2010 CLARE VALLEY REGIONAL WINE SHOW

Section A  -  Current Vintage Section

Class 1

Riesling, 2010 vintage

Dry White, Riesling (<7g/l R.S)


No.

 Exhibitor

Score

Award

Vintage

 Description
1 Greg Cooley Wines48.0 Bronze 2010 Valerie Beh Riesling 
2 Rise Vineyards48.0 Bronze 2010 Rise Single Vineyard Watervale Riesling 
3 Wykari Wines51.0 Silver 2010 Riesling 
4 Reillys Wines49.0 Bronze 2010 Ryder Riesling 
5 Reillys Wines55.5 Gold 2010 Reillys Watervale Riesling 
6 Paulett Wines49.0 Bronze 2010 Polish Hill River Clare Valley Riesling 
7 Knappstein Wines56.0 Gold 2010 Knappstein Hand Picked Riesling 
8 O'Leary Walker Wines50.0 Bronze 2010 Polish Hill River Riesling 
9 Tim Adams44.5   2010 Tim Adams Riesling 
10 Annie's Lane at Quelltaler46.5 Bronze 2010 Annie's Lane Riesling 
11 O'Leary Walker Wines51.5 Silver 2010 Watervale Riesling 
12 Tim McNeil Wines45.5   2010 Reserve Watervale Riesling 
13 The Wilson Vineyard47.5 Bronze 2010 DJW Riesling 
14 Kirrihill Wines43.5   2010 Single Vineyard Slate Creek Riesling 
15 Cardinham Estate43.0   2010 Cardinham Estate Braeburn Reserve Riesling 
16 The Wilson Vineyard55.5 Gold 2010 Polish Hill River Riesling 
17 Tim McNeil Wines55.5 Gold 2010 Watervale Riesling 
18 Taylors Wines49.0 Bronze 2010 Taylors Riesling 
19 Knappstein Wines55.5 Gold 2010 Knappstein Ackland Vineyard Watervale Riesling 
20 Little Brampton Wines46.5 Bronze 2010 Little Brampton Flagpole Riesling 
21 Penna Lane Vintners47.0 Bronze 2010 Penna Lane Skilly  

2010 CLARE VALLEY REGIONAL WINE SHOW

Section A  -  Current Vintage Section

Class 1

Riesling, 2010 vintage

Dry White, Riesling (<7g/l R.S) (continued)


No.

 Exhibitor

Score

Award

Vintage

 Description
22 Sevenhill Cellars43.5   2010 Sevenhill Inigo Riesling 
23 Kilikanoon Wines53.5 Silver 2010 Morts Block Watervale Riesling 
24 clos Clare48.0 Bronze 2010 clos Clare Watervale Riesling 
25 Jim Barry Wines52.0 Silver 2010 The Lodge Hill 
26 Naked Run Wines49.0 Bronze 2010 The First 
27 Kerkaraboo49.0 Bronze 2010 Kerkaraboo 
28 Buckinnie Wines52.0 Silver 2010 Buckinnie 
29 Taylors Wines48.5 Bronze 2010 Taylors St Andrews Riesling 
30 Koonowla Wines48.5 Bronze 2010 Koonowla Clare Valley Riesling 
31 Crabtree Watervale Wines46.5 Bronze 2010 Crabtree Hilltop Vineyard Riesling 
32 Eldredge Vineyards55.5 Gold 2010 Riesling 
33 Crabtree Watervale Wines51.0 Silver 2010 Crabtree Watervale Riesling 
34 Pikes Vintners53.0 Silver 2010 Pikes "Traditionale" Riesling 
35 Bundaleer Wines46.0   2010 Bundaleer Clare Valley Riesling 
36 Tim Gramp Wines49.0 Bronze 2010 Tim Gramp Wines 
37 Good Catholic Girl Wines47.5 Bronze 2010 Teresa Riesling 
38 Cardinham Estate44.5   2010 Cardinham Estate Riesling 
39 { Withdrawn }     
40 Jim Barry Wines51.5 Silver 2010 Watervale Riesling 
41 Leo Buring 46.0   2010 Leo Buring Clare Valley Riesling 
42 Jeanneret Wines48.0 Bronze 2010 Watervale 

2010 CLARE VALLEY REGIONAL WINE SHOW

Section A  -  Current Vintage Section

Class 1

Riesling, 2010 vintage

Dry White, Riesling (<7g/l R.S) (continued)


No.

 Exhibitor

Score

Award

Vintage

 Description
43 Tower Estate44.5   2010 Windmill Vineyard Clare Valley Riesling 
44 Jeanneret Wines50.0 Bronze 2010 Big Fine Girl 
45 Kilikanoon Wines48.5 Bronze 2010 Morts Reserve Watervale Riesling 
46 Petaluma Wines47.5 Bronze 2010 Petaluma Hanlin Hill 
47 Skillogalee Wines48.0 Bronze 2010 Skillogalee Riesling 
48 Jim Barry Wines52.0 Silver 2010 The Florita 
49 Stone Bridge Wines49.5 Bronze 2010 Stone Bridge Wines Riesling 
50 Last Word Wines49.0 Bronze 2010 Intellectual Riesling 
51 Claymore Wines47.5 Bronze 2010 Claymore Joshua Tree 

Judges Comments: Well made fine Rieslings. A couple of successful creative wines. Most entries were both good current drinks and cellaring options.

