Winners of the 2017 Australian Cool Climate Wine Show announced

WA chardonnay wins Best Wine of Show

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Sarah Andrew, Australian Cool Climate Wine Show
Marchand and Butler Chardonnay, Australian Cool Climate Wine Show

 

A 2016 Marchand & Burch Chardonnay from Porongurup & Mt Barker in Western Australia has won the Best Wine of Show and Best White Wine of Show at the 18th Australian Cool Climate Wine Show held in Murrumbateman in early September

Trophy winners range from the Best Red Wine of Show was won by Murrumbateman’s 2015 Shaw Vineyard Estate Reserve Merriman Cabernet Sauvignon, the Best Riesling of Show by Orange’s 2016 Colmar Estate Block 6 Riesling who also won Best Sauvignon Blanc of Show.

Judging started on Monday for the Australian Cool Climate Wine Show with entries from all states of Australia and the Australian Capital Territory.

Chair of Judges, Sarah Andrew said that with around 515 entries across many classes, the judging team of three judges and two associates had a big week. “Trophies were awarded in most leading classes and the significantly bigger class of Rosé saw strong competition and was included in the trophy tasting conducted on Friday morning, Ms Andrew said.“Collectively, the whole committee consisting of volunteers and stewards, worked together seamlessly to support a professional show."

“The judging team worked extremely well and with several new judges to the show, the consistency in ratings was impressive,” Ms Andrew added.

The trophy winners were:

Best Wine of Show - Parasol Trophy
Marchand & Burch Chardonnay. Porongurup & Mt Barker, WA

Best White Wine of Show - Murrumbateman - Rural Supplies Trophy
2016 Marchand & Burch Chardonnay. Porongurup & Mt Barker, WA

Best Red Wine of Show - Murrumbateman Rural Supplies Trophy
2015 Shaw Vineyard Estate Reserve Merriman Cabernet Sauvignon. Murrumbateman, NSW

Best Riesling of Show - Australian Cool Climate Wine Show Trophy
2016 Colmar Estate Block 6 Riesling. Orange, NSW

Best Chardonnay of Show
- Crisp Glass Australia Trophy
2016 Marchand & Burch Chardonnay. Porongurup & Mt Barker, WA

Best Sauvignon Blanc of Show
- The CCL Trophy
2017 Colmar Estate Sauvignon Blanc. Orange, NSW

Best Pinot Grigio of Show
- Riedel Glass Trophy
2017 Hahndorf Hill Winery Pinot Grigio. Adelaide Hills, SA

Best Shiraz of Show - Murrumbateman Progress Association Trophy
2015 Cooks Lot Allotment 8 Handpicked Shiraz. Orange, NSW

Best Cabernet Sauvignon of Show - The La Barre Trophy
2015 Shaw Vineyard Estate Reserve Merriman Cabernet Sauvignon. Murrumbateman, NSW

Best Shiraz Viognier of Show Murrumbateman
- Progress Association Trophy
2016 Lerida Estate Shiraz Viognier. Lake George, NSW

Best Rosé of Show
- The Wattle Hire Trophy
2017 Lerida Estate Rosé. Lake George, NSW

Best Dessert Style Wine - The Australia Post Trophy
2013 Gilbert by Simon Gilbert Late Harvest Riesling. Orange, NSW
 

 

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