2019 Best Trophy Winners

SPARKLING WINE

93

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Hatten Wines, Hatten Wines Sparkling Brut Tunjung, NV

BEST TROPHY

 

A beautiful tropical perfume of lychee, mango and peach. The palate has good concentration and is fresh and well balanced. A delicious wine that is unique and refreshing.

WHITE WINE

95

Grande Polaire Yamanashi Koshu Barrel Fe

Grande Polaire, Grande Polaire Yamanashi Koshu Barrel Fermentation, 2017

BEST TROPHY

 

Some complexities beyond a fruit spectrum of citrus peel and nectarines, integrated lees and subtle oak. The palate is textural, with very balanced fruit weight and oak. Finish is long and well handled.

RED WINE

95

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Château Mercian, Château Mercian Hosaka Muscat Bailey A 2014

BEST TROPHY

 

Moderate colour density, clean and bright hue. Very charming nose with sweet-sour plums and integrated toasty oak. The palate is savoury, well structured, with a good backbone of acidity bringing freshness and length. A delightful wine.

SWEET WINE

Ice Wine Golden Vessel 2015 蔡龙麟冰酒(金鼎)201

95

Liaoning Sanhe Winery, Ice Wine Golden Vessel, 2015

BEST TROPHY

 

Strong noble rot characters, with honey, dried apricot and fig aromas. The palate is lovely and sweet with the acid providing great balance. A juicy and clean finish.

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