 

2010 CLARE VALLEY REGIONAL WINE SHOW

Section A  -  Current Vintage Section

Class 2

White Wine, 2010 vintage

Dry White, other than Riesling, oaked or non oaked (<7g/l R.S)


No.

 Exhibitor

Score

Award

Vintage

 Description
1 Penna Lane Vintners46.5 Bronze 2010 Penna Lane Semillon 
2 Annie's Lane at Quelltaler46.5 Bronze 2010 Annie's Lane Semillon Sauvignon Blanc 
3 ArtWine 43.0   2010 ArtWine Pinot Grigio 
4 Tim Adams44.5   2010 Tim Adams Pinot Gris 
5 Knappstein Wines47.0 Bronze 2010 Knappstein Semillon Sauvignon Blanc 
6 Eldredge Vineyards51.0 Silver 2010 Semillon Sauvignon Blanc 
7 Skillogalee Wines40.0   2010 Skillogalee Gewurztraminer 
8 Knappstein Wines45.0   2010 Knappstein Chardonnay 
9 Broken Gate45.5   2010 Broken Gate 
10 Knappstein Wines47.0 Bronze 2010 Knappstein Three 
11 Stone Bridge Wines46.5 Bronze 2010 Stone Bridge Wines Pinot Gris 
12 Pikes Vintners51.0 Silver 2010 Pikes "Impostores" Savignan 
13 O'Leary Walker Wines46.0   2010 Blue Cutting Road Sem Sauv Blanc 
14 Bundaleer Wines43.5   2010 Bundaleer Clare Valley Chardonnay 
15 Jim Barry Wines51.0 Silver 2010 Silly Mid On 

Judges Comments: An average class of wines with 3 good commercial examples.

 

2010 CLARE VALLEY REGIONAL WINE SHOW

Section A  -  Current Vintage Section

Class 3

Sweet White Wine, any vintage

Sweet White, (7g/l & - 50g/l R.S.)


No.

 Exhibitor

Score

Award

Vintage

 Description
1 Petaluma Wines50.0 Bronze 2009 Petaluma Project Company 
2 Mintaro Wines46.5 Bronze 2009 Mintaro Wines Late Picked Riesling 
3 Angove Family Winemakers48.5 Bronze 2010 Vineyard Select Clare Valley Riesling 
4 Paulett Wines48.0 Bronze 2009 Polish Hill River Clare Valley Late Harvest Riesling 
5 Kirrihill Wines46.0   2009 Celestial Riesling 
6 Knappstein Wines45.5   2009 Knappstein 8:8:18 Riesling 
7 Naked Run Wines56.0 Gold 2010 Sweet Kiss 

Judges Comments: Top award is a well made amalgam of varietal fruit and sweetness

 

2010 CLARE VALLEY REGIONAL WINE SHOW

Section A  -  Current Vintage Section

Class 4

Sweet White Wine, any vintage

Sweet White, (> 50g/l R.S.)


No.

 Exhibitor

Score

Award

Vintage

 Description
1 Petaluma Wines48.5 Bronze 2010 Petaluma Cane Cut 
2 Last Word Wines52.0 Silver 2010 Sweet Seductive Viognier 
3 Kilikanoon Wines56.0 Gold 2009 Morts Cut Watervale Riesling 

Judges Comments: Diverse styles ranging from fresh balanced to classic and luscious

 

2010 CLARE VALLEY REGIONAL WINE SHOW

Section A  -  Current Vintage Section

Class 5

Rose Wine, 2010 and 2009 vintage only

Rose


No.

 Exhibitor

Score

Award

Vintage

 Description
1 Reillys Wines45.0   2010 Reillys Rose 
2 Pikes Vintners45.0   2010 Pikes "Luccio" Sangiovese Rose 
3 Claymore Wines49.5 Bronze 2010 Claymore Whole Lotta Love 
4 Knappstein Wines51.0 Silver 2010 Knappstein Rose 
5 Last Word Wines39.5   2009 Empowering Pink Sangiovese 
6 Annie's Lane at Quelltaler44.0   2010 Annie's Lane Clare Valley Rose 
7 Kilikanoon Wines45.0   2009 Second Fiddle Rose 
8 Eldredge Vineyards38.0   2009 Sangiovese Rose 
9 Skillogalee Wines49.0 Bronze 2010 Skillogalee 'Cabernet/Malbec' Rose 
10 Crabtree Watervale Wines44.0   2010 Crabtree Bay Of Biscay Rose 
11 Crabtree Watervale Wines44.5   2009 Crabtree Bay Of Biscay Rose 
12 Greg Cooley Wines44.0   2010 Five Year Olds & Dogs Rose 

Judges Comments: A diverse range of styles - a couple a bit close to dry red in style but some well balanced palates without excessive sugar.

 

2010 CLARE VALLEY REGIONAL WINE SHOW

Section A  -  Current Vintage Section

Class 6

Red Wine, 2009 vintage only

Shiraz


No.

