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2013 Kentucky Derby Festival

KY Wine-Bourbon Tours would like to congratulate all the wineries on the awards:

2013 Wine Competition Results

The Kentucky Derby Festival is pleased to announce the winners of the wine judging competition held Wednesday, March 27, 2013, at the Brown Hotel in Louisville. Judges from the American Wine Society gathered to score the 164 different wine samples from 16 Kentucky and Indiana wineries that entered into the competition.

The wines were competing to be the best in the region and were scored on appearance, bouquet, taste/texture, aftertaste, and overall impression. The judging is part Kentucky Proud Derby Festival WineFest in April.

The following wineries won GOLD awards:

Prodigy

American Diamond

Prodigy

Raspberry

Prodigy

Legacy Fortified Cabernet Sauvignon KY Dessert

Prodigy

Chambourcin

Wight-Meyer

American Diamond

Wight-Meyer

Concord

Wight-Meyer

Sweet Red Raspberry

Best Vineyards

Catawba

Forest Edge

Rendevous Riesling

Forest Edge

Zoey’s Rosé Niagara/Catawba/Concord

Forest Edge

Summer Daze Concord

Forest Edge

Love Spell Diamond Late Harvest

Smith-Berry

Blackberry

Smith-Berry

Drennon Creek Vignoles

Huber’s

Seyvel/Seyvel Blanc

Huber’s

Generation Blend

Huber’s

Razzy Apple

Huber’s

Blackberry

Huber’s

Cabernet Sauvignon

Talon

Traminette

Elk Creek

Cayuga/Blush

Old 502 Winery

Reese Ling Riesling

Purple Toad

Cabernet Franc

Purple Toad

Blackberry

Purple Toad

Peach Berry Strawberry & Peach

MillaNova

Brandon’s Blend Blackberry/Concord

MillaNova

Mint Julia

The following wineries won SILVER awards:

Forest Edge

Bluegrass Blend Niagara/Catawba

Forest Edge

Riesling

Forest Edge

Chardonney

Forest Edge

Old Vine Zinfandel

Forest Edge

Pomegranate/Black Cherry

Elk Creek

Chardonnay

Purple Toad

Paducah Peach

Purple Toad

Grant’s Pomegranate

Purple Toad

Black & Blue Blackberry & Concord

Purple Toad

Paducah Harbor Blackberry & Concord

Indian Creek

Lilly White Niagra

MillaNova

Maddie Bear Blackberry

Rose Hill Farm

Catawba

Huber’s

Aurora Lakeside White

Huber’s

Starlight Red

Huber’s

Traminette

Huber’s

Catawba

Huber’s

Starlight White

Huber’s

Knob Stone Port Chambourcin

Wight-Meyer

Concord

Wight-Meyer

Sassy B Rosé

Wight-Meyer

Blackberry

Wight-Meyer

Chambourcin

Wight-Meyer

Amy’s Apple Pie

Prodigy

Blueberry

Prodigy

Estate Lemberger

Prodigy

Meritage Blend Cabernet Franc

Prodigy

Blackberry

Prodigy

Vignoles Estate

Prodigy

Kentucky Blush

Old 502 Winery

Bach’s Wine

Old 502 Winery

Chambourcin Chocolate infused

StoneBrook

Vidal Blanc

StoneBrook

Cabernet Franc

StoneBrook

Cherry

StoneBrook

Vidal Blanc Estate Reserve

StoneBrook

Peach

StoneBrook

Blackberry

StoneBrook

Blueberry

StoneBrook

Cranberry

Best Vineyards

Chambourcin

Smith-Berry

Burley

Chrisman Mills

First Vineyard Reserve Chambourcin

Chrisman Mills

Honey Mead

Lover’s Leap

Photo Finish Red

Lover’s Leap

Blackberry

Talon

Syrah

Talon

Blackberry

McIntyres

Blueberry

The following wineries won BRONZE awards:

Prodigy

St. Vincent/Cayuga/Chardonel

Prodigy

Vidal Blanc

Prodigy

Sweet Traminette

Prodigy

Cabernet Franc

Wight-Meyer

Kentucky Rose Diamond

Wight-Meyer

Vignoles

Wight-Meyer

Traminette

Wight-Meyer

Norton

Indian Creek

Lilly Da Ville

Lover’s Leap

Cabernet Sauvignon

Lover’s Leap

Photo Finish Sweet White

Lover’s Leap

Tri-Fecta Red Table

Best Vineyards

Concord

Huber’s

Raspberry Infusion

Huber’s

Heritage Cabernet Franc

Huber’s

Sweet Marcella

Huber’s

Cabernet Franc

Smith-Berry

French Oak Chardonnel

Smith-Berry

Concord

Smith-Berry

Cheviot Blanc Pinot Grigio

Indian Creek

Black, Red & Blue

Talon

Cabernet Sauvignon

Purple Toad

Paducah White Chardonnay

Purple Toad

Black Shadow Merlot & Blackberry

Purple Toad

Sangria

Purple Toad

Steven’s Strawberry

Purple Toad

Merlot

MillaNova

Red Zinfandel

MillaNova

Pinot Grigio

MillaNova

Dry Riesling

StoneBrook

Blackberry

StoneBrook

Pomegranate

StoneBrook

Elderberry

Forest Edge

Chocca-con Concord/Dark Chocolate

Elk Creek

Pinot Grigio