Trinity Hill Wins big at Sydney International Wine

Trinity Hill Wins Top Wine at the Sydney International Wine Competition

On Saturday 25 February, John Hancock, Trinity Hill’s President and Founder accepted three trophies at the Sydney International Wine Competition Awards Banquet for the Trinity Hill Gimblett Gravels Syrah 2010. “Our Gimblett Gravels Syrah is a triumph for us and reflects the dedication and skill of our vineyard and winemaking teams” reported John.

The wine was awarded :

1. Joy Lake Memorial Championship Trophy for Best Wine of Competition;
2. Mark de Havilland Memorial Trophy for Best Red Wine of Competition and;
3. Perpetual Trophy for Best Lighter Bodied Dry Red Table Wine.

The 2010 Gimblett Gravels Syrah was one of 6 wines from Trinity Hill that was awarded a Blue Gold Medal and one of the 5 named in the Top 100.

Our other Top 100 Blue Gold Medal winners are;
 2010 Gimblett Gravels Syrah
 2010 Gimblett Gravels Tempranillo
 2010 Gimblett Gravels Viognier
 2010 Hawkes Bay Syrah
 2010 Hawkes Bay Merlot

Also awarded a Blue Gold Medal was our 2010 Gimblett Gravels Noble Viognier.
“All of our winning wines are from the 2010 vintage which was outstanding in Hawkes Bay – particularly for our reds”. Warren Gibson, Trinity Hill’s Chief winemaker says, “These wines are well matched to food due to the good balance we achieved in all of these wines. We are delighted with this result”.
The Sydney International Wine Competition boasts an extensive selection process and differentiates itself from other competitions by judging wines alongside appropriate foods.

The Competition entries are limited to 2000 wines. Blue Gold medals are awarded to the top 200 wines of the competition.

The Top 100 Awards represent only 5% of wines entered.
For more information about the 2012 Top 100 Blue Gold Winning wines and the other quality wines produced at Trinity Hill visit our website