 Exhibitor

Score

Award

Vintage

 Description
1 Leasingham Winery51.0 Silver 2009 Provis Shiraz 
2 { Withdrawn }     
3 Kirrihill Wines53.5 Silver 2009 Single Vineyard Tullymore Shiraz 
4 Leasingham Winery48.0 Bronze 2009 Jam Shed Shiraz 
5 Broken Gate47.0 Bronze 2009 Broken Gate 
6 Byrne & Smith Wines47.0 Bronze 2009 Thomson Estate Clare Valley Shiraz 
7 Kirrihill Wines51.0 Silver 2009 Regional Range Clare Valley Shiraz 
8 { Withdrawn }     
9 Reillys Wines43.5   2009 Ryder Shiraz 
10 Reillys Wines47.5 Bronze 2009 Rockridge Shiraz 
11 Taylors Wines48.5 Bronze 2009 Taylors Shiraz 

Judges Comments: An even class but wines lacked fruit concentration needed for gold medals.

 

2010 CLARE VALLEY REGIONAL WINE SHOW

Section A  -  Current Vintage Section

Class 7

Red Wine, 2009 vintage only

Cabernet Sauvignon


No.

 Exhibitor

Score

Award

Vintage

 Description
1 Kirrihill Wines45.5   2009 Regional Clare Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 
2 Leasingham Winery45.0   2009 Jam Shed Cabernet Sauvignon 
3 Kirrihill Wines47.0 Bronze 2009 Single Vineyard Tullymore Cabernet Sauvignon 
4 O'Leary Walker Wines46.5 Bronze 2009 CV Cab Sauv 

Judges Comments: Some wines with no real highlights.

 

2010 CLARE VALLEY REGIONAL WINE SHOW

Section A  -  Current Vintage Section

Class 8

Red Wine, 2009 vintage only

Other single varietals; eg Merlot, Malbec, Tempranillo, Grenache


No.

 Exhibitor

Score

Award

Vintage

 Description
1 Taylors Wines48.5 Bronze 2009 Taylors Tempranillo 
2 clos Clare45.5   2009 The Hayes Boy Grenache 
3 Last Word Wines46.0   2009 Fallen Malbec 
4 Greg Cooley Wines47.0 Bronze 2009 Day Day & Chippa Sangiovese 
5 Crabtree Watervale Wines45.0   2009 Crabtree Tempranillo 

Judges Comments: Some good commercial attempts.

 

2010 CLARE VALLEY REGIONAL WINE SHOW

Section A  -  Current Vintage Section

Class 9

Red Wine, 2009 vintage only

Blended red wine, other than eligible for classes 6, 7, 8


No.

 Exhibitor

Score

Award

Vintage

 Description
1 Greg Cooley Wines46.5 Bronze 2009 Glynn & Pini Merlot Cabernet Franc 
2 Neagles Rock Vineyards45.0   2009 Neagles Rock Grenache Shiraz 
3 { Withdrawn }     
4 Greg Cooley Wines46.5 Bronze 2009 Terry & Suzi Cabernet Shiraz 

Judges Comments: Solid wines but nothing outstanding.

 

2010 CLARE VALLEY REGIONAL WINE SHOW

Section A  -  Current Vintage Section

Class 10

Red Wine, 2008 vintage only

Shiraz


No.

 Exhibitor

Score

Award

Vintage

 Description
1 Annie's Lane at Quelltaler47.0 Bronze 2008 Annie's Lane Shiraz 
2 Taylors Wines46.5 Bronze 2008 Taylors Eighty Acres Shiraz Viognier 
3 Jeanneret Wines56.0 Gold 2008 Denis 
4 Jeanneret Wines51.0 Silver 2008 Rank & File 
5 Leasingham Winery46.5 Bronze 2008 Bin 61 Shiraz 
6 Rise Vineyards44.5   2008 Rise Select Vineyards Clare Valley Shiraz 
7 Jim Barry Wines48.0 Bronze 2008 The McRae Wood 
8 Kirrihill Wines45.5   2008 Single Vineyard Tullymore Shiraz 
9 Stone Bridge Wines47.5 Bronze 2008 Stone Bridge Wines Shiraz 
10 Jim Barry Wines55.5 Gold 2008 The Armagh 
11 Lawson Wines44.5   2008 Morton's Vineyard Clare Valley Shiraz 
12 Koonowla Wines44.0   2008 Koonowla Ringmaster Shiraz 
13 Crabtree Watervale Wines44.0   2008 Crabtree Hilltop Vineyard Shiraz 
14 Reillys Wines47.5 Bronze 2008 Reillys Shiraz 
15 Tim Adams45.5   2008 Tim Adams Aberfeldy Shiraz 
16 Pikes Vintners46.5 Bronze 2008 Pikes "Eastside" Shiraz 
17 Jim Barry Wines51.0 Silver 2008 The Lodge Hill 
18 Sevenhill Cellars46.5 Bronze 2008 Sevenhill Inigo Shiraz 
19 Leasingham Winery48.0 Bronze 2008 Jam Shed Shiraz 
20 Knappstein Wines46.5 Bronze 2008 Knappstein Shiraz 
21 O'Leary Walker Wines50.0 Bronze 2008 Claire Reserve Shiraz 

2010 CLARE VALLEY REGIONAL WINE SHOW

Section A  -  Current Vintage Section

Class 10

Red Wine, 2008 vintage only

Shiraz (continued)


No.

