Tyrrell’s Wines represent Hunter strengths at National Wine Show & Hobart Wine Show
Mon, November 28th 2016
Tyrrell’s Wines received gold medals across the three iconic Hunter varietals at the National Wine Show of Australia last Thursday night; Semillon, Chardonnay and Shiraz. With the Cre8ive Trophy for Best Semillon going to the 2009 Vat 1 Semillon, the OPCIT Trophy for Best Single Vineyard Dry White going to the 2015 Belford Chardonnay and two golds for their 2014 Hunter reds, showcasing Tyrrell’s strengths and the strengths of the Hunter region.
Perhaps the most exciting win for Tyrrell’s was for the Belford Semillon – awarded the Dan Murphy’s White Wine of Provenance for the 2016, 2009 and 2005 vintages. This is the sixth Wine of Provenance award that Tyrrell’s Wines has received, and the second for the Belford Semillon, which also won at this year’s Hunter Valley Wine Show for the 2016, 2013 and 2005 vintages.
Managing Director, Bruce Tyrrell says, “The most important trophy to me is the Wine of Provenance, as it really recognises what the Hunter Valley is all about; wines with a sense of place and the ability to live and improve in the bottle”
Tyrrell’s Wines received a total of 1 Wine of Provenance, 2 trophies, 2 top golds, and an additional 4 golds, 4 silvers and 5 bronze at the National Wine Show of Australia.
The Hobart Wine Show the previous Thursday, also produced awards across the full range of Tyrrell’s wines, with the most notable received by the iconic 2005 Vat 1 Hunter Semillon. This wine was awarded the Gasworks Cellar Door Trophy for Best Varietal White, bringing the 2005 Vat 1 Semillon’s show tally up to a total of 28 trophies and 51 gold medals.
Tyrrell’s Wines received a total of 1 trophy, 3 gold, 3 silver and 14 bronze medals at the Royal Hobart International Wine Show, representing a 91% strike rate of medals to entries.
Full Show Results: