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2018 SWVA COMPETITION RESULTS

THE SOUTH WEST VINEYARDS ASSOCIATION ANNUAL COMPETITION 2018

The judging was held at Langham Wine Estate, near Dorchester, on Monday 10th September 2018 and the results were announced at the awards meeting of members at the same venue on Tuesday 11th September.

Judges:  Patricia Stefanowicz MW (Chair), Lindsay Oram (WSET Diploma, AWE, IWSC judge), Jemma Mitchell (WSET Level 3),  Richard Coulson (Hotel du Vin Sommelier, IWSC judge), Alexander Taylor (IEWA founder)


THE OFFICIAL RESULTS & TROPHY WINNERS
SOUTH WEST WINE OF THE YEAR  -  Best Wine       (Any class)
Langham Wine Estate Classic Cuvée Reserve Magnum 2011
SWVA COMMITTEE CUP  -  Best Dry White Wine 
Woodchester Valley Bacchus 2017
SWVA CHALLENGE CUP -  Best Oaked White Wine
Oatley Vineyard "Fraicheur" Barrel Matured 2016
THE ASSOCIATION CUP  -  Best Non-Dry White Wine
Three Choirs May Hill 2016
THE STEWARDS TROPHY  -  Best Rosé Wine

Sharpham Estate – Whole Berry Rosé 2017

THE SUNNYBANK TROPHY  -  Best Red Wine
Sharpham Estate Pinot Noir 2017
THE RAY PALFREY CUP  -  Best Sparkling Wine
Langham Wine Estate Classic Cuvée Reserve Magnum 2011
THE CHAIRMAN'S CUP - Best Sparkling Rosé
Langham Wine Estate Rosé NV
THE GILLIAN PEARKES MEMORIAL TROPHY  -  Best Contributor to SWVA
Simon Boyce - for work on behalf of the region as Treasurer, and in managing the wines at the annual competition over many years.
Class 1a DRY WHITES FROM THE BACCHUS GRAPE

AWARD VINEYARD YEAR WINE MAKER
GOLD/Trophy Woodchester Valley 2017  Bacchus Jeremy Mount
GOLD Camel Valley 2016 Bacchus Sam Lindo
SILVER Camel Valley 2017 Bacchus Sam Lindo
SILVER
Wraxall 2015 Bacchus Steve Brooksbank
SILVER
Poulton Hill 2017 Bacchus Three Choirs
SILVER
Three Choirs 2015 Bacchus Martin Fowke
SILVER
Sutton Ridge 2017 Bacchus Steve Brooksbank
SILVER
Foxbury Fields 2017 Upper Foxbury Bacchus Three Choirs
SILVER
Sharpham Estate 2017 Bacchus Duncan Schwab
SILVER
Sixteen Ridges 2017 Bacchus Simon Day
Class 1b OTHER UNOAKED DRY WHITES
SILVER
Sharpham Estate 2017 Pinot Gris 'Wild Ferment" Duncan Schwab
SILVER
Three Choirs 2016 Coleridge Siegerrebe Martin Fowke
SILVER
Three Choirs 2017 Willow Brook Martin Fowke
SILVER
Smith & Evans 2017 Higher Plot White Guy Smith/Ian Edwards
SILVER
Sharpham Estate 2017 Dart Valley Reserve Duncan Schwab
BRONZE
Fenny Castle 2017 Ortega James Cumming
BRONZE
Stocklands 2017 Greenhill Estate Chardonnay Steve Brooksbank
BRONZE
Oatley 2015 Elizabeth's Steve Brooksbank
BRONZE
Woodchester Valley 2017 Culver Hill Jeremy Mount
BRONZE
Knightor 2017 Madeleine Angevine David Brocklehurst and Salvatore Leone
BRONZE
Lily Farm 2017 Coastal Dry Steve Brooksbank
BRONZE Sharpham Estate 2017 Estate Selection Duncan Schwab
BRONZE Oatley 2017 Leonora's Steve Brooksbank
BRONZE Oatley 2017 Jane's Steve Brooksbank
HIGHLY COMMENDED Claylands 2017 White No 1 Darryl Gill
HIGHLY COMMENDED Stocklands 2016 Greenhill Estate Chardonnay Steve Brooksbank
HIGHLY COMMENDED Three Choirs 2016 Coleridge Hill Martin Fowke
HIGHLY COMMENDED Northend 2017 Cathy S. Chardonnay Antony Griffin
Class 1c OAKED DRY WHITES
GOLD/Trophy
Oatley 2016 Fraicheur Barrel Matured Steve Brooksbank
SILVER
Sharpham Estate 2016 Barrel Fermented Duncan Schwab
BRONZE
Knightor
Chardonnay David Brocklehurst and Salvatore Leone
BRONZE
Oatley 2016 Barrel Matured Steve Brooksbank

BRONZE

Polgoon 2016 Seyval Blanc and Ortega

John Coulson

 

Class 2 MEDIUM DRY WHITES
BRONZE
Dalwood 2017 Still Steve Brooksbank
BRONZE
Curload 2017 Dry White Wine Steve Brooksbank
BRONZE
Polgoon 2016 Madeleine Angevine John Coulson
BRONZE
Aldwick Estate 2017 Buteo Steve Brooksbank
HIGHLY COMMENDED
Foxbury Fields 2017 Upper Foxbury Ortega Three Choirs





