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20/10/2008

Canberra International Riesling Challenge - full results

The Australian and New Zealand Wine Industry Journal, proud sponsor of the Canberra International Riesling Challenge, is pleased to announce the full list of winners in this year’s event as presented on Friday night at the Hyatt Hotel.

The Best Riesling in the World Hessische Staatsweinguter GmbH Kloster Eberbach, 1991 Rauenthaler Baiken Riesling Eiswein (Class B 9/4)

Hyatt Hotel Canberra and Qantas Airlines Award for The Best Riesling from Australia and New Zealand Peter Lehmann Wines, 2003 Peter Lehmann “Wigan” Eden Valley Riesling (Class F 7 B/10)

Wolf Blass Award Presented to Louisa Rose in recognition of her outstanding winemaking contribution and setting the highest standards in the development of Riesling in Australia.

Lallemand Award for Best Current Vintage Riesling Roche Wines, 2008 Roche Premium Riesling (Class F 1 B/10)

Australia Post Award for Best Open Class Riesling Kreglinger Wine Estates, 2007 Pipers Brook Vineyard Riesling (Class F 4 G/4)

ActewAGL Award for Best Museum Class Riesling Peter Lehmann Wines, 2003 Peter Lehmann “Wigan” Eden Valley Riesling (Class F 7 B/10)

ACT Chief Minister’s Award for Best Riesling for the Canberra District Shaw Vineyard Estate, 2008 Shaw Vineyard Estate Semi-Sweet Riesling (Class F 2/3)

Tamar Valley Wine Route Inc Trophy for Best Tasmanian Riesling Kreglinger Wine Estates, 2007 Pipers Brook Vineyard Riesling (Class F 4 G/4)

Jim Murphy’s Market Cellars Award for the Best Riesling from Australia Peter Lehmann Wines, 2003 Peter Lehmann “Wigan” Eden Valley Riesling (Class F 7 B/10)

Australian Capital Tourism Award for Best Riesling from New Zealand Lawson’s Dry Hills, 2006 Lawson’s Dry Hills Riesling (Class E 4 B/3)

German Ambassador’s Trophy for Best European Riesling Hessische Staatsweinguter GmbH Kloster Eberbach, 1991 Rauenthaler Baiken Riesling Eiswein (Class B 9/4)

South African High Commission Trophy for Best South African Riesling Klein Constantia, 2006 Rhine Riesling Noble Late Harvest (Class D 6/1)

Canberra International Riesling Challenge Trophy for Best North American Riesling Ste Michelle Wine Estates, 2005 Chateau Ste Michelle & Dr Loosen Eroica White Riesling Ice Wine (Classs C 6/1)

Shaw Vineyard Estate and De Vine @ Kamberra Canberra District Prize Shaw Vineyard Estate, 2008 Shaw Vineyard Estate Semi-Sweet Riesling (Class F 2/3)

The full catalogue of results can be viewed at rieslingchallenge.com

AWRI

ICMD

SIMEI

Bayer Teldor

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