Seventeen make The Wine Merchant Top 100
The Wine Merchant has revealed their Top 100 winners for 2021 and we're delighted that 17 of our wines have secured a Top 100 place, including coveted trophies for Sandeman and Devaux.
The Sandeman 40-Year-Old Tawny Port NV has been awarded the Best Fortified Trophy, while the Devaux D Rosé Aged 5 Years NV scooped the Best Sparkling Trophy.
A further 15 wines from Bodegas LAN, Capezzana, Devaux, Dominio do Bibei, Fèlsina Berardenga, Giant Steps, Jean-Claude Boisset, Kaiken, Montes, Poggio al Tesoro, Sandeman, Spice Route, Valdespino and Vigneti del Vulture are also Top 100 Winners, as follows:
Bodegas LAN `Xtrème Ecológico` Organic Rioja Crianza 2018 (available from September)
Capezzana `Ghiaie della Furba` 2017 (available from September)
Devaux Cuvée D Aged 5 Years NV
Dominio do Bibei `Lapola` White Ribeira Sacra 2018
Dominio do Bibei `Lalama` Red Ribeira Sacra 2016 (sold out)
Fèlsina Berardenga `Rancia` Chianti Classico Riserva 2018 (available from September)
Giant Steps Yarra Valley Chardonnay 2020
Jean-Claude Boisset Saint-Aubin 1er Cru `En Remilly` 2018
Kaiken `Mai` Mendoza Malbec 2016
Montes Alpha Aconcagua Pinot Noir 2019
Poggio al Tesoro `Il Seggio` Bolgheri 2018
Sandeman 30-Year-Old Tawny Port NV
Spice Route `Chakalaka` Swartland 2017
Valdespino Oloroso `Solera 1842` VOS NV
Vigneti del Vulture `Piano del Cerro` Aglianico del Vulture 2018
The Wine Merchant Top 100 competition is now in its eighth year, and is judged by a 57-strong panel of independent wine merchants. This year saw a record number of 924 wines entered from across the world, covering a wide range of varieties, styles and price points. For more information, please visit the competition website.