Limelight Chardonnay/Pinot Noir 2014 – 18/20
De Wetshof Limestone Hill Chardonnay 2014 – 13/20
De Wetshof Bon Vallon Chardonnay 2014 – 14/20
De Wetshof Thibault 2010 – 16/20



2014 Awards


THE INTERNATIONAL WINE REVIEW, USA, FEBRUARY 2014
89/100 De Wetshof MCC Brut 2008
90+/100 De Wetshof MCC Pinot Brut 2008

THE WINE SPECTATOR, USA, JUNE 2014 – SMART BUY
90/100 De Wetshof Bon Vallon Chardonnay 2013

SOMMELIER WINE AWARDS, UK - May 2014
De Wetshof Bon Vallon Chardonnay 2013 – Gold 

TIM ATKINS SOUTH AFRICA REPORT, UK - July 2014
93/100 De Wetshof Bateleur Chardonnay 2012
92/100 De Wetshof The Site Chardonnay 2012
92/100 De Wetshof Lesca Chardonnay 2013
91/100 De Wetshof Bon Vallon Chardonnay 2013
91/100 De Wetshof Limestone Hill Chardonnay 2013
91/100 De Wetshof MCC Brut 2008
90/100 De Wetshof Riesling 2012
90/100 De Wetshof Edeloes 2006
88/100 Nature in Concert Pinot Noir 2010
88/100 De Wetshof Thibault 2010

ROBERT PARKER, Neal Martin - October 2014 issue
90/100 De Wetshof Limestone Hill Chardonnay 2014
89/100 De Wetshof Bateleur Chardonnay 2012
89/100 De Wetshof Lesca Chardonnay 2013
88/100 De Wetshof Bon Vallon Chardonnay 2014

MONDIAL DES PINOTS
85.6 – DDW Pinot Noir
83.2 – Limelight Pinot Noir

GLOBAL CHARDONNAY MASTERS
De Wetshof The Site Chardonnay 2013 – Silver
De Wetshof Bateleur Chardonnay 2012 – Bronze

DECANTER
De Wetshof The Site Chardonnay 2013 – Bronze
De Wetshof Bateleur Chardonnay 2012 – Bronze
Danie de Wet Nature in Conert Pinot Noir 2010 – Bronze

OLD MUTUAL TROPHY WINE AWARDS
De Wetshof MCC Brut 2008 – Silver
De Wetshof Bateleur Chardonnay 2012 – Bronze

MICHELANGELO
De Wetshof Bateleur Chardonnay 2012 – Double Gold
Finesse Chardonnay 2013 – Silver

TOP 100 SA WINES
De Wetshof Bateleur Chardonnay 2012
Limelight Pinot Noir 2012

GOLD WINE AWARDS
Limelight Chardonnay/Pinot Noir 2014 – Gold



2013 Awards


BEST VALUE WINE AWARD 2013, South Africa 
Danie de Wet Chardonnay Sur Lie 2012 
Limelight Chardonnay Pinot Noir 2012

STEVEN TANZER, USA - April 2013
De Wetshof Bateleur Chardonnay 2009 - 90+/100
De Wetshof Sauvignon Blanc 2012 - 90/100
Danie de Wet Chardonnay Sur Lie 2012 - 89/100

SOMMELIER WINE AWARDS, UK - May 2013
De Wetshof The Site Chardonnay 2011 – GOLD 

OLD MUTUAL TROPHY SHOW - May 2013
De Wetshof Chardonnay Finesse 2012 – BRONZE 

SOUTH AFRICAN TERROIR WINE AWARDS 2013
De Wetshof Bateleur Chardonnay 2009 – Trophy winner for Best Chardonnay

MICHELANGELO AWARDS 2013
Nature in Concert Pinot Noir 2009 - DOUBLE GOLD
De Wetshof Finesse Chardonnay 2013 - SILVER

