New Zealand Results: Sydney International Wine Competition 2012


I have compiled the New Zealand Results from the Sydney International Wine Awards 2012 announced on the weekend. NZ wineries took out 11 Trophies and a huge number of Awards across many classes including almost a clean sweep of the Pinot Noir Class.

Each link will take you to the Award page for that particular wine. There you will be able to see their awards: Trophy, Blue Gold, Gold, Highly Commended etc. Enjoy!

NEW ZEALAND TROPHY WINNERS

Joy Lake Memorial Championship Trophy: Best Wine of Competition
TRINITY HILL – GIMBLETT GRAVELS SYRAH – 2010

Mark de Havilland Memorial Trophy: Best Red Wine of Competition
TRINITY HILL – GIMBLETT GRAVELS SYRAH – 2010

Ted Radke Perpetual Trophy: Best Wine made from a Lesser Recognised Grape Variety
SAINT CLAIR FAMILY ESTATE – PIONEER BLOCK 5 BULL BLOCK GRUENER VELTLINER – 2011

The Wine Society Perpetual Trophy: Most Successful Entrant of Competition
SAINT CLAIR FAMILY ESTATE

Kemenys Perpetual Trophy: Best Value Dry White Table Wine
LAWSON’S DRY HILLS – RIESLING – 2008

Lanson International Diffusion Perpetual Trophy: Best Sparkling Wine
NAUTILUS ESTATE – MARLBOROUGH BRUT CUVEE METHODE TRADITIONNELLE LATE DISGORGED – NV

John Ryan Memorial Perpetual Trophy: Best Aromatic Wine
LAWSON’S DRY HILLS – RIESLING – 2008

Perpetual Trophy for Best Sauvignon Blanc Wine
RICHMOND PLAINS – NELSON SAUVIGNON BLANC – 2011

Perpetual Trophy for Best Rosé Wine
LAWSON’S DRY HILLS – RIESLING – 2008

J F Hillebrand New Zealand Ltd Perpetual Trophy: Best Pinot Noir Wine
BALD HILLS – SINGLE VINEYARD’ CENTRAL OTAGO PINOT NOIR – 2009

Perpetual Trophy for: Best Lighter Bodied Dry Red Table Wine
TRINITY HILL – GIMBLETT GRAVELS SYRAH – 2010

NEW ZEALAND AWARD WINNERS

SPARKLING WINES

BRANCOTT ESTATE – BRUT CUVEE RESERVE – NV
DEUTZ – MARLBOROUGH CUVEE BRUT – NV
DEUTZ – MARLBOROUGH CUVEE ROSE – 2006
LINDAUER – CLASSIC BRUT – NV
LINDAUER – CLASSIC ROSE – NV
LINDAUER – SPECIAL RESERVE BLANC DE BLANC – NV
NO1 FAMILY ESTATE – CUVEE VIRGINIE – 2006
NO1 FAMILY ESTATE – CUVEE NO1 – NV
NAUTILUS ESTATE – MARLBOROUGH BRUT CUVEE METHODE TRADITIONNELLE LATE DISGORGED – NV
OYSTER BAY – SPARKLING CUVEE BRUT – NV

AROMATIC WINES

CROSSROADS – ORIGIN VINEYARD THE MEDWAY RIESLING – 2010
LAWSON’S DRY HILLS – RIESLING – 2008
MONDILO – RIESLING – 2011
SAINT CLAIR FAMILY ESTATE – PIONEER BLOCK 9 BIG JOHN RIESLING – 2010
TOI TOI RESERVE – MARLBOROUGH RIESLING – 2011
WAIRAU HILLS VINTNERS – MARLBOROUGH GEWURZTRAMINER – 2010

