How Contra Costa County Wines Scored in 2020 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

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2020 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition - American AgCredit Medal Winners

The 2020 Chronicle Wine Competition was completed on January 10th. There were over sixty-five judges, representing various North American wine regions, evaluating nearly 6,700 wines from over 1,000 wineries for the 2020 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition.

Bob Fraser, SFCWC executive director, says, “The response from the wineries of North America at our 2020 competition was outstanding. Sweepstakes awards hail from Ohio, New Mexico and California.”

The American AgCredit Sweepstake winners are:

Sparkling Sweepstake Winner

  • Breathless (CA) Sonoma County Blanc de Noirs $32.00

White Sweepstake Winner

  • Trader Moon Wine Company (CA) 2018 California Honey Moon Viognier $5.99

Rosé Sweepstake Winner

  • Ferrari-Carano (CA) 2019 Sonoma County Dry Sangiovese Rose $15.00

Red Sweepstake Winner

  • deLorimier Winery (CA) 2016 Crazy Creek Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve $75.00

Specialty Sweepstake Winner

Ferrante Winery (OH) 2017 Grand River Valley Vidal Blanc Ice Wine $30.00

  • Label Contest Sweepstake Winner

VARA (NM) New Mexico Vina Cardinal Rose Wine Label $32.00


Here is how Contra Costa County Wines scored:

Bloomfield VineyardsCAChardonnay – $33.00 – $35.992018Contra Costa CountyChardonnay$33.00Silver
Bloomfield VineyardsCASauvignon Blanc/Fume – $26.00 and Over2018Contra Costa CountySauvignon Blanc$33.00Silver

 

Campos Family VineyardsCABarbera – $30.00 and Over2017Contra Costa CountySecond HarvestBarbera$34.00Silver
Campos Family VineyardsCABarbera – $30.00 and Over2017Contra Costa CountyGabriel EstateBarbera$34.00Silver
Campos Family VineyardsCADry Rose/Blush – RS .1 – .2992018Contra Costa County65 Roses Estate Rose$34.00Silver
Campos Family VineyardsCARed Blend: Barbera leading blend2016Contra Costa CountyReserve Estate Blend$38.00Best of Class
Campos Family VineyardsCARed Blend: Barbera leading blend2017Contra Costa CountyGiGi’s Blend$34.00Gold
Campos Family VineyardsCARed Blend: Mourvedre leading blend2017Contra Costa CountyQuinny’s Estate Blend$38.00Silver
Campos Family VineyardsCARed Blend: Mourvedre leading blend2017Contra Costa CountyForget Me Not Estate Blend$38.00Silver
Campos Family VineyardsCARed Blend: Petite Sirah leading blend2017Contra Costa CountyBig Red Estate Blend$34.00Bronze
Campos Family VineyardsCAZinfandel – $17.00 – $22.992017Contra Costa CountyZinfandel$18.00Silver

 

Favalora Vineyards WineryCABarbera – Up to – $29.992017Contra Costa CountyDe SophiaBarbera$28.00Gold
Favalora Vineyards WineryCADry Rose/Blush – RS 02018Contra Costa CountyRose$26.00Bronze
Favalora Vineyards WineryCAMourvedre2017Contra Costa CountyMataroMourvedre$30.00Silver
Favalora Vineyards WineryCARed Dessert – RS >3.52016Contra Costa CountyLate Harvest Zinfandel$34.00Silver

 

NunnCACab Sauv – $39.00 – $41.992016Contra Costa CountyCabernet Sauvignon$40.00Silver
NunnCAMerlot – $23.00 – $26.992016Contra Costa CountyMerlot$25.00Silver
NunnCARed Blend: Merlot leading blend – Up to – $29.992016Contra Costa CountyOrchard & Vine Red Wine$20.00Silver
NunnCARed Blend: Petite Sirah leading blend2016Contra Costa CountyRincon Red$35.00Silver

 

Petersen VineyardsCAAll Other Red Blends; $23.00 – $34.99 (Must not have leading varietal listing topping blend2016Contra Costa CountyTinta da Vida$26.00Silver
Petersen VineyardsCAAll Other Red Varietals2017Contra CostaSouzao$28.00Gold
Petersen VineyardsCAAll Other Red Varietals2017Contra Costa CountyValdepenas$26.00Silver
Petersen VineyardsCAAll Other Red Varietals2018Contra CostaTouriga Nacional$28.00Bronze
Petersen VineyardsCAPort – Up to – $32.992017Contra Costa CountyKnightsen Ruby$22.00Silver
Petersen VineyardsCARed Blend: Petite Sirah leading blend2017Contra Costa CountyDiablo Sunset$24.00Bronze

 

Saucelito CanyonCACarignan/Carignane2017Contra Costa CountyCarignan$55.00Silver

 

Suveg CellarsCAMontepulciano2016Contra Costa CountyObjection SustainedMontepulciano$50.00Bronze

 

Shadowbrook WineryCACab Sauv – $35.00 – $38.992017San Francisco BayMangini Shadowbrook VineyardsCabernet Sauvignon$38.00Bronze
Shadowbrook WineryCACab Sauv – $90.00 and Over2016San Francisco BayShadowbrook VineyardsCabernet Sauvignon$95.00Silver
Shadowbrook WineryCAChardonnay – $46.00 and Over2018Los Carneros (Sonoma)Shadowbrook VineyardsChardonnay$48.00Double Gold
Shadowbrook WineryCADry Rose/Blush – RS 02016San Francisco BayRose$28.00Silver
Shadowbrook WineryCAMerlot – $40.00 and Over2016San Francisco BayShadowbrook VineyardsMerlot$48.00Silver
Shadowbrook WineryCAPetite Sirah – $40.00 and Over2016San Francisco BayShadowbrook VineyardsPetite Sirah$41.00Silver
Shadowbrook WineryCARed Blend: Cab Sauv leading blend – Up to – $24.992016San Francisco BayShadowbrook VineyardsEncore$18.00Silver
Shadowbrook WineryCASangiovese – Up to – $29.992017San Francisco BayManginiSangiovese$28.00Bronze
Shadowbrook WineryCASyrah/Shiraz – $27.00 – $29.992016San Francisco BayShadowbrook VineyardsSyrah$28.00Silver

Source: https://winejudging.com/medal-winners/