Essex Winer Review

2013 All Canadian Wine Championship results for local (Lake Erie North Shore wineries)

16 medals in total won by wineries in Lake Erie North Shore and surrounding area just outside of the VQA designation
2 Double Gold
1 Gold
6 Silver
7 Bronze

Break down of medals by wine/grape type/style
1 Sparkling Wine
7 White wines category
7 Red wines category
1 fortified / sweet wines category

Medals won by winery:
Viewpointe – 3 medals (1 Double Gold. 1 Silver, 1 Bronze)
Colchester Ridge Estate Winery – 3 medals (2 Silver, 1 Bronze)
Early Acres Estate Winery – 2 Medals (1 Gold, 1 Bronze)
Colio – 2 medals (1 Silver, 1 Bronze)
Pelee Island Winery – 2 medals (2 Bronze)
Sanson Estate Vineyards – 1 medal (1 Double Gold)
Cooper’s Hawk Vineyards – 1 medal (1 Silver)
Erie Shore Vineyard – 1 medal (1 Silver)
Aleksander Estate Winery – 1 medal (1 Bronze)

Break Down of award won:

Sparkling Wine
Silver
Colio Estate Wines Inc. N/V Girls’ Night Out Sparkling Wine $14.95

Chardonnay Unoaked
Double Gold
Viewpointe Winery, ON 2011 Chardonnay $14.95

Dry Riesling
Bronze
Colio Estate Wines Inc., ON 2012 Girls’ Night Out Riesling $12.95

Off Dry Riesling
Silver
Colchester Ridge Estate Winery, BC 2011 Riesling $14.00

Savignon Blanc
Bronze
Pelee Island Winery, ON 2012 Sauvignon Blanc Ladies $11.95

Vidal
Silver
Erie Shore Vineyard, ON 2012 Vidal $12.95

Cabernet Sauvignon under $25
Silver
Colchester Ridge Estate Winery, ON 2008 Cabernet Sauvignon $20.00

Bronze
Pelee Island Winery, ON 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon Vinedressers $19.95

Cab Franc under $25
Silver
Viewpointe Winery, ON 2008 Cabernet Franc $18.75

Bronze
Aleksander Estate Winery, ON 2011 Cabernet Franc $14.00

Bordeaux Blends Over $25
Bronze
Colchester Ridge Estate Winery, ON 2008 Grand Crew $50.00

Syrah/Shiraz Under $25
Bronze
Viewpointe Winery, ON 2008 High Pointe Syrah $19.75

Baco
Double Gold
Sanson Estate Winery, ON 2010 Baco Noir Reserve Unfiltered $24.95

Grape Fortifieds & Other Desert Wines
Silver
Cooper’s Hawk Vineyards, ON 2012 Chardonnay Musque $16.95

Single White Hybrids
Bronze
Early Acres Estate Winery, ON 2012 Just Chillin’ (Geisenheim) $14.20 *

Other Single Vitus Vinifera Whites
Gold
Early Acres Estate Winery, ON 2012 Roadside View (Auxerrois) $14.20 *



* Early Acres Estate Winery, located in Chatham Ontario is currently not part of a designated VQA wine region in Ontario. They are just outside of the Lake Erie North Shore boundaries.