Gold Star Awards: The Winning Collection 2014-2015

All the winners of this year's NOffLA Gold Star Awards

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Wine of the Year: Duca del Salento Salice Salentino Riserva 2010 (Taserra Wine Merchants)

05 - Bg Chardonnay Jacobins 2013 (FL)

White Wine of the Year: Louis Jadot “Couvent des Jacobins” Bourgogne Chardonnay 2013 (Findlater Wine & Spirit Group)


 

Old World White:

06 - Mureda_blanco_ecol¢gico 2013 ca (Taserra)Under €10:

Mureda Blanco Ecológico 2013(Taserra Wine Merchants)

Under €15:

Cantina Di Monteforte, Soave Classico `Terre di Monteforte’ (Liberty Wines)

Under €20:

Louis Jadot “Couvent des Jacobins” Bourgogne Chardonnay 2013 (Findlater Wine & Spirit Group)


 

07 - Deakin Estate Chardonnay (FL)New World White:

Under €10:

Deakin Estate Chardonnay 2012 (Findlater Wine & Spirit Group)

Under €15:

Boland Cellar Sauvignon Blanc 2014 (Mackenway Distributors)

Under €20:

TOHU Sauvignon Blanc 2013 (Mackenway Distributors)


 

08 - Umbrele Merlot - 300 dpi (Mack)Old World Red:

Under €10:

Umbrele Merlot 2013 (Mackenway Distributors)

Under €15:

Duca del Salento Salice Salentino Riserva2010 (Taserra Wine Merchants)

Under €20:

Villa Antinori Rosso IGT 2010 (Findlater Wine & Spirit Group)


 

09 - Deakin Estate Cabernet Sauvignon (FL)New World Red:

Under €10:

Deakin Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2012 (Findlater Wine & Spirit Group)

Under €15:

Callia “Selected” Malbec 2012 (Mackenway Distributors)

Under €20:

Gnarly Head Zinfandel 2011 (Cassidy Wines Distribution Ltd)


 

10 - Moscato RosÇ (IDL)Rosé:

Under €15:

Jacobs Creek Moscato Rosé 2012 (Irish Distillers Pernod Ricard)


 

11 - Hattingley Valley 2011 Classic Cuvee (LIberty)Sparkling Wine:

Under €25:

La Marca Prosecco Spumante NV (Mackenway Distributors)

Under €60:

Hattingley Valley, Classic Cuvée 2011 (Liberty Wines)


Bronze & Silver Awards

Given the quality of the wines that compete for these prestigious awards, there are many offerings that, although they are of particular quality, find themselves marginally outclassed by another wine. To acknowledge the excellence of these wines, the Gold Star Awards identify these as worthy of bronze and silver awards.

The 2014/15 winners of this year’s Bronze Awards are:

Barry & Fitzwilliam: La Chasse Red 2012. C&C Gleeson: Dona Paula Estate Chardonnay, Gualtallary 2011; Carmen Reserva Carmenere, Colchagua Valley 2012. Cassidy Wines Distribution Ltd: Tiki Estates Sauvignon Blanc 2013; Louis Roederer Brut Premier NV. Findlater Wine & Spirit Group: Villa Antinori Bianco 2013; Deakin Estate Sauvignon Blanc 2012; Deakin Estate Shiraz 2012; Freixenet Cordon Negro NV. Liberty Wines: Vigneti del Salento, `I Muri` Negroamaro 2012; Willunga 100, McLaren Vale Grenache 2011. Mackenway Distributors Ltd: Umbrele Sauvignon Blanc 2013; Domaine Uby Sauvignon Blanc 2013; Mureda Tinto Ecologicio 2013; Rosé d’Anjou “La Clotière” 2013.

The 2014/15 winners of this year’s Silver Awards are:

Barry & Fitzwilliam: Piper Heidsieck NV. C&C Gleeson: Marques de Murrieta Rioja Reserva 2008. Findlater Wine & Spirit Group: Saint Clair Premium Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2013. Liberty Wines: Leonildo Pieropan, Soave Classico 2013; Montes Classic Series, Colchagua Merlot 2012; Mackenway Distributors Ltd: Dreamfish Sauvignon Blanc 2013; Dreambird Pinot Noir 2013; El Coto Rioja Tinto Crianza 2010; Callia, Osaado Shiraz 2014; Callia Magna Shiraz 2012; El Coto Rosado 2013; La Marca Prosecco Frizzante NV. Taserra Wine Merchants Ltd: Sentidino Albarino 2013; Hazy View Chenin Blanc 2014; Fairhall Cliffs Sauvignon Blanc 2014.

 



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