Fantastic Five for De Grendel in Tim Atkin Report
We’re celebrating! De Grendel wines raked in a fantastic five 90-plus scores from respected wine commentator Tim Atkin MW in his 2020 South Africa Special Report, including an outstanding 93 points for our flagship Amandelboord Pinotage 2019.
Tim Atkin, a British Master of Wine, tasted his way through more than 1300 wines for the eighth edition of his special report, which is highly regarded in the wine industry as an authoritative and independent review of the state of South African wine.
“Against formidable odds, South Africa is making some of the greatest wines in its history,” said Atkin.
Here at De Grendel, we agree. The accolades coming in over the past year for our wines demonstrate that we’ve reached a significant waypoint on our journey to consistent excellence in winemaking.
Our top-scoring wines, earning De Grendel a Medal of Excellence, in the 2020 Tim Atkin Report are:
- De Grendel Amandelboord Pinotage 2019 – 93
- De Grendel Koetshuis Sauvignon Blanc 2020 – 91
- De Grendel Sauvignon Blanc 2020 – 91
- De Grendel Elim Shiraz 2018 – 90
- De Grendel Rubaiyat 2016 – 90
Atkin said he was “extremely impressed” with the quality of wine tasted this year, especially from the 2019 and 2017 vintages, with 2017 “deserving its place among the best-ever Cape vintages”.
Extra 5% Discount Promotion:
To celebrate these results, we're offering you an extra 5% discount on these wines until Monday, 14 September 2020. Simply shop any of the Tim Atkin award winners on our online shop and an additional 5% discount will be applied automatically to those wines during checkout. Discount applies to Loyalty Club members as well, giving them a total of 15% in savings on these products. The discount will only apply to Tim Atkin award winners.