 Exhibitor

Score

Award

Vintage

 Description
22 Reillys Wines43.0   2008 Barking Mad Shiraz 
23 { Withdrawn }     
24 Cardinham Estate46.0   2008 Cardinham Estate Shiraz 
25 Annie's Lane at Quelltaler48.0 Bronze 2008 Annie's Lane Copper Trail Shiraz 
26 Last Word Wines49.0 Bronze 2008 Philosophical Shiraz 
27 Tim McNeil Wines51.0 Silver 2008 Clare Valley Shiraz 
28 Leasingham Winery55.5 Gold 2008 Classic Clare Shiraz 
29 Crabtree Watervale Wines44.0   2008 Crabtree Picnic Hill Vineyard Shiraz 
30 Claymore Wines44.0   2008 Claymore Dark Side of the Moon 
31 Broken Gate48.5 Bronze 2008 Broken Gate 
32 Eldredge Vineyards47.5 Bronze 2008 Blue Chip Shiraz 

Judges Comments: A very good standard of winemaking with 3 diverse styles at the top.

 

2010 CLARE VALLEY REGIONAL WINE SHOW

Section A  -  Current Vintage Section

Class 11

Red Wine, 2008 vintage only

Cabernet Sauvignon


No.

 Exhibitor

Score

Award

Vintage

 Description
1 Knappstein Wines45.0   2008 Knappstein Enterprise Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 
2 Reillys Wines46.5 Bronze 2008 Reillys Cabernet Sauvignon 
3 Taylors Wines44.0   2008 Taylors Cabernet Sauvignon 
4 Sevenhill Cellars45.5   2008 Sevenhill Inigo Cabernet Sauvignon 
5 O'Leary Walker Wines49.0 Bronze 2008 CV Cab Sauv 
6 Reillys Wines46.5 Bronze 2008 Barking Mad Cabernet Sauvignon 
7 Kirrihill Wines47.0 Bronze 2008 Single Vineyard Tullymore Cabernet Sauvignon 
8 Wykari Wines43.5   2008 Cabernet Sauvignon 

Judges Comments: A general lack of varietal character.

 

2010 CLARE VALLEY REGIONAL WINE SHOW

Section A  -  Current Vintage Section

Class 12

Red Wine, 2008 vintage only

Other single varietals; eg Merlot, Malbec, Tempranillo, Grenache


No.

 Exhibitor

Score

Award

Vintage

 Description
1 Wattle Farm44.0   2008 Wattle Farm 
2 Taylors Wines45.0   2008 Taylors Merlot 
3 Sevenhill Cellars46.5 Bronze 2008 Sevenhill Inigo Merlot 
4 clos Clare45.0   2008 The Hayes Boy Grenache 

Judges Comments:

 

2010 CLARE VALLEY REGIONAL WINE SHOW

Section A  -  Current Vintage Section

Class 13

Red Wine, 2008 vintage only

Blended red wine, other than eligible for classes 10, 11, 12


No.

 Exhibitor

Score

Award

Vintage

 Description
1 Neagles Rock Vineyards47.5 Bronze 2008 Neagles Rock Mr Duncan Cabernet Shiraz 
2 Stone Bridge Wines47.0 Bronze 2008 Stone Bridge Wines Cabernet Malbec 
3 Sevenhill Cellars49.5 Bronze 2008 Sevenhill St Ignatius 
4 Annie's Lane at Quelltaler44.0   2008 Annie's Lane Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot 
5 Knappstein Wines44.0   2008 Knappstein Cabernet Merlot 
6 Leasingham Winery45.5   2008 Bin 56 Cabernet Malbec 
7 O'Leary Walker Wines44.5   2008 Blue Cutting Road Cab Merlot 
8 Jeanneret Wines43.5   2008 Leo's Garden 
9 Pikes Vintners44.0   2008 Pikes "The Dogwalk" Cabernet Merlot 

Judges Comments: Some reasonable commercial examples in an otherwise uninteresting class.

 

2010 CLARE VALLEY REGIONAL WINE SHOW

Section B  -  Exhibition section

Class 14

Riesling, 2009 vintage

Dry White, Riesling (<7g/l R.S)


No.

