IRISH WINE SHOW "STAR AWARDS" 2015-2016

IRISH WINE SHOW “STAR AWARDS 2015-2016 COLLECTION”

The Irish Wine Show “Star Awards” 2015-2016 Collection is a selection of wines especially chosen by wine experts in the National Off-Licence Association and independent wine writers, Leslie Williams and Mary Dowey and is supported by a suite of POS available exclusively to off-licences which are members of the Association.

 

In excess of 600 wines were submitted to the Star Award adjudication panel.  Points were awarded on the basis of appearance, smell, taste and value for money criteria and the top three wines were selected as the best wines, from the key suppliers and awarded either a Gold, Silver or Bronze Star.

 

 

 

Click to view Brochure for all the Gold, Silver & Bronze Star Winners

 

 

 

 

GOLD STAR AWARD WINNERS

OLD WORLD WHITE

Old World White Under €10 Portuga Vinho Regional Lisboa 2014, Portugal

Old World White Under €15 In Vino Erotico Blanc 2014, Coteaux du Libron, France

Old World White Under €20 Suavia Soave Classico D.O.C. 2014, Veneto, Italy WHITE WINE OF THE YEAR 2015-2016

 

NEW WORLD WHITE

New World White Under €10 Meerestein Chenin Pinot Grigio 2014, Western Cape, South Africa

New World White Under €15 Danie De Wet Chardonnay Sur Lie 2015, Robertson, South Africa

New World White Under €20 Penfold's Koonunga Hill Autumn Riesling 2014,  South Australia

OLD WORLD RED

Old World Red Under €10 Lab Vinho Regional Lisboa 2014 Lisboa, Portugal

Old World Red Under €15 El Coto Crianza 2011, Roija, Spain

Old World Red Under €20 Ondarre Rioja Reserva 2010, Rioja, Spain  WINE OF THE YEAR 2015-2016

NEW WORLD

New World Red Under €10 Lindeman's Cawarra Shiraz Cabernet 2014, S.E. Australia

New World Red Under €15 Montes Classic Series Colchagua Merlot 2013, Colchagua, Chile

New World Red Under €20 d'Arenberg d'Arrys Original Shiraz Grenache 2012, McLaren Vale, Australia

ROSÉ

Rose Under €15 Chivite Gran Feudo Rosé, 2014, Navarra, Spain

SPARKLING & CHAMPAGNE

Sparkling Wine Under €25 La Marca Prosecco Spumante N.V., Treviso, Italy

Champagne Under €60 Piper Heidsieck N.V., Champagne, France

 

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