Syrah du Monde 2012 results.
Ampuis Castle, Ampuis, France - 2nd to 4th May,2012. The 6th edition of the Syrah du Monde international competition, which was held at Ampuis Castle, in Ampuis, France between the 2nd and 4th of May, 2012, has just come to an end. Syrah du Monde 2012 brought together 24 countries, making this competition one of the world's top events for Syrah/Shiraz wines. Over the course of three days, international experts tasted 445 Syrah/Shiraz wines.
Syrah du Monde occupies a special place amongst international competitions thanks to its worldwide scope and its rigorous method. Strict quality standards and optimal tasting conditions enabled the international judges to award 149 medals that are recognised as a reliable criterion for selection.
The Top Ten ranking has a strong international diversity. Five countries appear among the world’s best Syrah/Shiraz wines 2012. South Africa, Australia and France occupy the first three places with Chili and Portugal following. France obtained six Gold Medals.A South African Shiraz has this year been classifid at the top of the top ten Shiraz wines.
There were 100 International expert judges. 24 countries have participated fielding 445 wines out of which 149 were awarded medals: 30 Gold, 119 Silver.
Official Awards and Results of the 2012 Top Ten Syrah/Shiraz International Wines. The Top Ten Gold Medallists out of thirty that made it to the Gold Medal, denoting the best of the very best Syrah/Shiraz varietal wines in the World.
South Africa Hartenberg The Stock Shiraz 2008. HHaartenberg The Stork Shiraz 2008 Hartenberg Farm
Australia Gatt Shiraz - Barossa Valley 2010.
Gatt Shiraz - Barossa Valley 2010 Gatt Wines
France Luberon Grand Deffand 2009.
Luberon Grand Deffand 2009 Château la Verrerie
France Cotes de Provence Habillage "noir et Or" 2006.
Côtes de Provence - Habillage "Noir et Or" 2006 Château La Tour de l'Évêque
Chile El Olivar Alta Syrah 2009.
El Olivar Alta Syrah 2009 Viu Manent y Cia
France Hermitage Cuvee Emilie 2010.
Hermitage Cuvée Emilie 2010 Desmeure / Domaine des Remizieres
France Crozes-Hermitage Immanence 2009.
Crozes-Hermitage Immanence 2009 Cave des Clairmonts
Portugal Alentejano-Homeenagem a Hans Christina Andersen 2009.
Alentejano - Homenagem a Hans Christian Andersen 2009 Cortes de Cima
South Africa Saronsberg Shiraz 2010.
Saronsberg Shiraz 2010 Saronsberg Cellar
France Costieres de Nimes Les Marquises 2009.
Costières de Nîmes Les Marquises 2009 Lamargue
South Africa Rust en Vrede Shiraz 2009
Rust en Vrede Shiraz 2009 Rust en Vrede
Australia Anthropology Shiraz 2010.
Anthropology Shiraz 2010 Cumulus Wines
Chile Tamaya Winemakers' Gran Riserva Syrah 2010.
Tamaya Winemaker's Gran Reserva Syrah 2010 Vina Casa Tamaya del Limari
France Saint Joseph Esprit de Granit 2010.
Saint Joseph Esprit de Granit 2010 Cave de Tain l'Hermitage * Some wines were considered to be equal thus the TOP 10 2012 includes 14 wines.