DECANTER WORLD WIDE AWARDS 2013, UK
De Wetshof Estate Bateleur Chardonnay 2009 - SILVER
De Wetshof Estate Lesca Chardonnay 2011 - BRONZE
De Wetshof Estate Bon Vallon Chardonnay 2012 - BRONZE
De Wetshof Estate The Site Chardonnay 2011 - BRONZE

INTERNATIONAL WINE AND SPIRIT COMPETITION 2013, UK
De Wetshof Estate The Site Chardonnay 2011 - GOLD
De Wetshof Estate Bateleur Chardonnay 2009 - SILVER
De Wetshof Estate Methode Cap Classique Brut NV - SILVER
Danie de Wet Limestone Hill Chardonnay 2012 - SILVER
De Wetshof Estate Thibault 2009 - SILVER
De Wetshof Estate Finesse Chardonnay 2012 - BRONZE



2012 Awards



WINE SPECTATOR INSIDER, USA - 15 February 2012
De Wetshof Bateleur Chardonnay 2009 - 91/100

WINE SPECTATOR, USA - May 2012
De Wetshof Bateleur Chardonnay 2009 - 91/100   
De Wetshof Lesca Chardonnay 2010 - 90/100
Danie de Wet Limestone Hill Chardonnay 2011 - 89/100
De Wetshof Bon Vallon Chardonnay 2011 - 88/100
Danie de Wet Chardonnay Sur Lie 2011 - 88/100
Limelight Chardonnay Pinot Noir 2011 - 86/100

CHARDONNAY DU MONDE – CHARDONNAY OF THE WORLD 2012
De Wetshof Estate Bateleur Chardonnay 2009 - GOLD

AMORIM CORK METHODE CAP CLASSIQUE CHALLENGE 2012
De Wetshof Methode Cap Classique Brut NV - GOLD

WINE OF THE MONTH CLUB CAP CLASSIQUE TASTING – SEPTEMBER 2012
De Wetshof Methode Cap Classique Brut NV – 1ST FROM 40 ENTRIES 

VERITAS 2012, South Africa
Danie de Wet Limestone Hill Chardonnay 2011 - GOLD
De Wetshof Estate Finesse Chardonnay 2010 - GOLD
De Wetshof Estate The Site Chardonnay 2011 - GOLD
De Wetshof Methode Cap Classique Brut NV - GOLD
Danie de Wet Limestone Hill Chardonnay 2012 - SILVER
De Wetshof Estate Bon Vallon Chardonnay 2011 - SILVER
De Wetshof Bateleur Chardonnay 2009 - SILVER
De Wetshof Estate The Site Chardonnay 2006 - SILVER
Nature in Concert Pinot Noir 2009 - SILVER
De Wetshof Estate Bon Vallon Chardonnay 2004 - SILVER
De Wetshof Estate The Site Chardonnay 2000 - SILVER

INTERNATIONAL WINE AND SPIRIT COMPETITION 2012, UK
De Wetshof Estate Lesca Chardonnay 2010 - SILVER
De Wetshof Estate The Site Chardonnay 2011 - SILVER
Danie de Wet Limestone Hill Chardonnay 2012 - SILVER

JOHN PLATTER WINE GUIDE 2012, South Africa
De Wetshof Estate The Site 2011 - 4½ Stars
De Wetshof Edeloes 2005 - 4½ Stars
De Wetshof Bateleur Chardonnay 2009 - 4 Stars
De Wetshof D'Honneur Chardonnay 2006 - 4 Stars
De Wetshof Bon Vallon Chardonnay 2012 - 4 Stars
Danie De Wet Sur Lie 2012 - 4 Stars
De Wetshof Sauvignon Blanc 2012 - 4 Stars
De Wetshof Rhine Riesling 2009 - 4 Stars
De Wetshof Thibault 2009 - 4 Stars
Danie De Wet Naissance Cabernet Sauvignon 2010 - 4 Stars
Danie De Wet Cape Muscadel 2007 - 4 Stars



