Placer Vintners win 46 medals in Chronicle wine competition

The largest competition of American wines in the world names the best of the best. With 7,164 entries this year, the final results are in and Placer County’s vintners hauled in 46 medals including 12 bronze, 25 silver, 6 gold, one double gold and two best of class awards. Congratulations to all the winners and especially to Casque Wines for picking up the two best of class awards beating out all of the other entries in those categories. This is yet another strong showing affirming the high caliber and quality of wines being produced locally right here in Placer County.

You can view the complete results here at http://WineJudging.com.

Bear River Winery
2012 Barbera – Silver

Dono dal Cielo
2013 Zinfandel – Silver
2013 Petite Sirah – Silver

Fawnridge Winery
2012 Old Vine Zinfandel – Gold
2013 Chardonnay – Silver
2012 Cabernet Sauvignon – Bronze

Le Casque
2014 Viognier – Silver
2014 Sergent – Best of Class
2012 Cabernet Sauvignon – Best of Class
2012 Cabernet Franc – Silver

Lone Buffalo Vineyards
2013 Tatonka Tempranillo – Bronze
2013 Thunder Beast Zinfandel – Silver
2014 Bison Blanc Viognier – Bronze

Mt. Vernon Winery
2013 Cabernet Sauvignon – Silver
2012 Cabernet Franc – Bronze
2013 Cabernet Sauvignon – Silver
2012 Petite Sirah – Silver
2013 Grenache – Silver
NV Z*PS*S – Bronze
2011 Merlot – Silver

Pescatore Winery
2014 Barbera – Bronze
Popie Wines
2012 Basin Red – Silver
2012 Barbera – Silver
2012 Manoel – Bronze
2011 Zinfandel – Silver

Secret Ravine Vineyard & Winery
2013 Montepulciano – Silver
2011 Sangiovese – Bronze
2014 Sauvignon Blanc – Silver
2013 Teroldego – Bronze

Vina Castellano
2010 Abuelita – Silver
2012 Abuelito – Silver
2012 Grenache – Silver
2012 Mourvedre – Double Gold
2012 Tempranillo – Silver

Wise Villa Winery
2015 Midnight Delight White Blend – Bronze
2014 Sangiovese – Bronze
2015 Torrontes – Gold
2013 Zinfandel – Gold
2014 California Style Chardonnay – Gold
2013 Petite Sirah – Gold
2014 Malbec – Bronze
2014 Sur Lies Chardonnay – Gold
2015 Pinot Noir Rosé – Silver
2014 Touriga Nacional – Silver
2013 Syrah – Silver
2013 Cabernet Sauvignon – Silver

—Placer County Vintners Association

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