 Exhibitor

Score

Award

Vintage

 Description
1 Rhythm Stick Wines48.0 Bronze 2009 Red Robin Reserve Riesling 
2 Taylors Wines48.0 Bronze 2009 Taylors St Andrews Riesling 
3 Sevenhill Cellars48.0 Bronze 2009 Sevenhill Inigo Riesling 
4 Kilikanoon Wines49.5 Bronze 2009 Morts Reserve Watervale Riesling 
5 Reillys Wines48.5 Bronze 2009 Reillys Watervale Riesling 
6 Penna Lane Vintners43.0   2009 Penna Lane Riesling 
7 Jim Barry Wines46.0   2009 The Florita 
8 Jeanneret Wines51.0 Silver 2009 Doozie 
9 Mintaro Wines45.5   2009 Mintaro Wines Riesling 
10 Kerkaraboo47.0 Bronze 2009 Kerkaraboo 
11 Jeanneret Wines52.0 Silver 2009 Big Fine Girl 
12 Stone Bridge Wines51.0 Silver 2009 Stone Bridge Wines Riesling 
13 O'Leary Walker Wines49.0 Bronze 2009 Watervale Riesling 
14 Paulett Wines55.5 Gold 2009 Antonina Premium Polish Hill River Riesling 
15 Koonowla Wines49.5 Bronze 2009 Koonowla Clare Valley Riesling 
16 Naked Run Wines43.5   2009 The First 
17 Crabtree Watervale Wines55.5 Gold 2009 Crabtree Watervale Riesling 
18 Bundaleer Wines45.0   2009 Bundaleer Clare Valley Riesling 
19 Annie's Lane at Quelltaler51.0 Silver 2009 Annie's Lane Copper Trail Riesling 
20 Tim McNeil Wines51.0 Silver 2009 Clare Valley Riesling 
21 Rhythm Stick Wines55.5 Gold 2009 Red Robin Riesling 

2010 CLARE VALLEY REGIONAL WINE SHOW

Section B  -  Exhibition section

Class 14

Riesling, 2009 vintage

Dry White, Riesling (<7g/l R.S) (continued)


No.

 Exhibitor

Score

Award

Vintage

 Description
22 Last Word Wines45.0   2009 Intellectual Riesling 
23 Leo Buring 55.5 Gold 2009 Leo Buring Clare Valley Riesling 
24 The Wilson Vineyard49.0 Bronze 2009 Polish Hill River Riesling 
25 Paulett Wines49.5 Bronze 2009 Polish Hill River Clare Valley Riesling 
26 Petaluma Wines48.0 Bronze 2009 Petaluma Hanlin Hill 
27 Leasingham Winery49.0 Bronze 2009 Classic Clare Riesling 
28 Leasingham Winery51.0 Silver 2009 Bin 7 Riesling 
29 Crabtree Watervale Wines52.5 Silver 2009 Crabtree Hilltop Vineyard Riesling 
30 Reillys Wines48.5 Bronze 2009 Rockridge Riesling 
31 Angove Family Winemakers47.5 Bronze 2009 Vineyard Select Clare Valley Riesling 
32 Annie's Lane at Quelltaler56.0 Gold 2009 Annie's Lane Riesling 
33 Knappstein Wines49.0 Bronze 2009 Knappstein Ackland Vineyard Watervale Riesling 

Judges Comments: A great class of beautiful wines. Classic Riesling expression with distinctive sub regional and winemaker influences. Very few faulty wines - a credit to exhibitors.

 

2010 CLARE VALLEY REGIONAL WINE SHOW

Section B  -  Exhibition section

Class 15

Riesling, 2008 vintage & older

Dry White, Riesling (<7g/l R.S)


No.

 Exhibitor

Score

Award

Vintage

 Description
1 Kerkaraboo48.0 Bronze 2008 Kerkaraboo 
2 Crabtree Watervale Wines55.5 Gold 2008 Crabtree Watervale Riesling 
3 Paulett Wines47.5 Bronze 2008 Polish Hill River Clare Valley Riesling 
4 Stone Bridge Wines55.5 Gold 2006 Stone Bridge Wines Riesling 
5 Skillogalee Wines43.0   2008 Skillogalee 'Trevarrick' single contour Riesling 
6 Leo Buring 51.0 Silver 2002 Leo Buring Leonay Riesling 
7 Tim McNeil Wines46.5 Bronze 2008 Clare Valley Riesling 
8 Sevenhill Cellars45.0   2008 Sevenhill Inigo Riesling 
9 Kilikanoon Wines47.5 Bronze 2005 Morts Reserve Watervale Riesling 
10 Skillogalee Wines45.0   2007 Skillogalee 'Trevarrick' single contour Riesling 
11 Kilikanoon Wines56.0 Gold 2004 Morts Reserve Watervale Riesling 
12 Eldredge Vineyards46.5 Bronze 2005 Riesling 
13 Naked Run Wines51.0 Silver 2006 The First 
14 Leo Buring 44.5   2008 Leo Buring Leonay Riesling 
15 Taylors Wines45.0   2007 Taylors ST Andrews Riesling 
16 The Wilson Vineyard55.5 Gold 2004 Polish Hill River Riesling (Museum Release) 
17 Annie's Lane at Quelltaler53.5 Silver 2004 Annie's Lane Copper Trail Riesling 
18 Paulett Wines46.0   2006 Aged Release Riesling 
19 Crabtree Watervale Wines51.0 Silver 2006 Crabtree Watervale Riesling 
20 Neagles Rock Vineyards55.5 Gold 2006 Neagles Rock Riesling 
21 { Withdrawn }     

2010 CLARE VALLEY REGIONAL WINE SHOW

Section B  -  Exhibition section

Class 15

Riesling, 2008 vintage & older

Dry White, Riesling (<7g/l R.S) (continued)


No.

