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Villa Maria - 13 Gold Medals, 18 Silver Medals

Villa Maria - 13 Gold Medals, 18 Silver Medals

Villa Maria has entered its 35th year as New Zealand's most awarded winery with a strong award performance at the Easter Show Wine Awards.

Now legendary for its top performing and premium Chardonnays it's clear Villa Maria again dominated this category with golds for five Chardonnays across four of the country's wine regions - Auckland, Gisborne, Hawkes Bay and Marlborough.

Chardonnay was not the only performer in the stable, with several golds gained for Pinot Noir along with two for the dessert wines.


The Easter Show Wine Awards is New Zealand's longest running wine competition, this year marks the 61st year. Trophy results will be announced at the awards dinner on 22 March 2014.

Summary of the results:

Gold


  • Villa Maria Reserve Gisborne Barrique Fermented Chardonnay 2012
  • Villa Maria Reserve Hawkes Bay Chardonnay 2012
  • Villa Maria Single Vineyard Ihumatao Chardonnay 2012
  • Villa Maria Single Vineyard Taylors Pass Chardonnay 2012
  • Villa Maria Single Vineyard Taylors Pass Chardonnay 2011
  • Villa Maria Cellar Selection Marlborough Late Harvest Semillon 2011
  • Villa Maria Reserve Marlborough Noble Semillon Botrytis Selection 2011
  • Villa Maria Reserve Gimblett Gravels Hawkes Bay Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot 2012
  • Villa Maria Cellar Selection Hawkes Bay Syrah 2012
  • Villa Maria Cellar Selection Marlborough Pinot Noir 2011
  • Villa Maria Single Vineyard Seddon Pinot Noir 2010
  • Villa Maria Single Vineyard Southern Clays Pinot Noir 2012
  • Villa Maria Single Vineyard Southern Clays Pinot Noir 2010

Silver


  • Villa Maria Single Vineyard Southern Clays Sauvignon Blanc 2013
  • Villa Maria Single Vineyard Taylors Pass Sauvignon Blanc 2013
  • Villa Maria Cellar Selection Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2013
  • Villa Maria Reserve Clifford Bay Sauvignon Blanc 2013
  • Villa Maria Reserve Marlborough Dry Riesling 2011
  • Villa Maria Cellar Selection Hawkes Bay Arneis 2013
  • Villa Maria Reserve Marlborough Dry Riesling 2012
  • Villa Maria Private Bin East Coast Gewurztraminer 2013
  • Villa Maria Private Bin Gisborne Viognier 2013
  • Villa Maria Reserve Marlborough Chardonnay 2012
  • Villa Maria Single Vineyard Taylors Pass Chardonnay 2010
  • Villa Maria Cellar Selection Marlborough Pinot Noir 2012
  • Villa Maria Reserve Marlborough Pinot Noir 2012
  • Villa Maria Single Vineyard Seddon Pinot Noir 2012
  • Villa Maria Single Vineyard Taylors Pass Pinot Noir 2011
  • Villa Maria Cellar Selection Hawkes Bay Merlot Cabernet Sauvignon 2012
  • Villa Maria Reserve Gimblett Gravels Hawkes Bay Syrah 2010
  • Villa Maria Reserve Marlborough Noble Riesling Botrytis Selection 2012
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