Sister's Run picked up three medals at the 2015 Critics Challenge International Wine Competition in the USA for 2013 Epiphany Shiraz (Platinum), 2013 Calvary Hill Shiraz (Gold) and
2013 Bethlehem Block Cabernet (Silver).
Sister's Run Cow Corner Grenache Shiraz Mataro won a Silver Medal at the New World Wine Awards in August 2014.
The International Wine Challenge 2014 results are out now and we are delighted to tell you that Sister's Run Bethlehem Block Cabernet Sauvignon 2012 won a Silver Medal! These are the judges notes: "Blue fruits and dried herbs, aromatics and flavours. Succulent and juicy courtesy of fresh acidity. A nice harmonious wine." We are super excited - lots of high pitched squeals here today!
Four more awards were announced today. 2011 Epiphany Mclaren Vale Shiraz, 2010 Bethlehem Block Barossa Cabernet Sauvignon and 2011 Calvary Hill Barossa Shiraz both won Gold Awards and 2011 Cow Corner Grenache Shiraz Mataro a Silver at the AWC in Vienna.
Sister's Run Calvary Hill Barossa Shiraz 2011 has won a Silver Medal at the International Wine & Spirit Competition.
"Good hue, although not starry bright; as honest as the day is long, in the very heart of time-honoured Barossa Valley style; the flavours are rich and ripe, but not the least over the top; the oak is subtle, and the tannins ripe. It will wait for you if you wish, but don't keep a lady waiting too long." Drink by: 2016 Date tasted: 25th Sep 2012 James Halliday The Wine Companion 2014
For the first time Sister's Run is included in James Halliday's Wine Companion. "Sisters Run is owned by noted Barossa Valley vignerons Carl and Peggy Lindner (owners of Langmeil), directly employing the skills of Elena Brooks as winemaker, and, indirectly, the marketing know-how of husband Zar Brooks. The Stiletto and Boot are those of Elena, and the motto The truth is in the vineyard, but the proof is in the...
2011 Bethlehem Block Cabernet wins Top 100 Blue Gold Medal at the Sydney International Wine Competition 2013. Here are the Judges' Comments: Marian Jansen Blackcurrant aromas with red and black fruits, sour plum and iodine notes and a black tea fine grained tannic finish. Xenia Irwin MW Tight closed black fruit and spiced oak on the nose. Plenty of tight spicy fruit and firm oak on the palate. Still young. Some cherry...
Results just in from the San Diego International Wine Competition 2013:
Gold Medal - 2011 Sister's Run Calvary Hill Shiraz, Barossa $18.00
Silver Medal - 2011 Sister's Run Cow's Corner Grenache-Shiraz-Mataro, Barossa $18.00
Deep purple-black in color, the 2010 Calvary Hill Shiraz is intensely scented of creme de cassis, Chinese dried plums and mulberries with an undercurrent of mocha and sauteed Provencal herbs. Full-bodied and packed with evolving warm blackberry and savory flavors, it has a crisp acid line a medium level of rounded tannins, finishing long and peppery. Drink it now to 2016+. Score: 89 Points
Lisa Perrotti-Brown www.erobertparker.com