Kiwi Success at San Francisco International Wine Competition


Here is a quick breakdown of the Kiwi success at San Francisco International Wine Competition 2016 which were recently announced.

A special shout out to Seifried Estate on their two Best In Show awards and our heartfelt congratulations to all medal winners!

MEDALS

indexThere were a total of 189 medals awarded to New Zealand Wines; 2 x Best in Show, 4 x Double Gold, 25 x Gold, 86 x Silver and 72 x Bronze.

VARIETIES

Top varieties were Sauvignon Blanc 70, Pinot Noir 66, Chardonnay 14 and Pinot Gris 11 medals each

Riesling came in with 7 medals, with Syrah and Sparkling both awarded 5 medals each.

Sauvignon Gris,Late Harvest Sauvignon Blanc and Merlot were awards 3 medals each with Rosé awarded 2.

Gewurztraminer, Viognier, Albarino, Late Harvests Riesling Bordeaux blends, Pinotage and Chambourcin were all awarded 1 medal each.

BEST IN SHOW

Old Coach Road 2015 Sauvignon Blanc, Nelson $17
Seifried 2015 Sweet Agnes Riesling Winemakers Collection, Nelson $29

DOUBLE GOLD MEDALS

O:TU 2015 Sauvignon Blanc Single Vineyard, Marlborough $20
Kim Crawford Wines 2015 Pinot Gris, Marlborough $17
Oyster Bay Wines 2015 Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough $16
Nobilo 2014 Pinot Noir Icon, Marlborough

GOLD MEDALS

Brancott Estate 2015 Sauvignon Blanc Flight Song, Marlborough $15
Brancott Estate 2015 Pinot Noir Letter Series T, Marlborough $33
Brancott Estate 2014 Late Harvest Sauvignon Blanc Letter Series B, Marlborough $25
Stoneleigh 2015 Sauvignon Blanc Rapaura Series, Marlborough $22
Waimea Estates 2015 Albariño, Nelson $23
Spinyback 2015 Pinot Gris Nelson, $17
Babich Wines 2015 Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough $15
Sileni 2014 Estate Selection The Plateau Pinot Noir, Hawke’s Bay $20
Giesen 2013 Sauvignon Blanc The Fuder, Marlborough $50
Toi Toi Wines 2014 Riesling Reserve, Marlborough $20
Ohau Wines 2015 Pinot Gris Woven Stone, Ohau $20
Matua Valley Wines 2015 Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough $13
The Ned 2015 Late Harvest Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough $19
The King’s 2015 Late Harvest Sauvignon Blanc A Sticky End, Marlborough $25
Okahu Estate 2014 Syrah Estate Grown, Northland $41
Villa Maria Estate 2015 Sauvignon Blanc Private Bin, Marlborough $14
Villa Maria Estate 2015 Sauvignon Blanc Cellar Selection, Marlborough $17
Esk Valley 2015 Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough $15
Mount Riley Wines 2014 Pinot Noir, Marlborough $15
Delegat 2015 Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough $20
Te Pa Family Vineyards 2014 Pinot Noir Koha, Marlborough $20
Rapaura Springs 2015 Sauvignon Blanc Reserve, Marlborough $19
Rapaura Springs 2015 Pinot Noir Reserve, Marlborough $27
Summerhouse 2014 Pinot Noir Marlborough, $27
13 Celsius 2015 Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough, $15

Browse the Silver and Bronze Kiwi Medal Winners here – https://www.sfwinecomp.com/