Final 2012 Indiana wine fair judging results
April 27, 2012
Gold: Harmony Winery, Malbec, NV (89 POINTS)
Silver: Huber Winery, Heritage 2008
Bronze: Oliver Winery, Zinfandel 2009
Gold: Best Vineyards, Concord NV 87 POINTS
Silver: Indian Creek Winery, "Cardinal Red" NV
Bronze: River City Winery, "Colonel's Legacy" NV
Gold: Huber Winery, Catawba NV (BEST OF SHOW, 98 POINTS)
Silver: Brown County Winery, "Vista Rose" NV
Bronze: Monkey Hollow, "Pasture Limit" NV
Gold: Huber Winery, Vignoles (88 POINTS)
Silver: Cedar Creek Winery, "Butterfly Kiss" NV
Bronze: Turtle Run Winery, Traminette NV
Gold: Oliver Winery, Creekbend, Vignoles 2010 (88 POINTS)
Silver: Best Vineyards, Catawba NV
Bronze: Buck Creek Winery, "Der Champion" NV
Gold: Chateau Pomije, "Late Harvest" NV (86 POINTS)
Silver: Huber Winery, Black Raspberry
Bronze: Cedar Creek, "Harvest Moon Cab" NV
Gold: Winzerwald Winery "Cherry Red" (96 POINTS)
Silver: River City Winery, "Market House Elderberry"
Bronze: Cedar Creek Winery, "Peach Paradise"
The big surprise of the day was the Catawba from Huber Winery, which was delightfully crisp, fruity and dry "highly suggestive of Provence" according to Ole Olson, the "Pontiff of Palate". The "Vista Rose" from Brown County was a very close second in this category, earning enough points to eclipse gold medal winners in other categories. "These are refreshing wines to enjoy on a hot summer day" decrees the Pontiff.
The Huber Catawba received a 98 point score, the best in show, and recognition as "Indiana's Own" for being grown in the Hoosier state.