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Sunday, February 5, 2012

Barboursville Wine Honored in International Competition

Virginia wines scored well at two high-level competitions last month.

At the Winemaker Challenge International Wine Competition in San Diego.
  • Barboursville: 2010 Viognier Reserve, best in class; 2009 Cabernet Franc Reserve, best in class; 2009 Octagon, gold medal; 2008 Octagon, silver; 2009 Nebbiolo Reserve, silver; 2009 Petit Verdot Reserve, silver
  •  Jefferson Vineyards: 2010 Cabernet Franc Monticello, gold; 2008 Meritage Monticello, silver; 2010 Petit Verdot Monticello, silver
At the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
  • Barboursville: 2008 Cabernet Franc, best in class; 2010 Viognier Reserve, 2007 Octagon, both silver
  • Barrel Oak Winery: 2010 Chardonnay Reserve, double gold; 2010 Chardonnay, 2010 Viognier, both silver; 2009 Cabernet Franc, 2009 Petit Verdot, both bronze
  • Barren Ridge Vineyards: 2009 Tinkling Spring, silver; 2008 Meritage, bronze
  • Doukenie Winery: 2009 Cabernet Franc, 2010 Chardonnay, 2009 Merlot, all silver; 2009 Vintners Reserve, bronze
  • Gray Ghost Vineyards: 2010 Late Harvest Adieu, silver; 2010 Chardonnay Reserve, bronze
  • Keswick Vineyards: 2010 Merlot, 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon Estate Reserve, both silver
  • Philip Carter Winery: 2010 Cabernet Franc, 2010 Chardonnay, both bronze
  • Rappahannock Cellars: 2009 Cabernet Franc, silver; 2010 Viognier, bronze
Click here to read more of the article By: Jack Berninger | Richmond Times Dispatch

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