Essex Winer Review

2014 All Canadian Wine Championship results for local (Lake Erie North Shore wineries)

The Wineries of Lake Erie North Shore were awarded 23 medals at the 2014 All Canadian Wine Championship (ACWC). The break down of awards are as follows:

DOUBLE GOLD
Colio Estate Wines (1)
Viewpointe Estate Winery (1)

GOLD
Black Bear Farms (2)
Pelee Island Winery (1)

SILVER
Black Bear Farms (1)
Colio Estate Wines (1)
Cooper’s Hawk Vineyards (1)
Early Acres (1)
Muscedere Vineyards (1)
Pelee Island Winery (1)
Sprucewood Estate Winery (1)
Viewpointe Estate Winery (1)

BRONZE
Muscedere Vineyards (2)
Oxley Esates (2)
Pelee Island Winery (2)
Cooper’s Hawk Vineyards (1)
Sprucewood Estate Winery (1)
Viewpointe Estate Winery (1)
Colio Estate Wines (1)

The following is the list of the category that each winery won their award in.

Cabernet Sauvignon Under $25
DOUBLE GOLD
Colio Estate Wines Inc., ON 2012 Bricklayer’s Reward Block 7 Cabernet Sauvignon $19.95

Cabernet Sauvignon Over $25
SILVER
Muscedere Vineyards, ON 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon $30.00

Cabernet Franc Under $25
DOUBLE GOLD
Viewpointe Estate Winery, ON 2010 Focal Pointe Cabernet Franc $24.95

BRONZE
Muscedere Vineyards, ON 2012 Cabernet Franc $18.00

Cabernet Franc Over $25
BRONZE
Cooper’s Hawk Vineyards, ON 2010 Cabernet Franc Reserve $34.95

Merlot Under $25
BRONZE
Colio Estate Wines Inc., ON 2012 Bricklayer’s Reward Block 3 Merlot $19.95

Bordeaux Blends Under $25
SILVER
Sprucewood Shores Estate Winery, ON 2011 Lady in Red $14.75

BRONZE
Pelee Island Winery, ON 2012 Singing Moon Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot $13.95
Viewpointe Estate Winery, ON 2010 Balance Pointe Cabernet Merlot $24.95
Sprucewood Shores Estate Winery, ON 2010 Meritage Hawks Flight Reserve $21.95

Pinot Noir Under $25
GOLD
Pelee Island Winery, ON 2012 Alvar Pinot Noir $15.75

Baco Noir
BRONZE
Muscedere Vineyards, ON 2010 Baco Noir Reserve $18.00

Red Hybrid Blends
SILVER
Cooper’s Hawk Vineyards, ON 2012 Talon $17.95

Soft Fruit Off Dry
GOLD
Black Bear Farm Estate Winery, ON 2010 Black Currant $24.00

Soft Fruit Dessert
GOLD
Black Bear Farm Estate Winery, ON 2009 Bear’s Special Blend $20.00
SILVER
Black Bear Farm Estate Winery, ON 2009 Raspberry & Blueberry Blend $20.00

Chardonnay, Unoaked
SILVER
Early Acres Estate Winery, ON 2013 On The Pontoon $15.20

BRONZE
Oxley Estate Winery, ON 2013 Chardonnay $18.95

Riesling Dry
BRONZE
Viewpointe Estate Winery, ON 2011 Riesling $14.95

Riesling Off Dry
Silver
Colio Estate Wines Inc., ON 2013 Bricklayer?s Reward Six Rows Riesling $15.95

Pinot Gris / Grigio
BRONZE
Pelee Island Winery, ON 2013 Pinot Grigio $13.75

White Hybrid Blends
BRONZE
Oxley Estate Winery, ON 2013 Wowza White $15.95

Other Single Vitus Vinifera Whites
SILVER
Pelee Island Winery, ON 2012 Singing Moon Pinot Blanc $12.75