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South Africa’s KWV wine “the most admired in the world”

South Africa’s KWV is admired by the world.

All the wine lovers stand up, KWV is flying the South African flag very high.

KWV was announced as the Most Admired South African wine brand in the world according to the Most Admired Wine Brands survey by Drinks International.

Competing with some of the greatest names in the industry, KWV came 45th out of 50 and was only one of two South African wine brands that made the list.

The announcement was made in Dusseldorf, Germany, where the worlds most prestigious wine fair, Prowein, is currently underway.

KWV’s Marketing Executive for Wine, Liandra Kotzé said:

It is an exceptional honour to receive this award in the presence of the most revered wine brands in the world.  For KWV to be considered for this list, let alone counted among the Top 50 Most Admired Wine Brands, is a truly remarkable accomplishment.  More than anything, this reflects our resolute commitment to our brands and consumers, ensuring our wines deliver consistent great experiences, never breaking the trust we have built over more than 100 years.

The worlds most admired list aims to provide a clear and definite list of the worlds best brands.

As south Africans we are privileged to have access to such high quality wines.

Here are some of the wines that put KWV right at the top:

KWV Abraham Perold Tributum, R529.49

This elegant Cape blend has the fruity sweetness of plums and violets. There is a great balance between fruit concentration and oak integration. It is the perfect wine for a matured palate.

KWV The Mentors Cabernet Sauvignon, R249

It has the aroma of ripe dark fruit, dark cherry and nuances of black olive. It provides a fruity sweetness and a richness.

As a Cabernet Sauvignon is everyone’s favourite blend, how can we say no to this?

KWV Rooderberg, R210

This is one of KWV’s more famous reds, with a delectable mixture of cranberry, spicy dried fruit, fruit cake and undertones of dark chocolate. Any red wine lover would fall to its power.

KWV Café Culture Coffee, R55

This Pinotage is made to be enjoyed by coffee lovers too. It has a blend of distinctive mocha, dark chocolate and coffee flavours that are complimented by sweet spice and cigar aromas.

At only R55 per bottle, this may be a very red winter.

KWV Bon Esperance select red, R34

This red select is proven to be an easy drinking wine, with flavours of berry and plum that keep the palate fresh and fruity.

At only R34 per bottle, it proves that everyone can indulge in this award-winning brand.

KWV The Mentors Elim, R139

This mouth-watering Sauvignon Blanc promises a crisp and refreshed palate, with a blend of gooseberry and asparagus as well as hints of canned peas and dill.

All the better to white!

KWV Sauvignon Blanc, R59

The cool and classic KWV Sauvignon blanc impresses with elegant hints of lime and chalky minerality. This Sauvignon blanc is known for its easy drinking.

Its price tag makes it as easy on the wallet as on the pallet.

KWV Chardonnay, R59

This Chardonnay freshens the palate with chalky, but citrus flavours. That’s not all. Chardonnay lovers will be pleased with the citrus and creamy finish that the taste provides.

KWV Chenin Blanc, R59

This wine is a perfect example of a modern South African Style Chenin Blanc. With a mixture of tropical fruit guava and ripe lemon.

KWV Bon Esperance Select White Nv, R34

This is an easy to drink white that is slightly sweet yet fresh and has tropical and guava nuances.