 Exhibitor

Score

Award

Vintage

 Description
22 Tim McNeil Wines45.0   2007 Clare Valley Riesling 
23 Koonowla Wines44.5   2001 Koonowla Clare Valley Riesling 
24 Trodden on Vineyard49.0 Bronze 2005 Trodden on Vineyard First Crush 
25 Leo Buring 46.5 Bronze 2005 Leo Buring Leonay Riesling 
26 Sevenhill Cellars53.5 Silver 2006 Sevenhill Riesling 
27 Trodden on Vineyard46.5 Bronze 2003 Trodden on Vineyard First Crush 
28 Mitchell Wines46.5 Bronze 2005 Mitchell Wines 2005 Bin 'H' Riesling 
29 Eldredge Vineyards43.5   2004 Riesling 
30 Jim Barry Wines43.5   2008 The Florita 
31 Trodden on Vineyard45.5   2004 Trodden on Vineyard First Crush 
32 Paulett Wines45.5   2007 Antonina Premium Polish Hill River Riesling 
33 Sevenhill Cellars49.5 Bronze 2002 Sevenhill Riesling 
34 Leasingham Winery47.0 Bronze 2005 Classic Clare Riesling 
35 Leasingham Winery51.0 Silver 2006 Classic Clare Riesling 
36 Pearson Vineyards46.5 Bronze 2005 Pearson Vineyards Riesling 
37 Koonowla Wines45.5   2008 Koonowla Clare Valley Riesling 
38 Koonowla Wines44.5   2006 Koonowla Clare Valley Riesling 
39 Petaluma Wines45.0   2002 Petaluma Hanlin Hill 
40 O'Leary Walker Wines51.0 Silver 2006 Watervale Riesling 
41 { Withdrawn }     

Judges Comments: An outstanding class of ageing Rieslings showing great fruit purity as well as diversity from sub region and vintage.

 

2010 CLARE VALLEY REGIONAL WINE SHOW

Section B  -  Exhibition section

Class 16

White Wine 2009 vintage & older

Dry White, other than Riesling, oaked or non oaked (<7g/l R,S)


No.

 Exhibitor

Score

Award

Vintage

 Description
1 Taylors Wines43.5   2009 Taylors Chardonnay 
2 Taylors Wines48.5 Bronze 2008 Taylors St Andrews Chardonnay 
3 Kilikanoon Wines48.0 Bronze 2007 Barrel Fermented Semillon 
4 Annie's Lane at Quelltaler45.5   2009 Annie's Lane Chardonnay 
5 Taylors Wines45.5   2009 Taylors Eighty Acres Chardonnay 
6 Kilikanoon Wines44.0   2008 Barrel Fermented Semillon 
7 { Withdrawn }     
8 Skillogalee Wines42.0   2007 Skillogalee 'lees stirred' Chardonnay 
9 ArtWine 43.0   2009 ArtWine Pinot Gris 
10 O'Leary Walker Wines46.5 Bronze 2004 Semillion 
11 Byrne & Smith Wines44.5   2009 Thomson Estate Clare Valley Semillon Sauvignon Blanc 
12 Kilikanoon Wines46.5 Bronze 2009 Barrel Fermented Semillon 

Judges Comments: An ordinary class of white wines with some thin commercial examples here and there.

 

2010 CLARE VALLEY REGIONAL WINE SHOW

Section B  -  Exhibition section

Class 17

Red Wine, 2007 vintage & older

Shiraz


No.

 Exhibitor

Score

Award

Vintage

 Description
1 Lawson Wines51.0 Silver 2005 Morton's Vineyard Clare Valley Shiraz 
2 Jim Barry Wines47.0 Bronze 2007 The Armagh 
3 Jim Barry Wines47.5 Bronze 2007 The McRae Wood 
4 Wattle Farm45.0   2006 Wattle Farm 
5 Leasingham Winery51.0 Silver 2007 Bin 61 Shiraz 
6 Paulett Wines45.0   2007 Polish Hill River Clare Valley Shiraz 
7 Koonowla Wines51.0 Silver 2004 Koonowla Shiraz 
8 clos Clare47.0 Bronze 2007 Cemetery Block Shiraz 
9 Jim Barry Wines55.5 Gold 2006 The McRae Wood 
10 Annie's Lane at Quelltaler55.5 Gold 2006 Annie's Lane Copper Trail Shiraz 
11 Wattle Farm42.5   2005 Wattle Farm 
12 Kilikanoon Wines49.5 Bronze 2007 Oracle Shiraz 
13 O'Leary Walker Wines56.0 Gold 2005 Claire Reserve Shiraz 
14 Tim Adams46.0   2007 Tim Adams Shiraz 
15 Kilikanoon Wines51.5 Silver 2006 Covenant Shiraz 
16 { Withdrawn }     
17 Eldredge Vineyards49.0 Bronze 2007 Blue Chip Shiraz 
18 Reillys Wines48.5 Bronze 2007 Dry Land Shiraz 
19 Lawson Wines48.5 Bronze 2006 Morton's Vineyard Clare Valley Shiraz 
20 Paulett Wines46.5 Bronze 2006 Premium Polish Hill River 
21 The Wilson Vineyard51.5 Silver 2006 Handplunge Shiraz 

2010 CLARE VALLEY REGIONAL WINE SHOW

Section B  -  Exhibition section

Class 17

Red Wine, 2007 vintage & older

Shiraz (continued)


No.

