Platter’s by Diners Club South African Wine Guide 2020 was launched at Cape Town’s Table Bay Hotel on 8 November 2019 with over 230 guests in attendance, the VIPs included the wine producers who achieved the maximum 5-star rating in the new edition. This accolade is reserved for wines that are “South African classics” and score 95 points or more on the internationally recognised 100-point scale.
HIDDEN GEMS 2016
***** FIVE STAR RATING
Cabernet Sauvignon leads this complex blend with pronounced black fruit driven aromas of plum and blackberry, accompanied by hints of violet and eucalyptus. On the palate dark fruit follows through, complimented by the subtle use of French oak which lends notes of tobacco and spice.
HIDDEN SECRET 2016
**** FOUR STAR RATING
A complex, layered nose with black fruits, leather and spice. The palate is smooth and rounded with velvety tannins and an elegant structure. Luscious black fruits such as blackberries, cherries and plums balance a lively acidity and provide a long-lingering finish.