Iona Pinot excels in the global pinot noir 20-30 pound category
Mr P 2011 recieves silver medal at the Pinot Noir Masters 2013 competition along with creation reserve in the 10-20 pound category. Read full article report on the drinks business.
Stephen Tanzer gives 2012 Iona Sauvignon Blanc a 90 point rating.
Stephen Tanzer in the USA gave the 2012 Iona Sauvignon Blanc 90/100:"2012 Iona Sauvignon Blanc, Elgin ($18). Bright, pale yellow. Sexy aromas of tropical fruits, crushed stone and wild herbs. Tactile, dusty and classically dry, with noteworthy intensity but no hardness to the flavors of lemon, flowers and spices. Nicely concentrated, distinctly sauvignon blanc with a chewy finish featuring a lingering flavor of grapefruit pith. This is excellent. 90/100"
Tim Atkin gives Iona One Man Band 93/100
Iona's 2008 One Man Band received 93 points from Tim Atkin in his recent report on South African wines.
93/100 from Tim Atkin for Iona's 2012 Sauvignon Blanc
Iona's 2012 Sauvignon Blanc received 93 points from Tim Atkin in his recent report on South African wines.
Iona's One Man Band scores 93/100
Andreas Larsson gives Iona One Man Band 2008 a score of 93/100. Dark, bright colour; very attractive nose of peppery dark fruit, floral notes, smoke and meat.
5 Star Nomination for Iona's One Man Band 2008
Iona One Man Band 2008 – Platter 5 Star Nomination: Seamless eclectic blend comprises shiraz, merlot, cab franc, petit verdot and mourvedre. Big, spicy tannins and fragrant sweet dark fruit in polished, booming balancing act.
100% Blind Tasted - Iona One Man Band 2008
Markus del Monego and Andreas Larsson – two of the world's best sommeliers – rated Iona's One Man Band 2008 93,5 during 100% blind taste.
Iona Sauvignon Blanc 2010 Tom Cannavan's Wine of the Week
Tom Cannavan of wine-pages.com chooses the Iona Sauvignon Blanc 2010 from the Elgin Valley in South Africa as his Wine of the Week for 25 September 2011.
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Iona's 2010 Sauvignon Blanc scores 90 points
"The superb 2010 Sauvignon Blanc has a very Loire-like, flinty bouquet." – Neal Martin (Wine Advocate's review of South African wines)
Iona's Chardonnay 2009 scores 92 points
"This is very fine Elgin Chardonnay, plus great value to boot." – Neal Martin (Wine Advocate's review of South African wines)