A competition dedicated entirely to Rosé and Franschhoek Vignerons scooped no less than 17 medals in total at this year’s Rosé Rocks competition. Eight Double Gold and seven Gold Medal winners were awarded in the Still Wine category. In the MCC category Franschhoek Vignerons were awarded one Double Gold and one Gold medal, respectively.
The first of its kind in SA, the competition seeks to not only acknowledge excellence in Rosé winemaking but also to in effect, promote the category in SA. The competition was chaired by leading industry influencer, Allan Mullins, who was joined on the judging panel by five other leading industry role players.
The medal winners were as follows:
|Double Gold – Still Wine|
|Bellingham The Quintessential Couple Rosé 2018|
|Black Elephant Vintners Rosé Rebel 2019|
|Boschendal Blanc De Noir 2019|
|Boschendal The Rose Garden Rosé 2019|
|Brampton Rosé 2019|
|Haute Cabriere Pinot Noir Rosé 2019|
|Holden Manz Rosé 2019|
|La Couronne Merlot Rosé 2019|
|Double Gold – MCC|
|Pierre Jourdan Belle Rosé NV|
|Gold – Still Wine|
|Allée Bleue Starlette Shiraz Rosé 2019|
|Babylonstoren Mourvèdre Rosé 2019|
|Bellingham Strawberry Rosé 2018|
|Franschhoek Cellar Pinno Rosé 2018|
|Holden Manz Rothko Rosé 2019|
|Rickety Bridge Foundation Stone Rosé 2019|
|Rickety Bridge Printer’s Devil Grenache Noir 2018|
|Boschendal Brut Rosé NV|
For more information on the competition and full results visit http://www.roserocks.co.za/.