Tuesday, June 7, 2011

and the winners are....




I can't wait for Thursday evening (June 9): the public tastings of winning old mutual trophy wines will be held at the CTICC and i am taking a fabulous lady friend with me to sample the top of the pops :-) Tickets are R120pp at Computicket. Tastings start 5pm-8:30pm.

THE AUDITED* RESULTS OF 2011 OLD MUTUAL TROPHY WINE SHOW

Fairbairn Capital Trophy for the Most Successful Producer
Spier Private Cellar
Old Mutual Trophy for Best Red Wine: Thelema Shiraz 2007

Old Mutual Trophy for Best White Wine: Paul Cluver Chardonnay 2009
Old Mutual International Judges’ Trophy: Paul Cluver Chardonnay 2009

Old Mutual Trophy for Discovery of the Show: Nuy White Muskadel 2005

Old Mutual Trophy for Best Dessert Wine: Nederburg Private Bin Eminence Noble Late Harvest Muscadel 2008
British Airways Comair Trophy for the Best Shiraz: Thelema Shiraz 2007
Grande Roche Trophy for Best White Blend: Fleur du Cap Unfiltered Special White Blend 2010
Riedel Trophy for Best Bordeaux-style Blend: KWV The Mentors Orchestra 2009
American Express Trophy for Best Cabernet Sauvignon – Museum Class: Cathedral Cellar Cabernet Sauvignon 1995
Just Riesling Trophy for Best Riesling: Jordan Riesling 2009
Miele Trophy for Best Chardonnay: Paul Cluver Chardonnay 2009
Trophy for Best Sauvignon Blanc Semillon Blend:
Spier Creative Block 2 2010
Trophy for Best Sauvignon Blanc: Delaire Coastal Cuvée Sauvignon Blanc 2010
Trophy for Best Pinot Noir: Meerlust Pinot Noir 2009
Trophy for Best Merlot: Hillcrest Quarry 2008
Trophy for Best Pinotage: Rijk’s Pinotage 2007
Trophy for Best Shiraz-based Red Blend:
Ormonde Theodore Eksteen 2008
Trophy for the Best Fortified Dessert Wine: Nuy White Muskadel 2005
Trophy for Best Semillon – Museum Class: Cape Point Vineyards Semillon 2006
Trophy for Best Riesling – Museum Class: Hartenberg Weisser Riesling 1999
Trophy for Best Sauvignon Blanc – Museum Class: Lomond Sugarbush Sauvignon Blanc 2007
Trophy for the Best Fortified Dessert Wine – Museum Class: KWV White Jerepigo 1933

OTHER GOLD MEDAL WINNERS:
Sutherland Viognier Roussanne 2009
Buitenverwachting Husseys Vlei Sauvignon Blanc 2010
Tokara Zondernaam Sauvignon Blanc 2010
Spier Private Collection Shiraz 2008
Lomond Syrah 2008
Chamonix Reserve Chardonnay 2009
Hillcrest Quarry 2009

A full set of results including the Silver and Bronze medals, a transcript of the judges’ feedback session and a variety of statistics are available on www.trophywineshow.co.za <http://www.trophywineshow.co.za/>


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