Monday, November 24, 2008

Granite Belt clean sweep at 2008 Qld Wine Awards

Wine show wins for Granite Belt wines have been so frequent of late that it hard to know which to feature. This time let's pay tribute to the humble grape...five* of the six top wines at this year's prestigious Qld Wine awards were made from fruit grown in Queensland's premier wine region.

Top of the drops
  • White wine: 2007 Heritage Estate Wines Reserve Chardonnay*
  • Red wine: 2005 Robert Channon Wines Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon*
  • Sparkling wine: 2007 Sirromet Wines Petit Verdot*
  • Dessert wine: 2006 The Cedar Creek Estate Vineyard & Winery Semillon/Verdelho/Chardonnay
  • Fortified Wine: 1986 Ballandean Estate Wines Red Liqueur Muscat*.
  • Most Successful Exhibitor: Robert Channon Wines*
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