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Sweet Success for Trinity Hill

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17 March 2008

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‘Sweet Success for Trinity Hill at 2008 Royal Easter Wine Show Awards’

Renowned for the tremendous quality of their wines and with more than 830 awards in just eleven years of operation, Trinity Hill have been awarded yet another trophy.

The Trinity Hill Gimblett Gravels Noble Viognier 2007 was awarded the Riedel Trophy for Champion Sweet Wine at the 2008 Royal Easter Wine Show. Commenting on the accolade, Chief Winemaker and Director John Hancock said, “While we have achieved recognition right across our wine range, this is the first for one of our sweet wines.” He continues, “We are really excited to win awards like these for both ourselves and for the region.”

Chairman of Judges, Master of Wine Bob Campbell said the sweet wine class was of a high calibre. “New Zealand makes some excellent sweet wines and we were fortunate to see a number of them in this class. However, this wine was a clear winner with its tremendous intensity of flavour, seamless texture and wonderful balance.” Commenting on Viognier in general, Campbell said, “The variety appears to have an assured future, particularly in Hawke’s Bay.”


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