Thanks to Jim Trezise at the New York Wine & Grape Foundation for this update on how New York wines fared in recent California competitions:
Swedish Hill 2010 Late Harvest Vignoles took “Best of Show Dessert Wine.”
Goose Watch 2010 Traminette and Merritt Bella Rosa took “Best of Class” in their categories. Swedish Hill’s Spumante got a Platinum award, while Gold medals went to Anthony Road 2010 Cabernet Franc/Lemberger; Chateau Frank 2006 Blanc de Noirs; Dr. Frank 2010 Muscat Ottonel, 2011 Gruner Veltliner, and 2010 Pinot Gris; Merritt Gewurztraminer; Penguin Bay Tuxedo Red, Percussion, and 2010 Moscato; and Swedish Hill Viking Red.
Casa Larga 2009 Fiori Riesling Ice Wine took “Best of Show Dessert Wine.”
Platinum awards went to Keuka Spring 2010 Vignoles Dessert Wine and Wolffer 2010 Diosa Late Harvest Chardonnay. Gold medals were awarded to Coyote Moon Vineyards 2011 Brianna, Dr. Frank 2011 Dry Riesling, Keuka Spring Harvest Blush, Lakewood 2010 Riesling, and Sparkling Pointe Cuvee Carnaval.
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