2011 Awards



CHARDONNAY -DU-MONDE 2011
Danie De Wet Limestone Hill Cahrdonnay 2010 - SILVER
De Wetshof Estate D'Honneur Chardonnay 2003 - SILVER

JOHN PLATTER WINE GUIDE 2011
De Wetshof The Site Chardonnay 2009 - 5 Stars 
De Wetshof Edeloes 2005 - 4½ Stars
De Wetshof Bateleur Chardonnay 2009 - 4 Stars
De Wetshof Rhine Riesling 2009 - 4 Stars
Danie De Wet Naissance Cabernet Sauvignon 2010 - 4 Stars
Danie De Wet Cape Muscadel 2007 - 4 Stars

LISTINGS ON SOUTH AFRICAN AIRWAYS 2011
Danie De Wet Limestone Hill Chardonnay 2009
Danie De Wet Nature In Concert Pinot Noir 2009

INTERNATIONALE WINE & SPIRIT COMPETION 2011
Danie De Wet Pinot Noir 2009 - SILVER
Danie De Wet Limestone Hill 2010 - SILVER
De Wetshof Bon Vallon 2009 - SILVER
De Wetshof Finesse 2009 - SILVER
De Wetshof The Site 2009 - SILVER

2011 WINE SPECTATOR SCORES
De Wetshof Bateleur Chardonnay 2007 - 90/100
Nature in Concert Pinot Noir 2007 - 86/100
De Wetshof Bon Vallon Chardonnay 2009 - 89/100
De Wetshof Lesca Chardonnay 2009 - 89/100
Danie de Wet Limestone Hill Chardonnay 2009 - 87/100
De Wetshof Riesling 2009 - 84/100
De Wetshof Sauvignon Blanc 2009 - 83/100
Danie de Wet Chardonnay Sur Lie 2010 - 88/100

STEPHEN TANZER – April 2011
2010 Chardonnay Limestone Hill Robertson (made without oak) - 90/100
Palish yellow-green. Aromas of yellow plum, apricot and tropical fruits lifted by a zippy citrus element. Sweet, clean and ripe, with peach and spice flavors refreshed and complicated by sexy flinty minerality. Nicely concentrated, fruit-driven, persistent wine with the energy that comes from decomposed limestone soil. I love this style.

2007 Bateleur Chardonnay Robertson - 90/100
Bright yellow. Exotic apricot and deep nutty oak on the nose. Richer, rounder and more glyceral than this winery's unwooded chardonnay, but without quite that wine's cut and definition. Has the sex appeal for early drinking but also the stuffing to age. I would have liked this even better with the oak dialed back a bit.

ROBERT PARKER.COM - WINE ADVOCATE REVIEWS - Sep 2011
De Wetshof Chardonnay D'Honneur 2006 - 92/100
De Wetshof Chardonnay D’Honneur 2004 - 91/100
De Wetshof Bateleur Chardonnay 2009 - 90/100
De Wetshof The Site Chardonnay 2009 - 90/100
De Wetshof Bon Vallon Chardonnay 2011 - 89/100
De Wetshof Lesca Chardonnay 2009 - 88/100
Danie de Wet Limestone Hill Chardonnay 2010 - 87/100
De Wetshof Methode Cap Classique Brur NV - 87/100
De Wetshof Sauvignon Blanc 2011 - 86/100
De Wetshof Noble Late Harvest 2005 - 86/100

VERITAS 2011
2010 Woolworths Limestone Hill Chardonnay - GOLD
2011 Danie De Wet Limestone Hill Chardonnay - GOLD
2010 De Wetshof Estate Finesse Chardonnay - GOLD
2011 De Wetshof Estate Bon Vallon Chardonnay - SILVER
2006 De Wetshof Estate D'honneur Chardonnay - SILVER
2009 De Wetshof Estate The Site Chardonnay - SILVER
2010 Ww Cabernet Sauvignon/Merlot (De Wetshof) - SILVER
2011 Limelight Chardonnay/Pinot Noir - SILVER


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P.O. Box 31, Robertson, 6705, South Africa