Wine Competition
Best of Class

2017 Indy International

Vinifera Varieties

White Vinifera

Brand Origin Fruit Designator Vintage
Chardonnay (unoaked)
Jeff Gordon Collection California, US Chardonnay (unoaked) Carneros 2015
Chardonnay (oaked)
Cody Kresta Vineyard and Winery Michigan, US Chardonnay (oaked)   2015
Gewurztraminer
Sutter Home California, US Gewurztraminer   NV
Gruner Veltliner
St. Julian Wine Company, Inc Michigan, US Gruner Veltliner Braganini Reserve 2016
Muscat
College Cellars Washington, US Muscat Ottonel   2016
Pinot Grigio/Gris
St. Julian Wine Company, Inc Michigan, US Pinot Grigio St. Julian Reserve 2016
Riesling
Rove Estate Michigan, US Riesling   2016
Sauvignon Blanc
Kauri Valley New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough 2016
Viognier
Free Rain California, US Viognier   NV
Vinifera Late Harvest & Ice Wine
Windy Ridge Vineyard & Winery Indiana, US Cabernet Franc Ice Wine   2016
Other White Vinifera
Klinker Brick Winery California, US Albarino   2016
White Vinifera Blends
Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery Canada Gewurztraminer, Schonburger   2016

Red Vinifera

Brand Origin Fruit Designator Vintage
Cabernet Franc
French Lick Winery Indiana, US Cabernet Franc   2013
Cabernet Sauvignon
Mercer Estates Winery Washington, US Cabernet Sauvignon Mercer Canyons 2014
Malbec
Tsillan Cellars Washington, US Malbec Estate 2014
Merlot
Cougar Crest Estate Winery Washington, US Merlot Estate Grown, Walla Walla Valley 2013
Petit Verdot
Barrister Winery Washington, US Petit Verdot   2013
Petite Sirah
Sinful Grin California, US Petite Sirah   NV
Pinot Noir
Jigar Wines California, US Pinot Noir Graham Family Vineyards 2014
Sangiovese
Harmony Winery Indiana, US Sangiovese   2016
Syrah/Shiraz
Grizzly Peak Winery Oregon, US Syrah   2014
Zinfandel
Klinker Brick Winery California, US Zinfandel Old Ghost Old Vine 2014
Other Red Vinifera
Spangler Vineyards Oregon, US Dolcetto Umpqua Valley, Khayam's Block 2015
Red Vinifera Blends
Buck Creek Winery Indiana, US Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petite Sirah Single Barrel Reserve 2012
Vinifera Rose' & Blush
Swedish Hill Vineyard Inc. New York, US Dry Rose' Blue Waters 2016

Hybrid Varieties

White Hybrid

Brand Origin Fruit Designator Vintage
Brianna
Northern Hollow Winery Minnesota, US Brianna   2016
Cayuga White
Swedish Hill Vineyard Inc. New York, US Cayuga White   2016
Chardonel
Huber's Orchard & Winery Indiana, US Chardonel   2015
Edelweiss
Branches Winery Wisconsin, US Edelweiss Vine Dance 2016
Frontenac Gris
Danzinger Vineyards Wisconsin, US Frontenac Gris Golden Sunrise 2016
La Crescent
Parallel 44 Vineyard & Winery Wisconsin, US La Crescent   2016
Seyval Blanc
Door 44 Winery Wisconsin, US Seyval Blanc White Door 2016
Traminette
Pirtle Winery Missouri, US Traminette   2016
Valvin Muscat
Huber's Orchard & Winery Indiana, US Valvin Muscat   2016
Vidal Blanc
Sharrott Winery New Jersey, US Vidal Blanc   2016
Hybrid Late Harvest & Ice Wine
Buck Creek Winery Indiana, US Vidal Blanc Ice Wine   2014
Other White Hybrid
Satek Winery Indiana, US Golden Muscat Perfect Ending 2016
White Hybrid Blends
Soldier Creek Winery Iowa, US Brianna, La Crescent, Frontenac Gris Goldenrod 2016
Vignoles
Lucas Vineyards New York, US Vignoles   2015

