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The Performance Tables

South Africa

For the very first time in three year two Cap Classique wines have matched the quality of a very good Champagne. In the first edition Nicky Krone achieved this with two vintages of Krone Borealis. This time Pieter Ferreira of Graham Beck has done the same. Cap Classique has the potential to develop internationally, but it won't do so until there are at least ten-times as many producers as there are now. Only when a critical mass of producers begin to push each other forward will we know what the true potential of Cap Classique actually is.

85 Private Vintners Limited Release 1995 Pinot Noir, Cap Classique
85 Graham Beck 1996 Brut Blanc de Blancs, Cap Classique
83 Krone Borealis 1994 Brut, Cap Classique
82 Graham Beck NV Pinot Noir - Chardonnay Brut, Cap Classique
80 Morgenhof 1997 Brut, Cap Classique
80 Graham Beck NV Cuvée Two Thousand, Cap Classique
78 J.C. Le Roux 1996 Chardonnay, Cap Classique
76 Villiera 1998 Brut Natural Chardonnay, Cap Classique
75 Villiera NV Tradition Brut, Cap Classique
75 Buitenverwachting NV Brut, Cap Classique
74 Krone Borealis 1998 Brut, Cap Classique
72 Villiera NV Brut Rosé, Cap Classique