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Angove’s Nine Vines Rosé collects more gold
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Angove’s stunning 2007 Nine Vines Grenache Shiraz Rosé has just been awarded a Top 100 Blue Gold Award at the Sydney International Wine Competition, one the few competitions in the world where wines are judged with food. This is the second time Nine Vines Rosé has received this award with the 2005 vintage collecting the same award in 2006. Nine Vines 2007 Grenache Shiraz Rosé is also in the running for a ‘Best Value’ trophy to be announced in March at a gala dinner in Sydney.
“We are thrilled with this result,” ngove’s Rosé Maestro Tony Ingle said.
“It confirms we are on the right track stylistically and also the suitability for this wine with modern food.”
Angove’s Nine Vines Rosé 2007 has also collected numerous accolades in the latest release wine guides and Top 100’s including a ‘Bloody Good’ rating from Peter Forrestal in Quaff 2008 and 92 Points and highest scoring Rosé from the panel compiling the Adelaide Advertiser Top 100. At the International Wine Value Awards in Canada, Nine Vines 2007 Grenache Shiraz collected the ‘Best Rosé’ Award. Not a bad effort for a wine retailing for around $15.
Launched in 2003 as a stand alone Grenache Shiraz Rosé, Nine Vines has had phenomenal global growth that has really only been limited by suitable grape supply. The range now includes a Viognier & Shiraz Viognier and is exported to over 15 countries where Angove’s winemakers modern take of the traditional ‘Rhone’ varieties has had instant appeal.