Wessex Vineyards Association Wine Competition Results

The annual wine competition was held on the 8th of December at The Guildhall in Winchester.  45 wines from across the region were tasted by our judging panel with 5 Gold Medals, 5 Silver Medals and 15 Bronze medals being awarded.

The team of judges comprised Sally Easton MW, Peter Richards MW, Erica Dent WSET Diploma, Sara Bangert WSET Diploma and the UKVA’s General Secretary Jo Cowderoy WSET Diploma.

The Wessex Wine of the Year was awarded to Hattingley Valley Sparkling Rosé, many congratulations.

The list of medal winners are shown below:

VINEYARD WINE DATE Varietals Award
Exton Park Sparkling Rosé Gold
Hattingley Valley Sparkling Rosé 2013 Pinot Noir, Pinot Noir Precoce, Pinot Meunier Gold
Marlings Bacchus White 2013 Bacchus, Reichensteiner Gold
Priors Dean Flint Hill Dry white 2015 Gold
Marlings Sparkling Rosé 2013 Reichensteiner, Bacchus, Findling, Triomphe Silver
Quoins Madeleine Angevine, white 2014 Madeleine Angevine Silver
Raimes Blanc de Noirs 2013 Pinot Noir, Pinot Meunier Silver
Somborne Valley Estate Red 2014 Rondo Silver
a’Beckett’s Cuvée Victor  2012 Pinot Auxerrois Silver
A’Beckett’s Lynchetts white 2015 Pinot Auxerrois, Reichensteiner Bronze
Adgestone Blush 2015 Bronze
Adgestone Full Bodied Red 2015 Bronze
Brook Dry white 2015 Ortega, Bacchus, Pinot Gris Bronze
Coach House Dry white 2014 Bacchus Reich Bronze
Danebury Reserve white 2014 Blend Bronze
Danebury Madeleine Angevine white 2013 Madeleine Angevine Bronze
Maud Heath Bacchus White 2015 Bacchus Bronze
Maud Heath Bramble Hill Rosė 2015 Pinot Noir, Rondo Bronze
Melbury Vale Elegance 2014 Bronze
Quoins Orion 2015 Orion Bronze
Ramley Charlie Herring, Clos du Paradis 2014 Sauvignon Blanc Bronze
Setley Ridge Dry white 2015 Bronze
Somborne Valley Blanc de Blancs 2013 Chardonnay Bronze
Titchfield Southern Shore Rosé sparkling 2009 Bronze