Livermore Wineries Shine at the 2014 SF Chronicle Wine Competition

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We have been on a little vacation from blogging, but Livermore’s showing in the 2014 SF Chronicle Wine Competition was a good reason to put fingers to keys.  Here are the results for the wineries in the Livermore AVA.

 

3 Steves Winery 413 – Zinfandel – $30.00 to $34.99 2011 Cienega Valley Zinfandel $31.00 Red Sweepstake
3 Steves Winery 213 B – Chardonnay – $20.00 to $24.99 2012 Livermore Valley Chardonnay $24.00 Silver
3 Steves Winery 465 A – Cabernet Franc 2011 Livermore Valley Cabernet Franc $35.00 Silver

 

Auburn James 216 – Chardonnay – $35.00 to $39.99 2011 Calistoga Bella Vista Chardonnay $36.00 Silver
Auburn James 458 B – Cabernet Sauvignon – $60.00 & Over 2009 Calistoga Bella Vista RDH Cabernet Sauvignon $110.00 Silver
Auburn James 458 B – Cabernet Sauvignon – $60.00 & Over 2010 Napa Valley Reverence Ranch Cabernet Sauvignon $100.00 Silver
Auburn James 474 – Bordeaux Blends – $50.00 & Over 2009 Napa Valley Artist Series Meritage $85.00 Bronze
Auburn James 474 – Bordeaux Blends – $50.00 & Over 2009 Napa Valley Meritage $60.00 Bronze

 

Bent Creek Wines 431 – Syrah/Shiraz – $20.00 to $24.99 2011 Livermore Valley Syrah $23.00 Gold
Bent Creek Wines 412 A – Zinfandel – $25.00 to $29.99 2011 Livermore Valley Zinfandel $25.00 Silver
Bent Creek Wines 436 B – Petite Sirah – $20.00 & Over 2011 Livermore Valley Petite Sirah $25.00 Silver
Bent Creek Wines 453 B – Cabernet Sauvignon – $25.00 to $29.99 2011 Livermore Valley Cabernet Sauvignon $29.00 Silver
Bent Creek Wines 465 A – Cabernet Franc 2011 Livermore Valley Cabernet Franc $27.00 Silver
Bent Creek Wines 804 – Port 2011 Livermore Valley Vintage Port $23.00 Bronze
Bent Creek Wines 212 B – Chardonnay – $15.00 to $19.99 2011 Livermore Valley Chardonnay $19.00 Bronze

 

Caddis 490 – Tempranillo 2011 Livermore Valley Tempranillo $38.00 Double Gold
Caddis 433 – Syrah/Shiraz – $30.00 to $39.99 2010 Livermore Valley Syrah $38.00 Gold
Caddis 499 B – All Red Blends – Over $35.00 2010 Livermore Valley Better Together $42.00 Bronze

 

Cedar Mountain Winery 497 B – All Red Blends – $15.00 – $24.99 2009 Livermore Valley Blanches & Thatcher Bay Vnyd Duet $22.00 Silver
Cedar Mountain Winery 436 A – Petite Sirah – $20.00 & Over 2009 Livermore Valley Rios Lovell Reserve Petite Sirah $28.00 Silver
Cedar Mountain Winery 432 – Syrah/Shiraz – $25.00 to $29.99 2009 Livermore Valley Reserve Syrah $28.00 Bronze
Cedar Mountain Winery 412 B – Zinfandel – $25.00 to $29.99 2009 Livermore Valley Reserve Zinfandel $28.00 Bronze

 

Charles R Vineyards 431 – Syrah/Shiraz – $20.00 to $24.99 2008 Livermore Valley Syrah $23.00 Silver
Charles R Vineyards 436 B – Petite Sirah – $20.00 & Over 2009 Livermore Valley Petite Sirah $28.00 Silver
Charles R Vineyards 452 – Cabernet Sauvignon – $20.00 to $24.99 2008 Livermore Valley Cabernet Sauvignon $24.00 Silver

 

Concannon Vineyard 281 A – White Blends $15.00 & Over 2012 Livermore Valley Reserve Assemblage Blanc $18.00 Best of Class
Concannon Vineyard 436 B – Petite Sirah – $20.00 & Over 2010 Livermore Valley Reserve Petite Sirah $40.00 Double Gold
Concannon Vineyard 451 – Cabernet Sauvignon – $15.00 to $19.99 2011 Livermore Valley Conservancy Cabernet Sauvignon $15.00 Silver
Concannon Vineyard 436 A – Petite Sirah – $20.00 & Over 2010 Livermore Valley Reserve Captain Joe’s Petite Sirah $36.00 Silver
Concannon Vineyard 436 A – Petite Sirah – $20.00 & Over 2010 Livermore Valley Reserve Nina’s Cuvee Petite Sirah $36.00 Silver
Concannon Vineyard 436 A – Petite Sirah – $20.00 & Over 2009 Livermore Valley Reserve, Polo Field Petite Sirah $36.00 Silver
Concannon Vineyard 454 – Cabernet Sauvignon – $30.00 to $34.99 2010 Livermore Valley Mother Vine Cabernet Sauvignon $34.99 Silver
Concannon Vineyard 212 A – Chardonnay – $15.00 to $19.99 2011 Livermore Valley Conservancy Chardonnay $15.00 Bronze
Concannon Vineyard 455 – Cabernet Sauvignon – $35.00 to $39.99 2010 Livermore Valley Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon $32.00 Bronze
Concannon Vineyard 497 B – All Red Blends – $15.00 – $24.99 2011 Livermore Valley Reserve Stampmaker’s Red $20.00 Bronze

 

Crooked Vine Winery 472 – Bordeaux Blends – $30.00 to $39.99 2011 Livermore Valley Moxie Meritage $34.00 Bronze
Crooked Vine Winery 436 A – Petite Sirah – $20.00 & Over 2010 Livermore Valley Del Arroyo Vineyard Petite Sirah $34.00 Bronze
Crooked Vine Winery 433 – Syrah/Shiraz – $30.00 to $39.99 2010 Livermore Valley Del Arroyo Vineyard Syrah $33.00 Bronze
Crooked Vine Winery 100 – Dry 2012 Livermore Valley Del Arroyo Vineyard Pinot Noir Rose $26.00 Bronze

 

Cuda Ridge Wines 466 – Petit Verdot 2011 Livermore Valley Petit Verdot $34.00 Silver
Cuda Ridge Wines 454 – Cabernet Sauvignon – $30.00 to $34.99 2010 Livermore Valley Black Label Cabernet Sauvignon $34.00 Silver
Cuda Ridge Wines 454 – Cabernet Sauvignon – $30.00 to $34.99 2011 Livermore Valley Cabernet Sauvignon $34.00 Silver
Cuda Ridge Wines 465 A – Cabernet Franc 2011 Livermore Valley Cabernet Franc $30.00 Bronze
Cuda Ridge Wines 444 – Merlot – $25.00 to $29.99 2011 Livermore Valley Merlot $27.00 Bronze

 

Darcie Kent Vineyards 251 – Grüner Veltliner 2011 Monterey Blackjack Gruner Veltliner $18.00 Gold
Darcie Kent Vineyards 215 – Chardonnay – $30.00 to $34.99 2012 Livermore Valley Demayo Chardonnay $30.00 Silver
Darcie Kent Vineyards 403 – Pinot Noir – $30.00 to $34.99 2011 Monterey Pinot Noir $30.00 Silver
Darcie Kent Vineyards 499 B – All Red Blends – Over $35.00 2010 Livermore Valley Crown Block Red Wine $40.00 Silver

 

Eagle Ridge Vineyard 436 B – Petite Sirah – $20.00 & Over 2009 Livermore Valley Eagle ridge Vineyard Petite Sirah $31.00 Bronze
Eagle Ridge Vineyard 243 – Pinot Gris/Pinot Grigio – $15.00 & Over 2012 Livermore Valley Eagle Ridge Vineyard Pinot Grigio $21.00 Bronze

 

Enoteca Five 465 B – Cabernet Franc 2011 Livermore Silvaspoon Vineyard Cabernet Franc $28.00 Silver

 

entwine 211 A – Chardonnay – $10.00 to $14.99 2011 California Chardonnay $12.99 Silver
entwine 441 – Merlot- $10.00 to $ 14.99 2011 California Merlot $12.99 Bronze
entwine 242 – Pinot Gris/Pinot Grigio – Up to $14.99 2012 California Pinot Grigio $12.99 Bronze

 

Fenestra Winery 452 – Cabernet Sauvignon – $20.00 to $24.99 2008 Livermore Valley Thatcher Bay Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon $24.00 Gold
Fenestra Winery 438 – Grenache 2010 Livermore Valley Estate Grenache $30.00 Gold
Fenestra Winery 436 A – Petite Sirah – $20.00 & Over 2010 Livermore Valley Ghielmetti Vineyard Petite Sirah $28.00 Silver
Fenestra Winery 431 – Syrah/Shiraz – $20.00 to $24.99 2009 Livermore Valley Estate Syrah $24.50 Silver
Fenestra Winery 498 – All Red Blends – $25.00 – $34.99 2010 Lodi Silvaspoons Vineyard Tourvannillo $28.00 Silver
Fenestra Winery 439 – Rhone Blends 2010 Livermore Valley Estate Infrared $35.00 Silver
Fenestra Winery 443 – Merlot- $20.00 to $24.99 2008 Livermore Valley Thatcher Bay Vineyard Merlot $22.00 Silver
Fenestra Winery 467 – Malbec 2011 Lodi Silvaspoons Vineyard Malbec $25.00 Silver
Fenestra Winery 495 – All Other Red Varietals 2011 Lodi Graciano $28.00 Silver
Fenestra Winery 437 – Mourvedre 2009 Livermore Valley Estate Mourvedre $24.00 Silver
Fenestra Winery 270 – All Other White Varietals 2012 Livermore Valley Semillon $17.00 Bronze
Fenestra Winery 243 – Pinot Gris/Pinot Grigio – $15.00 & Over 2012 Livermore Valley Pinot Gris $18.00 Bronze
Fenestra Winery 496 – All Red Blends – Up to $14.99 NV California True Red , Lot 28 $13.95 Bronze

 

Harris Tesla 452 – Cabernet Sauvignon – $20.00 to $24.99 2009 Livermore Valley Harris Tesla Cabernet Sauvignon $24.00 Silver
Harris Tesla 452 – Cabernet Sauvignon – $20.00 to $24.99 2006 Livermore Valley HarrisTesla Cabernet Sauvignon $24.00 Bronze

 

La Rochelle Winery 495 – All Other Red Varietals 2012 Russian River Valley Saralee’s Vineyard Pinot Meunier $38.00 Double Gold

 

Las Positas Vineyards 433 – Syrah/Shiraz – $30.00 to $39.99 2011 Livermore Valley Estate Syrah $32.00 Gold
Las Positas Vineyards 473 – Bordeaux Blends – $40.00 to $49.99 2010 Livermore Valley Meritage $40.00 Silver
Las Positas Vineyards 436 B – Petite Sirah – $20.00 & Over 2011 Livermore Valley Estate Petite Sirah $35.00 Silver
Las Positas Vineyards 490 – Tempranillo 2011 Livermore Valley Estate Tempranillo $40.00 Bronze
Las Positas Vineyards 455 – Cabernet Sauvignon – $35.00 to $39.99 2011 Livermore Valley Estate Cabernet Sauvignon $38.00 Bronze

 

Longevity Wines 473 – Bordeaux Blends – $40.00 to $49.99 2010 California Phil-osophy $42.00 Silver
Longevity Wines 436 B – Petite Sirah – $20.00 & Over 2010 Lodi Petite Sirah $30.00 Silver
Longevity Wines 439 – Rhone Blends 2010 California deb-ru-veé $36.00 Bronze
Longevity Wines 498 – All Red Blends – $25.00 – $34.99 2010 California Press-Ton $32.00 Bronze
Longevity Wines 214 B- Chardonnay – $25.00 to $29.99 2012 Livermore Valley Chardonnay $26.00 Bronze
Longevity Wines 300 – Dry Rose – RS<1 2012 Livermore Valley Pinot Grigio $24.00 Bronze

 

McGrail Vineyards & Winery 215 – Chardonnay – $30.00 to $34.99 2012 Livermore Valley Chardonnay $30.00 Gold
McGrail Vineyards & Winery 445 – Merlot – $30.00 to $39.99 2009 Livermore Valley Merlot $36.00 Silver
McGrail Vineyards & Winery 458 B – Cabernet Sauvignon – $60.00 & Over 2010 Livermore Valley James Vincent Cabernet Sauvignon $65.00 Silver

 

Mitchell Katz Winery 418 – Sangiovese 2010 Livermore Valley Crackerbox Sangiovese $16.99 Bronze
Mitchell Katz Winery 451 – Cabernet Sauvignon – $15.00 to $19.99 2011 Livermore Valley Clarks Corner Cabernet Sauvignon $16.99 Bronze

 

Murrieta’s Well 466 – Petit Verdot 2011 Livermore Valley Los Tesoros Petit Verdot $40.00 Best of Class
Murrieta’s Well 281 A – White Blends $15.00 & Over 2012 Livermore Valley The Whip $22.00 Gold
Murrieta’s Well 495 – All Other Red Varietals 2011 Livermore Valley Los Tesoros Touriga Nacional $40.00 Silver
Murrieta’s Well 498 – All Red Blends – $25.00 – $34.99 2011 Livermore Valley The Spur $25.00 Silver
Murrieta’s Well 281 A – White Blends $15.00 & Over 2012 Livermore Valley Los Tesoros Semillon Chardonnay $30.00 Silver
Murrieta’s Well 202 – Sauvignon Blanc or Fume – $20.00 & Over 2012 Livermore Valley Los Tesoros Sauvignon Blanc $35.00 Bronze

 

Nottingham Cellars 214 B- Chardonnay – $25.00 to $29.99 2012 Livermore Valley Fraser Howard Chardonnay $28.00 Gold
Nottingham Cellars 474 – Bordeaux Blends – $50.00 & Over 2010 Livermore Valley Supremacy $60.00 Gold
Nottingham Cellars 438 – Grenache 2012 Livermore Valley Marina Ranch Grenache $40.00 Gold
Nottingham Cellars 457 – Cabernet Sauvignon – $50.00 to $59.99 2010 Livermore Valley Casa de Vinas & Ghielmetti Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon $54.00 Silver

 

Occasio Winery 456 A – Cabernet Sauvignon – $40.00 to $49.99 2011 Livermore Valley Cabernet Sauvignon $40.00 Best of Class
Occasio Winery 498 – All Red Blends – $25.00 – $34.99 2010 Livermore Valley Telos $32.00 Double Gold
Occasio Winery 436 A – Petite Sirah – $20.00 & Over 2011 Livermore Valley Del Arroyo Vineyard Petite Sirah $35.00 Gold
Occasio Winery 214 B- Chardonnay – $25.00 to $29.99 2012 Livermore Valley Del Arroyo Vineyard Chardonnay $28.00 Silver
Occasio Winery 472 – Bordeaux Blends – $30.00 to $39.99 2011 Livermore Valley Telos $32.00 Silver
Occasio Winery 445 – Merlot – $30.00 to $39.99 2011 Livermore Valley Thatcher Bay Vineyard Merlot $35.00 Silver

 

Page Mill Winery 439 – Rhone Blends 2010 Livermore Valley GPS $26.00 Gold
Page Mill Winery 213 B – Chardonnay – $20.00 to $24.99 2012 Livermore Valley Chandler Vineyard Chardonnay $20.00 Silver
Page Mill Winery 436 B – Petite Sirah – $20.00 & Over 2010 Livermore Valley Estate Vineyard Petite Sirah $38.00 Bronze
Page Mill Winery 201 A- Sauvignon Blanc or Fume – $14.00 to $19.99 2013 Livermore Valley Ghielmetti Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc $18.00 Bronze

 

Rigg Estate Vineyards 457 – Cabernet Sauvignon – $50.00 to $59.99 2009 Livermore Valley Rigg Estate Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon $55.00 Gold

 

Rios Reserve Estate 804 – Port NV Livermore Valley Reserve Port $24.00 Gold
Rios Reserve Estate 436 B – Petite Sirah – $20.00 & Over 2008 Livermore Valley Rios Estate Petite Sirah $24.00 Bronze
Rios Reserve Estate 804 – Port 2010 Livermore Valley Estate Zinfandel Port $24.00 Bronze
Rios Reserve Estate 804 – Port 2011 Livermore Valley Estate Chardonnay Port $24.00 Bronze
Rios Reserve Estate 804 – Port 2012 Livermore Valley Estate Cabernet Franc $24.00 Bronze

 

Stony Ridge Winery 412 B – Zinfandel – $25.00 to $29.99 2010 Livermore Valley Zinfandel $27.00 Silver
Stony Ridge Winery 436 A – Petite Sirah – $20.00 & Over 2010 Livermore Valley Petite Sirah $28.00 Silver

 

The Steven Kent Winery 456 B – Cabernet Sauvignon – $40.00 to $49.99 2010 Livermore Valley Cabernet Sauvignon $48.00 Gold
The Steven Kent Winery 458 B – Cabernet Sauvignon – $60.00 & Over 2010 Livermore Valley Home Ranch Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon $65.00 Silver

 

Thomas Coyne Winery 436 A – Petite Sirah – $20.00 & Over 2008 El Dorado Petite Sirah $20.00 Double Gold
Thomas Coyne Winery 439 – Rhone Blends 2011 California Quest Rhone Blend $15.00 Silver
Thomas Coyne Winery 438 – Grenache 2009 Lodi Grenache $20.00 Silver
Thomas Coyne Winery 439 – Rhone Blends 2010 San Francisco Bay Quest Reserve Rhone Blend $25.00 Silver

 

Wente Vineyards 230 – Riesling – RS<1.49 2012 Arroyo Seco-Monterey Riverbank Riesling $15.00 Gold
Wente Vineyards 454 – Cabernet Sauvignon – $30.00 to $34.99 2011 Livermore Valley Charles Wetmore Cabernet Sauvignon $30.00 Silver
Wente Vineyards 212 A – Chardonnay – $15.00 to $19.99 2012 Livermore Valley Morning Fog Chardonnay $15.00 Silver
Wente Vineyards 446 – Merlot – $40.00 & Over 2011 Livermore Valley The Nth Degree Merlot $80.00 Silver
Wente Vineyards 217 – Chardonnay – $40.00 & Over 2012 Livermore Valley The Nth Degree Chardonnay $60.00 Silver
Wente Vineyards 201 A- Sauvignon Blanc or Fume – $14.00 to $19.99 2012 Livermore Valley Louis Mel Sauvignon Blanc $15.00 Silver
Wente Vineyards 442 – Merlot- $15.00 to $19.99 2011 Livermore Valley Sandstone Merlot $18.00 Silver
Wente Vineyards 451 – Cabernet Sauvignon – $15.00 to $19.99 2011 Livermore Valley Southern Hills Cabernet Sauvignon $18.00 Bronze

 

Wood Family Vineyards 413 – Zinfandel – $30.00 to $34.99 2011 Livermore Valley Big Wood Zinfandel $32.00 Double Gold
Wood Family Vineyards 443 – Merlot- $20.00 to $24.99 2008 Livermore Valley Merlot $22.00 Bronze
Wood Family Vineyards 213 A – Chardonnay – $20.00 to $24.99 2012 Livermore Valley Para Mas Amigas Chardonnay $24.00 Bronze
Wood Family Vineyards 432 – Syrah/Shiraz – $25.00 to $29.99 2010 Livermore Valley Madden Ranch Syrah $26.00 Bronze

 

You can see the full results at http://winejudging.com/medal_winners_2014/awards_by_winery.php

 

 

 

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