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Jim Trezise

Category: NY Gold

New York Gold from California...(WP 2/25/17)

Hazlitt 1852 Vineyards 2014 Vidal Ice Wine won "Best of Show" at the recent International Eastern Wine Competition/East Meets West in Sonoma, California. The luscious dessert wine, which I poured in my seminar last weekend at the Boston Wine Expo, also won Double Gold, Best of Class, and Best Dessert Wine on its way to the very top. Hazlitt also won Double Gold for its Schooner White, and Gold medals for 2014 Homestead Riesling, 2014 Sauvignon Blanc, White Cat, and Light Port.

Other winners included Black Willow 2015 Diamond (Gold and Best of Class) and 2015 Trilogy Red (Gold), with other Gold medals going to Chateau Lafayette Reneau 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon Owner's Reserve; Torrey Ridge 2015 Baco Noir; Glenora 2015 Vidal Ice Wine, 2015 Pinot Blanc, and 2015 Chardonnay; Hosmer 2015 Pinot Gris; Lamoreaux Landing 2015 Estate Riesling Round Rock Vineyard (Double Gold and Best of Class); Liberty Vineyards &Winery Fredonia; Penguin Bay 2015 Dry Riesling, 2012 Cabernet Franc Reserve, and 2015 Riesling; Swedish Hill 2015 Dry Riesling, and 2015 Riesling; Thirsty Owl 2015 Pinot Noir, and 2015 Riesling; Wagner 2014 Riesling Ice (Double Gold and Best of Class), and 2015 Semi-Dry Riesling; and Whitecliff 2013 Petit Verdot.

More competitions are coming up soon, so keep your eyes open for lots more New York Gold.