J.C. Le Roux Scintilla Vintage Reserve 2014 placed in Top 10

31 March 2021

In Prescient Cap Classique Report 2021

The House of J.C. Le Roux is proud to announce that the J.C. Le Roux Scintilla Vintage Reserve 2014 was placed amongst the top 10 wines in Winemag.co.za second annual Cap Classique Report 2021.

The House of J.C. Le Roux, South Africa’s first dedicated sparkling wine cellar, is proud to announce that the J.C. Le Roux Scintilla Vintage Reserve 2014 was placed amongst the top 10 wines in Winemag.co.za second annual Cap Classique Report sponsored by multinational financial services company Prescient.

Judged by a 3-person panel and scoring done according to the 100-point quality scale, there were 83 entries received from 43 wine producers. J.C. Le Roux Scintilla Vintage Reserve 2014 scored 91 points out of 100 and placed in the top 10 overall amongst some of South Africa’s top Cap Classique wines for 2021.

The J.C. le Roux Scintilla 2014 is a brilliant light straw colour with a dry, soft and elegant palate – a beautiful balance of fresh citrus notes from the Chardonnay and mouth-feel from the Pinot Noir. Some tasting notes from the judging panel included, “appealing autolytic character on the nose and palate – plenty of yeasty, toasty complexity to go with citrus, peach and apple. Rich and full with a creamy mousse and a savoury finish”.

The House of J.C. Le Roux, South Africa’s leading sparkling wine producer, is a world-class destination in the heart of Devon Valley in Stellenbosch. Here passion and craftsmanship merge to create an exuberant range of sparkling wines that express their individuality and inner vibrancy to suit every taste, mood and occasion.

J.C. Le Roux Scintilla Vintage Reserve 2014 retails for R250.00 and is available from fine wine merchants.

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