Sit­tella cleans up at Swan Val­ley Wine Show

Kalamunda Reporter - - News - Ary­lene West­lake-Jen­nings

HERNE Hill’s Sit­tella Win­ery stole the spot­light at the Sin­ga­pore Air­lines Swan Val­ley Wine Show last Fri­day, tak­ing home more than half of the tro­phies up for grabs.

Si­mon and Maaike Berns’ pri­vately owned vine­yard walked away with eight awards, in­clud­ing the most pres­ti­gious prize of the night.

The Sin­ga­pore Air­lines Pre­mium Tro­phy for best ta­ble wine of show went to its Sit­tella Mu­seum Re­lease Silk 2009, which was also named the best Swan Val­ley white ta­ble wine.

Sit­tella also won best sparkling wine for its 2012 Sit­tella Grand Vin­tage, best red wine or blend and best Swan Val­ley red ta­ble wine for its 2016 Sit­tella Avant Garde Gre­nache, best for­ti­fied wine of show and the most suc­cess­ful pro­ducer tro­phy.

Best sparkling wine: Sit­tella Grand Vin­tage 2012 Best verdelho: Faber Vine­yard Swan Val­ley Verdelho 2013 Best small pro­ducer (less than 35 tonnes): Jar­rah Ridge Wines Best non-greater Perth zone wine (red or white): Man­doon Es­tate Mar­garet River Re­serve Chardon­nay 2016 Best 2017 dry white wine of show: Stringy­bark Win­ery Verdelho 2017 Alan Din­neen Me­mo­rial Tro­phy: Jar­rah Ridge Re­serve Shi­raz 2016 Best white wine or blend (other than verdelho): Sit­tella Mu­seum Re­lease Silk 2009 Best red wine or blend (other than shi­raz): Sit­tella Avant Garde Gre­nache 2016 Best Swan Val­ley white ta­ble wine: Sit­tella Mu­seum Re­lease Silk 2009 Best shi­raz or shi­raz-dom­i­nant blend: Alder­syde Es­tate Shi­raz 2015 Best Swan Val­ley red ta­ble wine: Sit­tella Avant Garde Gre­nache 2016 Best for­ti­fied wine of show: Sit­tella Re­serve Liqueur Muscat Most suc­cess­ful pro­ducer: Sit­tella Win­ery City of Swan Tro­phy (for ex­hibitor whose five or more en­tries gained the high­est av­er­age score): Houghton Wines Sin­ga­pore Air­lines Pre­mium Tro­phy for best ta­ble wine of show: Sit­tella Mu­seum Re­lease Silk 2009

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