SAUVIGNON BLANC

ALLAN SCOTT FAMILY WINEMAKERS – SAUVIGNON BLANC – 2011
BLIND RIVER WINES – THE SISTERS SAUVIGNON BLANC – 2011
CROWDED HOUSE – SAUVIGNON BLANC – 2011
FAIRHALL DOWNS ESTATE WINES – SINGLE VINEYARD MARLBOROUGH SAUVIGNON BLANC – 2010
GOLDWATER WINES – WAIRAU VALLEY SAUVIGNON BLANC – 2011
INTREPID – SAUVIGNON BLANC – 2011
MOUNT RILEY WINES – SAUVIGNON BLANC – 2011
MUD HOUSE WINES – HAY MAKER MARLBOROUGH SAUVIGNON BLANC – 2011
NAUTILUS ESTATE – MARLBOROUGH SAUVIGNON BLANC – 2010
RICHMOND PLAINS – NELSON SAUVIGNON BLANC – 2011
SACRED HILL – HALO AWATERE MARLBOROUGH SAUVIGNON BLANC – 2011
SAINT CLAIR FAMILY ESTATE – PIONEER BLOCK 1 FOUNDATION SAUVIGNON BLANC – 2011
SAINT CLAIR FAMILY ESTATE – PIONEER BLOCK 11 CELL BLOCK SAUVIGNON BLANC – 2011
SAINT CLAIR FAMILY ESTATE – VICAR’S CHOICE SAUVIGNON BLANC – 2011
SAINT CLAIR FAMILY ESTATE – WAIRAU RESERVE SAUVIGNON BLANC – 2011
SPY VALLEY WINES – SAUVIGNON BLANC – 2011
STAETE LANDT – ANNABEL’ MARLBOROUGH SAUVIGNON BLANC – 2010
STONELEIGH – LATITUDE SAUVIGNON BLANC – 2011
TE PA FAMILY VINEYARDS – SAUVIGNON BLANC – 2011
TE WHARE RA WINES – SAUVIGNON BLANC – 2011
TIKI WINE – ALPINE VALLEY MARLBOROUGH SAUVIGNON BLANC – 2011
TOHU WINES – MUGWI RESERVE SAUVIGNON BLANC – 2010
TRIPLEBANK – AWATERE VALLEY SAUVIGNON BLANC – 2011
TWO RIVERS OF MARLBOROUGH – CONVERGENCE – 2011
VAVASOUR – DASHWOOD MARLBOROUGH SAUVIGNON BLANC – 2011
WAIRAU HILLS VINTNERS – ARIKI MARLBOROUGH SAUVIGNON BLANC – 2010
WAIRAU HILLS VINTNERS – MARLBOROUGH SAUVIGNON BLANC – 2010
WHITEHAVEN WINE CO – MARLBOROUGH SAUVIGNON BLANC – 2011

LIGHTER BODIED DRY WHITE WINES

MOUNT VERNON – PINOT GRIS – 2011
STONELEIGH – LATITUDE PINOT GRIS – 2011
TWO RIVERS – HIDDEN HIVE VERDELHO – 2011
VILLA MARIA ESTATE – CELLAR SELECTION ARNEIS – 2010
WITHER HILLS – MARLBOROUGH PINOT GRIS – 2011

MEDIUM BODIED DRY WHITE WINES

DURVILLEA WINES – MARLBOROUGH PINOT GRIGIO – 2010
HUNTER’S WINES – MARLBOROUGH CHARDONNAY – 2009
JULES TAYLOR WINES – PINOT GRIS – 2010
SAINT CLAIR FAMILY ESTATE – PIONEER BLOCK 5 BULL BLOCK GRUENER VELTLINER – 2011
TERRACE HEIGHTS ESTATE – T.H.E. PINOT GRIS – 2011
TIKI WINE – ALPINE VALLEY MARLBOROUGH PINOT GRIS – 2011
WAIMEA – PINOT GRIS – 2010
WHITEHAVEN WINE CO – MARLBOROUGH PINOT GRIS – 2009
YEALANDS ESTATE WINES – YEALANDS WAY PINOT GRIS – 2011

FULLER BODIED DRY WHITE WINES

FAIRHALL DOWNS ESTATE WINES – SINGLE VINEYARD MARLBOROUGH PINOT GRIS – 2010
MAN O’ WAR VINEYARDS – VALHALLA – 2010
MUD HOUSE WINES – SOUTH ISLAND PINOT GRIS – 2010
SAINT CLAIR FAMILY ESTATE – OMAKA RESERVE CHARDONNAY – 2010
SAINT CLAIR FAMILY ESTATE – PIONEER BLOCK 10 TWIN HILLS CHARDONNAY – 2010
STONELEIGH – RAPAURA SERIES MARLBOROUGH CHARDONNAY – 2010
TRINITY HILL – GIMBLETT GRAVELS VIOGNIER – 2010
YEALANDS ESTATE WINES – GRUENER VELTLINER – 2011

