• Top Gold Medal winning wines in 2021 London Wine Competition

    Today we profile the Top Gold Medal winning wines in the 2021 London Wine Competition that scored the three highest level points – 96, 95 and 94 – in this year’s event. These are the wines that stood out even within the Gold Medal class. Each wine in the competition is judged for its quality, its value for money and what they look like with their packaging and design, and are assessed by professional buyers with direct buying responsibility in their roles.

    Today we profile the Top Gold Medal winning wines in the 2021 London Wine Competition that scored the three highest level points – 96, 95 and 94 – in this year’s event. These are the wines that stood out even within the Gold Medal class. Each wine in the competition is judged for its quality, its value for money and what they look like with their packaging and design, and are assessed by professional buyers with direct buying responsibility in their roles.

    mm By May 7, 2021

    With a fifth more wines entered into the 2021 London Wine Competition it was even harder to win a Gold medal. Here are the best of the best wines that came out top in the awards.

    Winning wines will receive either a Gold, Silver or Bronze medal

    This year’s London Wine Competition attracted entries from 36 countries around the world with the most coming, in order, Australia (207), Italy (140), Spain (131), France, Portugal, United States and Moldova, which also saw the biggest increase in wines from one country.

    There were also entries from 13 countries for the first time including: Hungary; Belgium; Cyprus; Turkey; Germany; Lebanon; Sweden; Croatia; India; Israel; Trinidad and Tobago; Serbia; and Slovenia.

    But with so much wine talent on show, which countries wines came to the top. Below are the Top 15 wines in the competition that scored the highest marks – ranging from 94 points to the overall top score of 96 out of 100.

    2021 Gold Medal Winners

    96 Points
    Levrier by Jo Irvine 2015 Anubis Cabernet Sauvignon

    Levrier by Jo Irvine 2015 Anubis Cabernet Sauvignon_2021_Wine_of_the_Year_

    Producer: Levrier by Jo Irvine
    Country: Australia
    Vintage: 2015
    Category: Still Wines (Vintage / Non-Vintage)
    Varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc

    95 Points
    Mr Riggs 2014 The Chap


    Producer: Mr Riggs Wine Co
    Country: Australia
    Vintage: 2014
    Category: Still Wines (Vintage / Non-Vintage)
    Varietal: Shiraz / Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon

    95 Points
    2019 Brothers in Arms Cabernet Sauvignon
    Producer:  Brothers in Arms Vineyards Pty Ltd
    Country: Australia
    Vintage: 2019
    Category: Still Wines (Vintage / Non-Vintage)
    Varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon

    95 Points
    Silverado Vineyards Estate Grown Cabernet Sauvignon


    Producer:  Silverado Vineyards
    Country: United States
    Vintage: 2018
    Category: Still Wines (Vintage / Non-Vintage)
    Varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot

    95 Points
    Champagne Philippe Glavier – Folie d’Cramant

    Producer: Deux Six Wines
    Country: France
    Vintage: 2012
    Category: Sparkling Wines
    Varietal: Chardonnay

    95 Points
    Habla Nº22


    Producer: Bodegas HABLA (BODEGAS BH S.L.)
    Country: Spain
    Vintage: 2016
    Category: Still Wines (Vintage / Non-Vintage)
    Varietal: Tempranillo

    94 Points
    1924 Prosecco
    Producer:  Carpenè Malvolti S.p.a.
    Country: Italy
    Vintage: 2019
    Category: Sparkling Wines
    Varietal: Prosecco / Glera, Others

    94 Points
    Clyde Park 2020 Single Block F College Pinot Noir
    Producer: Clyde Park Vineyard
    Country: Australia
    Vintage: 2020
    Category: Still Wines (Vintage / Non-Vintage)
    Varietal: Pinot noir / Spätburgunder / Blauburgunder / Pinot Nero

    94 Points
    Landmark Vineyards Chardonnay 2018


    Producer:  Landmark Vineyards
    Country: United States
    Vintage: 2018
    Category: Still Wines (Vintage / Non-Vintage)
    Varietal: Chardonnay

     

    94 Points
    Twisted Cedar Zinfandel

    Twisted red bottle 003

    Producer: CBC BevCo
    Country: United States
    Vintage: 2017
    Category: Still Wines (Vintage / Non-Vintage)
    Varietal: Zinfandel / Crljenak Kaštelanski / Primitivo, Teroldego / Teroldego Rotaliano, Shiraz / Syrah

    94 Points
    CYRUS


    Producer: Alexander Valley Vineyards
    Country: United States
    Vintage: 2015
    Category: Still Wines (Vintage / Non-Vintage)
    Varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc

     

    94 Points
    L’oppidum
    Producer: Domaine Bourillon-dorleans
    Country: France
    Vintage: 2015
    Category: Still Wines (Vintage / Non-Vintage)
    Varietal: Chenin blanc / Pineau de la Loire / Steen

    94 Points
    Habla Del Silencio


    Producer: Bodegas Habla (Bodegas Bh S.l.)
    Country: Spain
    Vintage: 2019
    Category: Still Wines (Vintage / Non-Vintage)
    Varietal: Shiraz / Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon, Tempranillo

     

    94 Points
    Habla Nº20


    Producer: Bodegas HABLA (BODEGAS BH S.L.)
    Country: Spain
    Vintage: 2016
    Category: Still Wines (Vintage / Non-Vintage)
    Varietal: Shiraz / Syrah

     

    94 Points
    Quinta do Gradil 1492
    Producer: Parras Wines
    Country: Portugal
    Vintage: 2019
    Category: Still Wines (Vintage / Non-Vintage)
    Varietal: Touriga Nacional / Azal Espanhol / Preto de Mortágua, Tannat

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