2014 Ontario Wine Awards

The final results from the 2014 Ontario Wine Awards

Sparkling Wine Awards

  • Gold: Peller Estates NV Ice Cuvée Rosé
  • Gold: Peller Estates NV Ice Cuvée Classic
  • Silver: Trius NV Trius Brut
  • Bronze: 13th Street 2007 Grand Cuvée
  • Bronze: Angels Gate 2011 Archangel Chardonnay

Dry Riesling Award

  • Gold: Château des Charmes 2012 ‘Old Vines’ Riesling, Estate Bottled
  • Gold: Henry of Pelham Estate 2009 Speck Family Reserve Riesling
  • Silver: Hinterbrook Estate 2012 Riesling
  • Bronze: Flat Rock Cellars 2013 Nadja’s Vineyard

Semi-Dry Riesling Award

  • Gold: Trius 2012 Showcase Ghost Creek Riesling
  • Silver: Mike Weir Estate 2012 Riesling
  • Bronze: Tawse 2012 Quarry Road Riesling

Dry White Varietal Award

  • Gold: Château des Charmes 2012 Aligoté. St. David’s Bench Vineyard
  • Silver: Union Wines 2011 Gold
  • Bronze: Hernder Estate 2011 Vida

Gewürztraminer Award

  • Silver: Riverview Cellars 2012 Gewürztraminer
  • Bronze: Calamus Estates 2013 Gewürztraminer

Pinot Blanc/Pinot Gris

  • Silver: Peller Estates 2012 Private Reserve Pinot Gris
  • Silver: Pelee Island 2012 Singing Moon Pinot Blanc
  • Bronze: PondView Estate 2013 Pinot Grigio

Sauvignon Blanc/Sémillon Award

  • Gold: Trius 2012 Showcase Clean Slate Wild Ferment Sauvignon Blanc
  • Silver: Jackson-Triggs 2012 Delaine Fumé Blanc
  • Silver: Jackson-Triggs 2012 Grand Reserve White Meritage

Oaked Chardonnay Award ~ Under $20

  • Gold: Angels Gate 2010 Mountainview Chardonnay
  • Silver: Niagara College Teaching Winery 2011 Balance Barrel Fermented Chardonnay
  • Bronze: Magnotta 2012 Kittling Ridge Chardonnay Barrel Fermented Limited Edition

Oaked Chardonnay Award ~ Over $20

  • Gold: Exultet Estates 2012 Chardonnay
  • Silver: Tawse 2010 Estate Chardonnay
  • Bronze: Palatine Hills Estate 2010 Neufeld Vineyard Chardonnay

Unoaked Chardonnay Award

  • Gold: Malivoire Wine Company 2013 Musqué Spritz
  • Silver: Mike Weir Estate 2012 Weir Family Vineyard Unoaked Chardonnay
  • Bronze: Vineland Estates 2011 Chardonnay Musqué
  • Bronze: Château des Charmes 2012 Chardonnay Musqué, Estate Bottled

Rosé/Blanc de Noir Award

  • Gold: Sue-Ann Staff Estate 2012 Rosé
  • Silver: Ridgepoint Wines 2013 White Cabernet
  • Bronze: Coopers Hawk Vineyards 2013 Rosé

Gamay Award

  • Gold: Château des Charmes 2012 Gamay Noir, Estate Bottled
  • Silver: Malivoire Wine Company 2012 Courtney Gamay
  • Bronze: Peller Estates 2012 Private Reserve Gamay Noir

Pinot Noir Award

  • Gold: Angels Gate 2010 Mountainview Pinot Noir
  • Gold: Rosewood Estates 2012 Origin Pinot Noir
  • Silver: Kew Vineyard Estate 2012 Pinot Noir
  • Bronze: Le Clos Jordanne 2011 Claystone Terrace Pinot Noir

Red Hybrid Award

  • Gold: Malivoire Wine Company 2012 Old Vines Foch
  • Silver: Henry of Pelham Estate 2011 Baco Noir Reserve
  • Bronze: Sandbanks Estate 2012 Dunes Red

Cabernet Sauvignon Award

  • Gold: Ravine Vineyard Estate 2010 Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Silver: Riverview Cellars 2011 Salvatore’s Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Bronze: Peller Estates 2010 Signature Series Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Bronze: Colio Estate Wines 2012 Bricklayer’s Reward Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Franc Award

  • Silver: Thirty Bench Vineyards 2011 Small Lot Cabernet Franc
  • Silver: Peller Estates 2011 Signature Series Cabernet Franc
  • Bronze: Stoney Ridge Cellars 2010 Cabernet Franc

Merlot Award

  • Gold: Angels Gate 2012 Merlot
  • Silver: Rosewood Estaes 2012 Origin Merlot
  • Bronze: Tawse 2010 Member Select Merlot

Syrah/Shiraz Award

  • Gold: Jackson-Triggs 2011 Delaine Syrah
  • Silver: Tawse 2010 Member Select Syrah
  • Bronze: Lailey Vineyards 2012 Syrah

Meritage and Cabernet / Merlot Blends Award

  • Gold: The Foreign Affair 2010 Temptress
  • Silver: Trius 2012 Red
  • Bronze: Redstone 2010 Meritage

Late Harvest Award

  • Gold: Peller Estate 2012 Private Reserve Late Harvest Vida
  • Silver: Pillitteri Estates 2012 Select Late Harvest Riesling
  • Bronze: Inniskillin 2013 Discovery Series Botrytis Affected Viognier

Vidal Icewine Award

  • Gold: Inniskillin 2011 Sparkling Vidal Icewine
  • Silver: Inniskillin 2012 Vidal Icewine
  • Bronze: Château des Charmes 2012 Vidal Icewine, Estate Bottled

Vinifera Icewine Award

  • Gold: Inniskillin 2012 Sparkling Cabernet Franc Icewine
  • Silver: Château des Charmes 2012 Cabernet Franc Icewine, Estate Bottled
  • Bronze: Jackson-Triggs 2012 Reserve Cabernet Franc Icewine

Appassimento Red Award

  • Gold: Rennie Estate 2011 G
  • Silver: The Foreign Affair 2010 Gran Q
  • Bronze: Burning Kiln 2010 Kiln Hanger-The Sequel

Blended White Award

  • Gold: Vineland Estates 2012 Chenin Blanc
  • Silver: Redstone 2013 Viognier
  • Bronze: Burning Kiln 2010 Chenin Blanc
  • Bronze: Rockway Glen Estate 2012 White Assemblage
  • Bronze: Flat Rock Cellars 2012 Twisted
  • Bronze: Inniskillin 2013 Reserve Series Viognier

Blended Red Award

  • Gold: Inniskillin 2010 Winemaker’s Series Shiraz-Cabernet
  • Silver: Wayne Gretzky Estate 2011 No.99 Estate Series Shiraz Cabernet
  • Bronze: Tawse 2010 T-Blend
  • Bronze: Vineland Estates 2012 Pinot Meunir

Red Wine of the Year Award

  • Angels Gate 2010 Mountainview Pinot Noir
  • White Wine of the Year Award
  • Château des Charmes 2012 ‘Old Vines’ Riesling, Estate Bottled

Winemaker of the Year Award

  • Brian Schmidt, Vineland Estates Winery