Award Winning Ontario Wines

Canadian Wine Awards LogoEach year, Wine Access magazine holds a professionally judged tasting of Canadian wines. Here’s run down of best in class for Ontario wines 2012:

Red Single Varieties: Gamay

Bronze

Huff Estates 2008 Reserve Gamay, Ontario     $25

Red Blends

Gold

Wayne Gretzky 2007 Estate Series Cabernet Merlot, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario     $22

Silver

Niagara College 2007 Dean’s List Meritage, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario     $48

Vineland Estates 2007 Reserve Cabernet Merlot, Niagara Escarpment, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario     $49

Bronze

Sandbanks Estate 2007 Cabernet Merlot, Prince Edward County, Ontario     $25

Alvento 2007 Emilie, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario     $30

Fielding Estate 2008 Cabernet-Syrah, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario     $25

Hidden Bench 2007 Terroir Caché Red Meritage, Beamsville Bench, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario     $45

Colio Estate 2006 CEV Meritage, Lake Erie North Shore, Ontario     $21

Dan Aykroyd 2008 Discovery Series Cabernet Shiraz, Ontario     $15

Angels Gate 2008 Cabernet Shiraz, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario     $15

Henry of Pelham 2008 Sibling Rivalry Red, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario     $14

Hidden Bench 2007 La Brunante, Beamsville Bench, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario     $85

Calamus 2007 Meritage, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario     $30

Creekside Estate 2007 Laura Red, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario     $23

Union 2007 Red, Ontario     $14

 

White Single Varieties: Sauvignon Blanc

Gold

Hidden Bench 2008 Rosomel Vineyard Nuit Blanche, Beamsville Bench, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario    $45

Silver

Strewn Winery 2009 Terroir Sauvignon Blanc, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario     $17

Peller Estates Niagara-on-the-Lake 2009 Signature Series Sauvignon Blanc, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario     $30

Bronze

Jackson-Triggs Niagara 2009 Proprietors’ Reserve Sauvignon Blanc, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario     $14

Lakeview Cellars 2009 Reserve Sauvignon Blanc, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario     $18

Peller Estates Niagara-on-the-Lake 2009 Private Reserve Sauvignon Blanc, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario     $19

Jackson-Triggs Okanagan 2008 Grand Reserve Sauvignon Blanc, Oliver, Okanagan Valley, British Columbia     $19

Hillebrand 2009 Trius Sauvignon Blanc, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario     $14

Nyarai Cellars 2009 Sauvignon Blanc, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario     $19

 

White Blends

Silver

Coyote’s Run 2009 Five Mile, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario     $14

Jackson-Triggs Niagara 2008 Proprietors’ Grand Reserve White Meritage, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario     $25

Birchwood 2008 Fresh Gewürztraminer Riesling, Ontario     $12

Henry of Pelham 2009 Sibling Rivalry White, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario     $14

Flat Rock Cellars 2009 Twisted, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario     $17

Bronze

Inniskillin 2008 Reserve Series Brae Blanc, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario    $15

Reif Estate 2009 Chardonnay Sauvignon Blanc, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario     $12

Reif Estate 2009 Trend White, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario     $14

Hillebrand 2009 Trius White, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario     $20

Flat Rock Cellars 2008 Seriously Twisted, Twenty Mile Bench, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario     $23

 

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