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Yarra Valley Trophy Winners

By Friday 10 December 2021No Comments

Yarra Yering and Oakridge Wines each received five trophies, including Most Successful Exhibitor and Most Successful Vineyard for Yarra Yering, and Best Red Wine and Champion Wine of Show for Oakridge, at the 2021 Langton’s Yarra Valley Wine Show.

The trophies for Best Chardonnay, Best White Wine in Show and Champion Wine of Show were all awarded to Oakridge Wines for their 2019 864 Funder and Diamond Chardonnay.

The trophy for Best Sparkling Wine was awarded to Coldstream Hills for their 2015 Blanc de Blancs. Greenstone Vineyards was awarded Best White Variety or Blend for their 2021 Estate Series Sauvignon Blanc, their first Langton’s Yarra Valley Wine Show white wine trophy.

The Medhurst Estate Vineyard Rosé was awarded Best Rosé, and Best Cabernet Sauvignon was awarded to Payne’s Rise for their 2019 Anniversary Cabernet Sauvignon.

Event host and former Wine Yarra Valley vice-president, Adam Keath, commented on the calibre of wines submitted across all classes, noting that a trophy was awarded for each class for the first time since 2011.

Trophy winning wines…

Best Sparkling Wine
Sponsored by RACV Country Club
Coldstream Hills 2015 Blanc de Blancs – 96 points

Best Chardonnay
Sponsored by Healesville Hotel
Oakridge 864 Funder and Diamond 2019 Chardonnay – 97 points

Best White Variety or Blend
Sponsored by Trumer Pils
Greenstone 2021 Estate Series Sauvignon Blanc – 95 points

Best Rosé
Sponsored by Winequip
Medhurst Estate Vineyard 2021 Rosé – 95 points

Best Pinot Noir
Sponsored by Tarransaud Tonnellerie
Oakridge 2020 Pinot Noir – 97 points

Best Cabernet Sauvignon
Sponsored by Midland Insurance Brokers
Payne’s Rise 2019 Anniversary Cabernet Sauvignon – 96 points

Best Cabernet Blend
Sponsored by MCC Labels
Yarra Yering 2020 Dry Red Wine No. 1 – 96 points

Best Shiraz
Sponsored by Laffort Australia
Yarra Yering 2020 Underhill Shiraz – 95 points

Best Red Variety or Blend
Sponsored by RNG Lawyers
Yarra Yering 2021 Light Dry Red – 96 points

Best White Wine in Show
Sponsored by Seguin Moreau
Oakridge 864 Funder and Diamond 2019 Chardonnay

Best Red Wine in Show
Sponsored by Classic Oak Products
Oakridge 2020 Pinot Noir

Champion Wine of Show
Sponsored by Mercurey Australia
Oakridge 864 Funder and Diamond 2019 Chardonnay

Most Successful Exhibitor
Sponsored by Langton’s
Yarra Yering

Most Successful Vineyard
Sponsored by Wine Yarra Valley
Yarra Yering

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