PIWOSA CapeWine Flight Club Results

Posted on 25 September 2018 under PIWOSA News, Uncategorized

The boarding passes have been counted and we can announce that there was NO winner of our Flight Club event held at CapeWine 2018. This once again proves that our wines rival some fantastic French counterparts, which was our mission.

The highest number of correctly identified French wines were 3 out of 5 categories with 12 participants achieving this result. They are:

Joakim Blackadder
Clark Truter
Miguel Chan
Manuel Cabello
Eric Botha
Daniel Johansson
Higgo Jacobs
Debi van Flyman
Rene Groenewald
Shirley Muswema
Marine Point
Jean Vincent Ridon

Below is a detailed list of the results:

PIWOSA Flight Club Results – 64 Participants
Chenin Blanc Flight Vintage WO Number of participants who selected this as the French wine Percentage
Jordan Inspector Peringuey Chenin Blanc 2016 Stellenbosch 4 6,3%
Ken Forrester Old Vine Chenin Blanc 2016 Stellenbosch 6 9,4%
Raats Family Old Vine Chenin Blanc 2017 Stellenbosch 7 10,9%
Radford Dale Renaissance Chenin Blanc 2017 Stellenbosch 4 6,3%
Thierry Germain Domaine des Roches Neuves Saumur L’Insolite 2015 Saumur, France 43 67,2%
Chardonnay Flight Vintage WO Number of participants who selected this as the French wine Percentage
Journey’s End Destination Chardonnay 2016 Stellenbosch 8 12,5%
Paul Cluver Seven Flags Chardonnay 2016 Elgin 3 4,7%
Springfield Méthode Ancienne Chardonnay 2016 Robertson 14 21,9%
Domaine Chavy-Chouet Meursault Les Narvaux 2015 Meursault, France 25 39,1%
Glenelly Estate Reserve Chardonnay 2016 Stellenbosch 14 21,9%
Pinot Noir Flight Vintage WO Number of participants who selected this as the French wine Percentage
The Drift There Are Still Mysteries Pinot Noir 2016 Overberg Highlands 11 17,2%
Paul Cluver Estate Pinot Noir 2017 Elgin 11 17,2%
Radford Dale Freedom Pinot Noir 2015 Elgin 12 18,8%
Domaine des Perdrix Nuits-Saint-Georges 2015 Nuits St Georges, France 15 23,4%
Paul Cluver Seven Flags Pinot Noir 2015 Elgin 15 23,4%
Syrah Flight Vintage WO Number of participants who selected this as the French wine Percentage
De Grendel Elim Syrah 2016 Elim 9 14,1%
Radford Dale Nudity Syrah 2015 Voor Paardeberg 28 43,8%
Andre Perret St Joseph Rouge 2015 St. Joseph, France 13 20,3%
Glenelly Glass Collection Syrah 2016 Stellenbosch 9 14,1%
Jordan Prospector Syrah 2015 Coastal 5 7,8%
Bordeaux-Style Red Flight Vintage WO Number of participants who selected this as the French wine Percentage
Château Brane-Cantenac Margaux 2014 Margaux, France 12 18,8%
Raats Family Red Jasper 2016 Stellenbosch 8 12,5%
Springfield Work of Time 2012 Robertson 14 21,9%
Journey’s End Cape Doctor 2012 Stellenbosch 14 21,9%
De Grendel Rubaiyat 2007 Durbanville 16 25,0%
PIWOSA Flight Club Correct Answers
Percentage
12 participants pinpointed 3 of the 5 French wines 18,8%
27 participants pinpointed 2 of the 5 French wines 42,2%
18 participants pinpointed 1 of the 5 French wines 28,1%
7 participants did not pinpoint any of the 5 French wines 10,9%
PIWOSA Mile High Club Results
Vintage WO Number of participants who correctly identified the variety/varieties Percentage
Klein Constantia & Pascal Jolivet Metis Sauvignon Blanc 2016 Constantia 33 51,6%
Ken Forrester Roussanne 2015 Stellenbosch 3 4,7%
Raats Family Cabernet Franc 2015 Stellenbosch 18 28,1%
Klein Constantia Estate Red (Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz, Malbec, Petit Verdot) 2015 Constantia 1 1,6%
The Drift Gift Horse Barbera 2017 Overberg Highlands 4 6,3%
Radford Dale Black Rock (Syrah, Carignan, Cinsault, Grenache, Mourvèdre, Viognier) 2015 Swartland 9 14,1%

Thank you again to all our participants for flying high with PIWOSA, we hope you enjoyed the flight!