2006 Wine Show Results

Sydney International Wine Competition

The following GIMBLETT GRAVELS wines received the Blue Gold accolade at this prestigious International show:

Mission Estate Reserve Syrah 2004
Villa Maria Omahu Gravels Malbec 2002
Matariki Late Harvest Riesling 2004


NZ Wine Society Royal Easter Show

8 Gold medal and 4 Trophy winners, including Champion Wine of Show.

Vidal Wines Soler Syrah 2004 was judged the Champion Wine of Show, earning winemaker, Rod McDonald, the accolade of Winemaker of the Year.

Cabernet Sauvignon or Cabernet Sauvignon Predominant Blends
Squawking Magpie The Nest Cabernet Sauvignon 2004
Newton Forrest Cornerstone Cabernet Merlot Malbec 2002
Villa Maria Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon/Merlot 2002 – Champion

Syrah
Esk Valley Black Label Syrah 2004
Sacred Hill Deerstalkers Syrah 2004
Vidal Wines Soler Syrah 2004 – Champion
Villa Maria Cellar Selection Syrah 2004

Merlot or Merlot Predominant Blends
Villa Maria Cellar Selection Merlot Cabernet 2004 – Champion