 Exhibitor

Score

Award

Vintage

 Description
22 clos Clare49.0 Bronze 2006 clos Clare Reserve Shiraz 
23 Jim Barry Wines55.5 Gold 2006 The Armagh 
24 Taylors Wines46.5 Bronze 2006 Taylors St Andrews shiraz 
25 Reillys Wines47.5 Bronze 2004 Stolen Block Shiraz 
26 Mintaro Wines49.5 Bronze 2006 Mintaro Wines "Belles Femmes" Shiraz 
27 Kilikanoon Wines49.0 Bronze 2007 Covenant Shiraz 
28 Leasingham Winery47.0 Bronze 2007 Classic Clare Shiraz 
29 Sevenhill Cellars49.0 Bronze 2002 Sevenhill Shiraz 
30 Koonowla Wines52.0 Silver 2006 Koonowla Shiraz 
31 Good Catholic Girl Wines48.0 Bronze 2007 The James Brazill Shiraz 
32 Reillys Wines49.0 Bronze 2006 RCV Shiraz 
33 Skillogalee Wines46.5 Bronze 2007 Skillogalee 'Basket Pressed' Shiraz 
34 Crabtree Watervale Wines44.5   2006 Crabtree Picnic Hill Vineyard Shiraz 
35 Leasingham Winery51.0 Silver 2007 Provis Shiraz 

Judges Comments: Big variation in quality, largely vintage dependent. Take care not to over oak.

 

2010 CLARE VALLEY REGIONAL WINE SHOW

Section B  -  Exhibition section

Class 18

Red Wine, 2007 vintage & older

Cabernet Sauvignon


No.

 Exhibitor

Score

Award

Vintage

 Description
1 Jim Barry Wines51.5 Silver 2006 The Benbournie 
2 Koonowla Wines46.5 Bronze 2007 Koonowla Ringmaster Cabernet Sauvignon 
3 Koonowla Wines47.5 Bronze 2005 Koonowla Cabernet Sauvignon 
4 O'Leary Walker Wines49.0 Bronze 2006 CV Cab Sauv 
5 Leasingham Winery56.0 Gold 2006 Classic Clare Cabernet  
6 Jim Barry Wines48.0 Bronze 2005 The Benbournie 
7 Reillys Wines48.0 Bronze 2006 RCV 'The Dancer' Cabernet Sauvignon 
8 Leasingham Winery55.5 Gold 2005 Classic Clare Cabernet 
9 Reillys Wines55.5 Gold 2005 Dry Land Cabernet Sauvignon 
10 Wattle Farm45.0   2006 Wattle Farm 
11 Skillogalee Wines49.0 Bronze 2004 Skillogalee 'Trevarrick' single contour Cabernet Sauvignon 
12 Taylors Wines49.0 Bronze 2005 Taylors St Andrews Cabernet Sauvignon 
13 Annie's Lane at Quelltaler46.5 Bronze 2004 Annie's Lane Copper Trail Cabernet Sauvignon 
14 Jim Barry Wines49.0 Bronze 2004 The Benbournie 
15 Koonowla Wines46.5 Bronze 2006 Koonowla Cabernet Sauvignon 
16 Eldredge Vineyards46.0   2007 Cabernet Sauvignon 
17 Sevenhill Cellars48.0 Bronze 1995 Sevenhill Cabernet Sauvignon 
18 Kilikanoon Wines52.0 Silver 2007 Blocks Road Cabernet Sauvignon 
19 Mintaro Wines49.5 Bronze 2006 Mintaro Wines "Leckie Window" Cabernet Sauvignon 
20 Taylors Wines46.5 Bronze 2006 Taylors St Andrews Cabernet Sauvignon 
21 The Wilson Vineyard47.0 Bronze 2006 Stonecraft 

2010 CLARE VALLEY REGIONAL WINE SHOW

Section B  -  Exhibition section

Class 18

Red Wine, 2007 vintage & older

Cabernet Sauvignon (continued)


No.

 Exhibitor

Score

Award

Vintage

 Description
22 Kilikanoon Wines48.5 Bronze 2006 Blocks Road Cabernet Sauvignon 

Judges Comments: Gold medals very different styles - Cabernet is versatile in Clare. A number of prematurely developed wines.

 

2010 CLARE VALLEY REGIONAL WINE SHOW

Section B  -  Exhibition section

Class 19

Red Wine 2007 vintage & older

Other single varietals; eg Merlot, Malbec, Tempranillo, Grenache


No.

 Exhibitor

Score

Award

Vintage

 Description
1 Jeanneret Wines51.0 Silver 2006 Hummer 
2 Kilikanoon Wines47.0 Bronze 2005 The Duke Grenache 
3 Reillys Wines53.0 Silver 2007 Old Bushvine Grenache 
4 Kilikanoon Wines56.0 Gold 2007 Prodigal Grenache 
5 Eldredge Vineyards46.5 Bronze 2006 Sangiovese 
6 Pearson Vineyards47.5 Bronze 2007 Pearson Vineyards Cabernet Franc 
7 Sevenhill Cellars46.0   2005 Sevenhill Merlot 
8 Kilikanoon Wines43.5   2006 The Duke Grenache 

Judges Comments: Top awards are interesting and stylish. Good potential for these varieties.

