SA Champion trophies were also awarded to: Darling Cellars SA Champion White Blend (Sauvignon Blanc/Sémillon, wooded), Windmeul Cellar SA Champion Chenin Blanc, Flagstone SA Champion Sauvignon Blanc, De Wet SA Champion Other White Cultivar (Nouvelle), OWK Kakamas SA Champion Natural Sweet White Wine (Colombar/White Muscadel), Bon Courage SA Champion Noble Late Harvest, Wildekrans Wine Estate SA Champion Pinotage (wooded), Waverley Hills Organic Wines SA Champion Shiraz (wooded), Anura SA Champion Merlot (wooded), Boplaas Family Vineyards SA Champion Port, GWK Landzicht SA Champion Dessert Wine (Hanepoot Jerepigo) and Calitzdorp SA Champion Muscadel (White Muscadel Jerepigo).
Of the 2 163 young wines entered, 17 won SA Champions trophies, 49 achieved class winner status and 94 were awarded gold medals.
The winners were unveiled during the 2015 SA Young Wine Awards Gala Dinner held at Augrabies, near Upington. The event was hosted by the Oranje Vaal Wine Region and Agri-Expo, who has been involved in this competition since its inception 183 years ago.
The SA Young Wine Show is the oldest wine show in South Africa. It dates back to 1833 when the first show was held by the Cape of Good Hope Agricultural Society (now Agri-Expo) in Rondebosch.
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