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Marlborough Wine Show 2012 – Trophy Winners

By November 12, 2012No Comments
The trophy results of the second Marlborough Wine Show were announced at a special Marlborough Wine Industry Celebration dinner held on Saturday 10 November. The Champion Wine of the Show went to Lawson’s Dry Hills Pinot Noir 2010, and the Champion 2012 Sauvignon Blanc award going to Saint Clair ‘Wairau Reserve’. The gold medal winners can be seen by clicking here. The show is one of a number of regional wine judging competitions designed to assess and reward the produce of a particular region. Marlborough is, of course New Zealand’s largest region and home to Sauvignon Blanc, the variety the successful performance of which is crucial to the health of this country’s wine industry. The Marlborough Wine Show recognises and highlights the sub-regions, aging ability and alternative styles that may take New Zealand to the future in Sauvignon Blanc. It also focuses on Pinot Noir, the most important red variety. For more information, visit www.marlborough wineshow.co.nz
 
Winemakers’ Association of Marlborough Champion Sparkling Wine
Nautilus ‘Cuvee Marlborough’ Brut NV
 
Wineworks Champion Sauvignon Blanc 2012
Saint Clair ‘Wairau Reserve’ 2012
 
Wineworks Champion Sauvignon Blanc 2011
The King’s Favour 2011
 
Wineworks Champion Sauvignon Blanc 2010 and older
Mount Nelson 2008
 
Wineworks Champion Sauvignon Blanc ‘emerging styles’
Waterfalls Road ‘Technical Drop’ Awatere Valley 2011
 
Ormond Nurseries Champion Chardonnay 2012-2011
Saint Clair ‘Pioneer Block 10 – Twin Hills’ 2011
 
Fruitfed Champion Pinot Gris
Kim Crawford ‘Regional Reserves’ Pinot Gris 2012
 
New Zealand King Salmon Champion Riesling 2012-2011
Two Rivers ‘Juliet’ 2012
 
New Zealand King Salmon Champion Riesling 2010 and older
Coopers Creek 2010
 
TNL Freighting Champion Gewurztraminer
Lawson’s Dry Hills 2010
 
Macvine International Champion Sweet Wine
Brancott Estate Late Harvest ‘B’ Sauvignon Blanc 2011
 
Bayleys Real Estate Champion Pinot Noir 2012-2011
Babich ‘Winemakers’ Reserve’ 2011
 
Bayleys Real Estate Champion Pinot Noir 2010
Lawson’s Dry Hills 2010
 
Bayleys Real Estate Champion Pinot Noir 2009 and older
Villa Maria ‘Single Vineyard – Southern Clays’ 2009
 
O-I Champion Wine of the Show
Lawson’s Dry Hills Pinot Noir 2010
 

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