ROSE WINES

INVIVO WINES – ROSE – 2011
LAWSON’S DRY HILLS – PINOT ROSE – 2011
YEALANDS ESTATE WINES – PINOT NOIR ROSE – 2011

PINOT NOIR WINES

12,000 MILES – PINOT NOIR – 2010
ALEXANDRA WINE COMPANY – DAVISHON PINOT NOIR – 2010
BALD HILLS – SINGLE VINEYARD’ CENTRAL OTAGO PINOT NOIR – 2009
BALD HILLS – SINGLE VINEYARD’ CENTRAL OTAGO PINOT NOIR – 2010
BLACK ESTATE – WAIPARA PINOT NOIR – 2009
BRANCOTT ESTATE – PINOT NOIR – 2010
CLOS HENRI VINEYARD – PINOT NOIR – 2009
DEVIL’S STAIRCASE – PINOT NOIR – 2010
FORREST WINES – TATTY BOGLER PINOT NOIR – 2009
FRAMINGHAM – PINOT NOIR – 2010
GIBBSTON VALLEY WINES – GIBBSTON VALLEY PINOT NOIR – 2010
KALEX WINES – PINOT NOIR – 2009
LOCHAR ESTATE – PINOT NOIR – 2010
LOWBURN FERRY – HOME BLOCK PINOT NOIR – 2010
MONDILO VINEYARDS – PINOT NOIR – 2010
NANNY GOAT – PINOT NOIR – 2009
OPAWA – MARLBOROUGH PINOT NOIR – 2010
SACRED HILL – MARLBOROUGH PINOT NOIR – 2010
SAINT CLAIR FAMILY ESTATE – MARLBOROUGH PINOT NOIR – 2010
SAINT CLAIR FAMILY ESTATE – VICAR’S CHOICE PINOT NOIR – 2010
SPY VALLEY WINES – PINOT NOIR – 2010
TERRACE HEIGHTS ESTATE – T H E PINOT NOIR – 2010
THREE MINERS VINEYARD – PINOT NOIR – 2010
TIKI WINE – TIKI CENTRAL OTAGO PINOT NOIR – 2009
TOHU WINES – LIMITED RELEASE “RORE RESERVE” MARLBOROUGH PINOT NOIR – 2010
TOREA WINES – MARLBOROUGH PINOT NOIR – 2010
VILLA MARIA ESTATE – CELLAR SELECTION PINOT NOIR – 2009
VILLA MARIA ESTATE – SINGLE VINEYARD SOUTHERN CLAYS PINOT NOIR – 2009
WAIMEA – BARREL SELECTION PINOT NOIR – 2008
WAIPARA HILLS WINE ESTATE – CENTRAL OTAGO PINOT NOIR – 2010
WHITEHAVEN WINE CO – MARLBOROUGH GREG PINOT NOIR – 2009
YEALANDS ESTATE WINES – PINOT NOIR – 2010

LIGHTER BODIED DRY RED WINES

TRINITY HILL – GIMBLETT GRAVELS SYRAH – 2010
TRINITY HILL – HAWKES BAY MERLOT – 2010
TRINITY HILL – HAWKES BAY SYRAH – 2010

MEDIUM BODIED DRY RED WINES

OYSTER BAY – HAWKES BAY MERLOT – 2010
TI POINT WINES – ONE MATRIARCH SYRAH MATAKANA COAST – 2010
TRINITY HILL – GIMBLETT GRAVELS TEMPRANILLO – 2010

FULLER BODIED DRY RED WINES

ELEPHANT HILL – RESERVE LE PHANT – 2009

DESSERT (UNFORTIFIED) WINES

BRANCOTT ESTATE – BRANCOTT LATE HARVEST SAUVIGNON BLANC – 2011
JOHANNESHOF CELLARS – NOBLE LATE HARVEST RIESLING – 2008
MARISCO VINEYARDS – A STICKY END NOBLE SAUVIGNON BLANC – 2009
MARISCO VINEYARDS – THE NED NOBLE SAUVIGNON BLANC – 2010
TRINITY HILL – GIMBLETT GRAVELS NOBLE VIOGNIER – 2010

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*If you by chance find an error on this page please let me know so I can correct it…