Class 3 MEDIUM/SWEET WHITES
GOLD/Trophy
Three Choirs 2016 May Hill Martin Fowke





Class 4 ROSÉ                                                                                                                                                   
GOLD/Trophy
Sharpham Estate 2017 Whole Berry Rosé Duncan Schwab
SILVER
Dunleavy 2017 Pinot Noir Rosé Steve Brooksbank
SILVER Polgoon 2016 Rondo and Pinot Noir Rosé John Coulson
BRONZE
Three Choirs 2017 Rosé Martin Fowke
BRONZE
Sutton Ridge 2017 Rosé Steve Brooksbank
BRONZE
Aldwick Estate 2017 Rosé Steve Brooksbank
HIGHLY COMMENDED
Claylands 2017 Pink Darryl Gill
HIGHLY COMMENDED
Perch Hill 2017 Mendip Rosé Steve Brooksbank
HIGHLY COMMENDED
Sharpham Estate 2017 Rosé Duncan Schwab
HIGHLY COMMENDED Sixteen Ridges 2017 Pinot Noir Rosé Simon Day
Class 5 RED                                                                                                                                                     
SILVER
Sharpham Estate 2017 Pinot Noir Duncan Schwab
SILVER
Poulton Hill 2016 Special Reserve Red Three Choirs
BRONZE
Stocklands 2017 Greenhill Estate Pinot Noir Steve Brooksbank
BRONZE
Three Choirs 2016 Ravens Hill Martin Fowke
BRONZE
Polgoon 2017 Rondo John Coulson
BRONZE
Lily Farm 2016 Jurassic Red Steve Brooksbank
BRONZE
Sixteen Ridges 2016 Pinot Noir Early Simon Day
BRONZE
Three Choirs 2015 Pinot Noir Précoce Martin Fowke
BRONZE
Knightor 2017 Pinot Noir David Brocklehurst, Salvatore Leone
BRONZE
Three Choirs 2017 Pinot Noir Précoce Martin Fowke
BRONZE Knightor 2017 Pnot Noir David Brockehurst and Salvatore Leone
BRONZE Three Choirs 2017 Pinot Noir Précoce  Martin Fowke
BRONZE
Sharpham Estate NV Beenleigh Reserve Duncan Schwab
BRONZE
Northend 2016 Northend Ridge Antony Griffin
BRONZE
Aldwick Estate NV Flying Pig Steve Brooksbank
HIGHLY COMMENDED
Looe Valley 2016 Locrenton Red Charles Boney





Class 6 Sparkling                                                                                                                                             
GOLD/Trophy
Langham Wine Estate 2011 Classic Cuvée Reserve Magnum Daniel Ham
GOLD
Langham Wine Estate 2013 Blanc de Noirs Daniel Ham
GOLD
Wayford 2014 Sparkling Pinot Noir Alex Mills, Pebblebed
SILVER
Knightor 2011 Vintage Cuvée David Brocklehurst and Salvatore Leone
SILVER Camel Valley 2014 Brut Sam Lindo
SILVER Sharpham Estate 2014 Sparkling Blanc Duncan Schwab
SILVER Knightor 2011 Blanc de blancs David Brocklehurst and Salvatore Leone
SILVER
Smith & Evans 2014 Higher Plot Spar Guy Smith/Ian Edwards
SILVER
D'Urberville 2014 D'Urberville Daniel Ham
SILVER
Wayford 2015 Sparkling Pinot Noir Alex Mills, Pebblebed
SILVER
Sutton Ridge 2015 Dewdown Steve Brooksbank
SILVER Sharpham Estate NV Sparkling reserve Duncan Schwab
BRONZE Sixteen Ridges 2013 Signature Cuvée Simon Day
BRONZE Spuncombe Bottom 2015 Sparkling Three Choirs
BRONZE Three Choirs NV Classic Cuvée Martin Fowke
BRONZE Northend 2015 Chardonnay Brut Antony Griffin
BRONZE Fenny Castle 2015 Brut James Cumming
HIGHLY COMMENDED Wayford 2016 Sparkling Pinot Noir Alex Mills, Pebblebed
HIGHLY COMMENDED Three Choirs 2013 Blanc de Noirs Martin Fowke
HIGHLY COMMENDED Perch Hill 2016 Sparkling Brut James Cummings/Three Choirs
 
Class 7 SPARKLING ROSE                                                                                                                                  
GOLD Langham Wine Estate NV

Rosé

Daniel Ham
SILVER Three Choirs 2014 Pinot Noir Rosé Martin Fowke
SILVER Camel Valley 2015 Pinot Noir Rosé Brut Sam Lindo
SILVER Lily Farm 2014 Sparkling Rosé Steve Brooksbank
SILVER Sixteen Ridges 2013 Pinot Noir Rosé Simon Day
BRONZE  Langham Wine Estate 2016 Sparkling Red Daniel Ham
BRONZE  Sharpham Estate 2014 Sparkling Pink Duncan Schwab
HIGHLY COMMENDED  Fenny Castle 2014 Brut Rosé James Cumming
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