One Trophy, Five Double Golds and Six Gold Medals – we’re celebrating!
Congratulations to the Wolf Blass team for another fantastic win, collecting one Trophy, five Double Golds and six Gold medals at the China Wine & Spirits Awards Best Value 2013.
The Wines of South Australia Trophy 2013 was awarded to the Wolf Blass Gold Label Adelaide Hills Shiraz Viognier 2010 which continues its success from last year, winning the Glen & Fiona Morton Trophy for Best Shiraz of Show at the 2012 Cowra Wine Show.
Double Gold medals were awarded to:
Wolf Blass Grey Label Langhorne Creek Cabernet Shiraz 2010
Wolf Blass Gold Label Adelaide Hills Shiraz Viognier 2010
Wolf Blass Gold Label Barossa Shiraz 2010
Wolf Blass Gold Label Coonawarra Cabernet Sauvignon 2010
Wolf Blass Yellow Label Chardonnay 2012
Gold medals were awarded to:
Wolf Blass Platinum Label Medlands Estate Shiraz 2009
Wolf Blass Black Label Cabernet Shiraz Merlot 2008
Wolf Blass Grey Label McLaren Vale Shiraz 2010
Wolf Blass Yellow Label Shiraz 2011
Wolf Blass Red Label Moscato NV
Wolf Blass Red Label Cabernet Merlot 2012
The China Wine & Spirits Awards are the only awards in the world judged specifically for the China market and are entirely focused on consumer preferences and demand. The Judges are key Chinese wine importers, distributors, wholesalers, restaurant group owners and sommeliers based in China.
During judging, wines were paired with a selection of typical Chinese banquet dishes. The Wolf Blass Gold Label Shiraz Viognier was paired with Peking Duck; Roast Suckling Pig; Wok-baked Lobster in Supreme Sauce; Sautéed Jumbo Prawns and Fresh Scallops with Pine Seeds; Deep Fried Sea Bass Back Fin, Bean Curd, Barbecued Pork and Shiitake Mushroom Braised in Clay Casserole; Braised Pork; Thickened Chicken Broth Swirled with Seafood Medley, Egg White and Diced Bean Curd; and Braised Fish Maw & Vegetable Sprouts on Soft E-fu Noodles.