Four cheers for Sydney wine comp

Last updated 10:09 28/02/2013

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Four Marlborough wine labels took home a trophy from the 2013 Sydney International Wine Competition.

Marlborough wines won the awards for best sparkling, aromatic, sauvignon blanc and pinot noir varieties.

Daniel Le Brun Blanc de Blanc 2002 won the Lanson International Diffusion Perpetual Trophy for best sparkling wine; Giesen Wines Marlborough Riesling 2012 won the John Ryan Memorial Perpetual Trophy for best aromatic wine; Framingham Wines Sauvignon Blanc 2012 won the Perpetual Trophy for best sauvignon blanc wine; and Yealands Estate Reserve Pinot Noir 2011 won the J F Hillebrand New Zealand Ltd Perpetual Trophy for best pinot noir wine.

More than 2000 wines were entered in the competition, and 24 were awarded trophies.

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- The Marlborough Express


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