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Coopers Creek Win 3 Gold Medals


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Coopers Creek Win 3 Gold Medals @ Air New Zealand Wine Awards 2006

Coopers Creek have again performed very well at the Air New Zealand Wine Awards with 3 gold, 4 silver and 13 bronze medals.

Particularly pleasing is the gold medal awarded to a wine under the brand new “Select Vineyards” label which was released in September.
The wine, Coopers Creek SV Marlborough Pinot Gris “The Pointer” 2006 was one of only six Pinot Gris wines to be awarded Gold Medal status.

In all Coopers Creek were awarded 20 medals from 25 entries.
This tally represents an 80% medal success of the wines entered compared with the 54% average for the whole show.

The awards were as follows;

GOLD - Coopers Creek Select Vineyard Marlborough Pinot Gris “The Pointer” 2006
GOLD - Coopers Creek Limited Release Marlborough Pinot Noir 2005*
GOLD - Coopers Creek Riparian Riesling 2006*

SILVER - Coopers Creek Marlborough Riesling 2006
SILVER - Coopers Creek Reserve Marlborough Pinot Noir 2004
SILVER - Coopers Creek Limited Release Gisborne Viognier 2006*
SILVER - Coopers Creek Limited Release Gisborne Gewurztraminer 2006*

BRONZE - 13 Medals - Full list of award winners at
* Produced for Cardmember Wines

This excellent result follows other successful showings, where Coopers Creek current vintage wines were awarded the following medals and trophies:

GOLD & TROPHY - Coopers Creek Gisborne Viognier 2006 - Liquorland TOP100 2006
GOLD (3 medals) - Coopers Creek Swamp Reserve Chardonnay 2005
LLTOP100 2006 / NZ International Wine Show 2006 /Sydney International Wine Challenge 2006/07
GOLD - Coopers Creek Reserve Marlborough Pinot Noir 2004 - International Cool Climate Wine Show 2006
GOLD - Coopers Creek Hawkes Bay Merlot 2005 - Royal Easter Show 2006
GOLD - Coopers Creek Hawkes Bay Chardonnay 2005 - NW Wine Awards 2006


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