 

2010 CLARE VALLEY REGIONAL WINE SHOW

Section B  -  Exhibition section

Class 20

Red Wine, 2007 vintage & older

Blended red wine other than eligible for classes 17, 18, 19.


No.

 Exhibitor

Score

Award

Vintage

 Description
1 Jim Barry Wines49.5 Bronze 2007 PB Reserve Shiraz Cabernet 
2 Paulett Wines46.5 Bronze 2007 Polish Hill River Clare Valley 
3 Sevenhill Cellars45.0   1998 Sevenhill St Ignatius 
4 Sevenhill Cellars47.0 Bronze 2001 Sevenhill St Ignatius 
5 Annie's Lane at Quelltaler51.0 Silver 2004 Annie's Lane Copper Trail Shiraz Grenache Mourvedre 
6 Skillogalee Wines46.5 Bronze 2006 Skillogalee 'The Cabernets' 
7 Jim Barry Wines56.0 Gold 2006 PB Reserve Shiraz Cabernet 
8 Sevenhill Cellars44.0   1995 Sevenhill St Ignatius 

Judges Comments: A number of hard tannic wines. Need more texture and fruit for structure.

 

2010 CLARE VALLEY REGIONAL WINE SHOW

Section C  -  Sparkling Wine

Class 21

Sparkling Wine, any vintage

Sparkling Wine


No.

 Exhibitor

Score

Award

Vintage

 Description
1 Paulett Wines44.5   2008 Polish Hill River Clare Valley Trillians 
2 Jim Barry Wines40.0   2006 The Nancy 
3 Leasingham Winery41.0   2004 Classic Clare Sparkling Shiraz 
4 Last Word Wines44.5   2009 Vivacious Sparkling 
5 Knappstein Wines46.5 Bronze 2005 Knappstein Sparkling Shiraz 
6 { Withdrawn }     
7 Reillys Wines46.5 Bronze 2010 Reillys Sparkling Shiraz 
8 Annie's Lane at Quelltaler46.5 Bronze NV Annie's Lane Sparkling Shiraz NV 
9 Paulett Wines44.0   2006 Polish Hill River Clare Valley Trillians  
10 Paulett Wines46.5 Bronze 2010 Polish Hill River Clare Valley Trillians 
11 Hardys Wines47.5 Bronze 2004 Oomoo Sparkling Shiraz 
12 Reillys Wines46.5 Bronze 2010 Reillys Sparkling Riesling 
13 Leasingham Winery46.5 Bronze 2005 Classic Clare Sparkling Shiraz 
14 Mintaro Wines44.5   08/09 Mintaro Wines "Anastasia" NV 
15 Stone Bridge Wines42.0   2007 Two Sisters Sparkling Shiraz 

Judges Comments: An unexciting class.

 

2010 CLARE VALLEY REGIONAL WINE SHOW

Section D  -  Fortified Wine

Class 22

Fortified Wine, any vintage

Fortified Wine any style.


No.

 Exhibitor

Score

Award

Vintage

 Description
1 O'Leary Walker Wines56.0 Gold 2010 Vintage Port 
2 Crabtree Watervale Wines51.0 Silver 15 yrs Crabtree Liquor Muscat 
3 Crabtree Watervale Wines48.0 Bronze 2008 Crabtree Vintage Fortified Shiraz 
4 Reillys Wines44.5   2006 Fortified Shiraz 
5 Reillys Wines44.5   6 yrs Reillys Blue Tongue Tawny Port 
6 Stone Bridge Wines55.5 Gold 1995 Bower Bird Old Tawny 

Judges Comments: An excellent vintage style showing great understanding of spriit type and a lovely old tawny.

 

2010 CLARE VALLEY REGIONAL WINE SHOW

Section E  -  Special Show Section; Unbottled Red Wine

Class 23

Red Wine, 2009 vintage only

Shiraz


No.

 Exhibitor

Score

Award

Vintage

 Description
1 Last Word Wines49.0   2009 Philosophical Shiraz 
2 Penna Lane Vintners47.0   2009 Penna Lane Shiraz 
3 Skillogalee Wines47.5   2009 Skillogalee Shiraz 

Judges Comments:

 

2010 CLARE VALLEY REGIONAL WINE SHOW

Section E  -  Special Show Section; Unbottled Red Wine

Class 24

Red Wine, 2009 vintage only

Cabernet Sauvignon


No.

 Exhibitor

Score

Award

Vintage

 Description
1 Skillogalee Wines44.0   2009 Skillogalee Cabernet 
2 Penna Lane Vintners46.0   2009 Penna Lane Cabernet Sauvignon 

Judges Comments:

 

2010 CLARE VALLEY REGIONAL WINE SHOW

Section E  -  Special Show Section; Unbottled Red Wine

Class 25

Red Wine, 2009 vintage only

Other single varietals; eg Merlot, Malbec, Tempranillo, Grenache


No.

 Exhibitor

Score

Award

Vintage

 Description
1 Skillogalee Wines48.0   2009 Skillogalee Malbec 

Judges Comments: