Medal Worthy Drops
NZ producers picked up a swathe of trophies at the 2006 Decanter World Wine Awards this month. The medal haul included 86 bronze, 36 silver and one gold medal, for the 2005 Sacred Hill Sauvignon Blanc. Special awards went to the Bridge PA Vineyard Louis Syrah 2004 (Regional NZ Rhone over £10), Cairnbrae Wild South Sauvignon Blanc 2005 (International Sauvignon Blanc under £10), Grove Mill Riesling 2004 (International Riesling under £10), Morton Estate Coriglio 2002 (International Chardonnay over £10) and Wild Rock ‘Cupid’s Arrow’ Pinot Noir 2005 (Regional Pinot Noir under £10). The highly respected London based awards are run by Decanter wine magazine.