Red Hybrid

Brand Origin Fruit Designator Vintage
Chambourcin
Blue Sky Vineyard Illinois, US Chambourcin Reserve 2013
Foch
French Lick Winery Indiana, US Foch   2015
Frontenac
Fireside Winery Iowa, US Frontenac   2015
Marquette
Country Heritage Winery & Vineyard Indiana, US Marquette Estate Burgundy Cap 2013
Noiret
French Lick Winery Indiana, US Noiret   2013
Other Red Hybrid
Satek Winery Indiana, US Corot Noir   2015
Red Hybrid Blend
Tippy Creek Winery Indiana, US Foch Tippy Zippy 2016
Hybrid Rose' & Blush
Oliver Winery Indiana, US Chambourcin Rose' Creekbend 2016

American Varieties

American (White & Red)

Brand Origin Fruit Designator Vintage
Catawba
Country Heritage Winery & Vineyard Indiana, US Catawba Heritage Rose 2016
Concord
Brown County Winery Indiana, US Concord Vista Red 2016
Muscadine
Beachaven Vineyards & Winery Tennessee, US Noble Muscadine Barrister's Red 2016
Niagara
Byler Lane Winery Indiana, US Niagara Vintage White NV
Norton/Cynthiana
Two EE's Winery Indiana, US Norton   2015
American Late Harvest & Ice Wine
Merritt Estate Winery New York, US Concord Bella Ice, Lake Erie 2016
Other American
Hartland Winery Indiana, US Diamond Hillside White 2016
American Blend
Nissley Vineyards Pennsylvania, US Niagara, Catawba, Seyval Grapeful White 2016
American Rose' & Blush
Satek Winery Indiana, US Steuben   2016

Dessert/Fortified (>14% alc)

Brand Origin Fruit Designator Vintage
Port-style
Armilar Portugal T. Francesa, T. Nacional, T. Roriz, Sousao, T. Barroca Ruby NV
Sherry-style
Beans Creek Winery Tennessee, US Cayuga, Vidal Amore NV
Fruit & Flavored
Rose Bank Winery Pennsylvania, US Red Raspberry Raspberry Secret 2013

Sparkling

Brand Origin Fruit Designator Vintage
Bottle Fermented
Illinois Sparkling Co. Illinois, US Chambourcin Rose' Brut Ombré 2014
Tank Fermented
Allini Italy Glera Prosecco, Conegliano Valdobbiadene DOCG 2016
Sparkling Fruit Wines
Galena Cellars, Inc. Illinois, US Apple Crackin Apple 2016
Carbonated
Oliver Winery Indiana, US Concord Bubblecraft Red NV

Fruit Wines

Brand Origin Fruit Designator Vintage
Apple/Pear
Pirtle Winery Missouri, US Apple   NV
Stone Fruit
Byler Lane Winery Indiana, US Peach Peachy Keen NV
Berry
Brown County Winery Indiana, US Strawberry   2016
Flower/Vegetable/Tropical Fruit
Eagles Landing Winery - Marquette Maid Iowa, US Rhubarb Sassy Cindys NV
Fruit Blends
Purple Toad Kentucky, US Blackberry, Strawberry Black Strawberry NV
Grape Wine & Fruit Blends
Hartland Winery Indiana, US Concord, Cranberry County Fair 2016
Naturally Flavored
Duck Creek Vineyard and Winery Wisconsin, US Zinfandel, Raspberry Razzin 2016
Hard Cider
Oliver Winery Indiana, US Apple Apple Pie NV
Fruit Hard Ciders
von Stiehl Winery Wisconsin, US Apple, Bourbon Barrel Aged Schmiling Bros. Hard Cider NV

Honey Wines

Brand Origin Fruit Designator Vintage
Pure Honey Wines/Meads
Two EE's Winery Indiana, US Honey, Bourbon Barrel aged The Golden NV
Honey & Fruit Blend
Purple Toad Kentucky, US Honey, Blackberry Hannah's Black Honey NV
Naturally Flavored Honey Wines
SoLu Estate Winery Wisconsin, US Honey, Ginger Root Wild Root Ginger 2016