virginia wine association governor cup

Thank you to all the wineries who participated this year for the Governor's
Cup 2010 Red Competition. We received a total of 200 entries from 61
wineries, representing all of the appellations in the Commonwealth. A total
of 126 medals were awarded including 15 Gold, 53 Silver, and 58 Bronze
medals. Congratulations to the winning wineries.

We are also pleased that we had a number of journalists and other wine
aficionados among our judges including Jeff Siegel (Dallas Morning News),
Todd Kilman (The Washingtonian Magazine), Charlie Adler (Taste DC) Tony
Lawrence (Wine Chef Philadelphia) along with retailers from Virginia and MD

Virginia Governor's Cup 2010 Winners
Medal Winners By Medal and Varietal
Wine Number | Wine Maker | Vintage | Special Designation | Price


Medal Gold
Varietal Cabernet Franc
161 Potomac Point Winery 2008 Cabernet Franc $22.99
173 Sweely Estate Winery 2007 Cabernet Franc $21.95
271 North Mountain Vineyards 2007 Cabernet Franc Reserve $22.00


Varietal Dessert Wine Blends Red
115 Cooper Vineyards NV Noche $16.00
Varietal Meritage - Red
124 Fox Meadow Winery 2007 Le Renard Rouge $29.00
258 King Family Vineyards 2007 Meritage $25.95
283 Tarara Winery 2007 Meritage $40.00


Varietal Norton
210 Chrysalis Vineyards 2005 Norton Locksley Reserve $35.00
225 Paradise Springs Winery 2008 Norton $24.00


Varietal Petit Verdot
136 James River Cellars 2007 Petite Verdot $18.00
148 North Gate Vineyard 2008 Petit Verdot $24.00
168 Sugarleaf Vineyards 2008 Petit Verdot $28.00
245 Gadino Cellars 2007 Petit Verdot $27.00
251 Ingleside Vineyards 2005 Petit Perdot Reserve $24.95


Varietal Proprietary-Red
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Wine Number Wine Maker Vintage Special Designation Price
166 Rosemont of Virginia 2007 Kilravock $24.95


Medal Silver
Varietal Cabernet Franc
130 Horton Vineyards 2007 Cabernet Franc $15.00
145 North Gate Vineyard 2008 Cabernet Franc $18.00
156 Pollak Vineyards 2007 Cabernet Franc $18.00
189 Wolf Gap Vineyard 2007 Cabernet Franc $24.00
213 Cross Keys Vineyards 2008 Cabernet Franc $21.00
240 Cave Ridge Vineyard 2007 Red Silk $20.00
243 Chester Gap Cellars 2007 Cabernet Franc $22.00
249 Ingleside Vineyards 2006 Cabernet Franc $18.95
260 King Family Vineyards 2008 Cabernet Franc $21.95
262 Lake Anna Winery 2007 Bellhaven Cabernet Franc $25.00
273 Rockbridge Vineyard Inc 2007 Rockbridge DeChiel CAF $15.00
282 Tarara Winery 2008 Caberent Franc $30.00


Varietal Cabernet Sauvignon
151 Pearmund Cellars 2007 Cabernet Sauvignon $25.00
155 Pollak Vineyards 2007 Cabernet Sauvignon $26.00
172 Sunset Hills Vineyard 2007 Cabernet Sauvignon $32.00
197 Barboursville Winery Inc 2007 Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve $32.00
223 Paradise Springs Winery 2007 Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon $29.00
246 Hickory Hill Vineyards 2007 Cabernet Sauvignon $16.00


Varietal Chambourcin
150 Notaviva Vineyard LLC 2008 Celtico $20.00
190 Wolf Gap Vineyard 2006 Chambourcin $22.00
241 Cave Ridge Vineyard 2007 Chambourcin $20.00
288 Wintergreen Winery NV Three Ridges Red $15.00

Varietal Dessert Wine Blends Red
135 Horton Vineyards NV Xoco $16.00


Varietal Meritage - Red
119 Delfosse Vineyards and Winery 2006 Meritage $25.00
147 North Gate Vineyard 2008 Meritage $20.00
185 Veramar Vineyard 2008 Ameritage $32.00
202 Barboursville Winery Inc 2006 Octagon $40.00
229 Prince Michel Vineyard 2005 Prince Michel Symbius $29.99
253 Jefferson Vyds 2007 Meritage $29.95
275 Rockbridge Vineyard Inc 2007 Rockbridge DeChiel MER $20.00
289 New Kent Winery NV Meritage $18.00
298 Michael Shaps Wines 2007 Shaps Meritage $50.00


Varietal Merlot
137 James River Cellars 2007 Merlot $16.00
146 North Gate Vineyard 2008 Merlot $16.00
259 King Family Vineyards 2007 Merlot $21.95
274 Rockbridge Vineyard Inc 2007 Rockbridge DeChiel MRL $15.00
294 Dry Mill Vineyards & Winery 2008 Merlot $19.00


Varietal Nebbiolo
131 Horton Vineyards 2007 Nebbiolo $20.00


Varietal Norton
111 Cooper Vineyards 2008 Norton Reserve $22.00
159 Potomac Point Winery 2008 Norton $17.99
179 Veramar Vineyard 2008 Norton $50.00
211 Chrysalis Vineyards 2005 Norton Estate Bottled $16.00


Varietal Petit Verdot
114 Cooper Vineyards 2008 Petit Verdot $22.00
152 Pearmund Cellars 2007 Petit Verdot $25.00
278 Stone Mountain Vineyards 2006 Petit Verdot $25.00


Varietal Pinot Noir
277 Rockbridge Vineyard Inc 2007 Rockbridge DeChiel PNR $15.00


Varietal Proprietary-Red
134 Horton Vineyards 2008 Malbec $15.00
239 Cave Ridge Vineyard 2007 Fossil Hill Reserve $20.00


Varietal Red Table Wine
153 Pearmund Cellars 2007 Amentage $23.00


Varietal Sangiovese
203 Barboursville Winery Inc 2007 Sangiovese Reserve $22.00
204 Barboursville Winery Inc 2008 Sangiovese Reserve $22.00


Varietal Syrah or Shiraz
242 Cave Ridge Vineyard 2007 Syrah $20.00
276 Rockbridge Vineyard Inc 2007 Rockbridge DeChiel Syrah $20.00


Medal Bronze
Varietal Barbera
191 Barboursville Winery Inc 2007 Barbera Reserve $22.00


Varietal Cabernet Franc
106 Cedar Creek Winery LLC 2008 Cabernet Franc $18.50
110 Cooper Vineyards 2008 Cabernet Franc $17.00
116 Delfosse Vineyards and Winery 2007 Cabernet Franc $24.00
121 Fox Meadow Winery 2007 Fox Meadows Vineyards Reserve $28.00
122 Fox Meadow Winery 2007 Fox Meadow Winery $24.00
149 Notaviva Vineyard LLC 2008 Cantabile $25.00
180 Veramar Vineyard 2008 Cabernet Franc Free Run $32.00
181 Veramar Vineyard 2008 Cabernet Franc $21.00
192 Barboursville Winery Inc 2006 Cabernet Franc Reserve $23.00
193 Barboursville Winery Inc 2007 Cabernet Franc Reserve $23.00
218 Fabbioli Cellars 2008 Cabernet Franc Reserve $30.00
219 Fabbioli Cellars 2008 Cabernet Franc $19.00
234 Afton Mountain Vyd Corp 2008 Cabernet Franc $19.00
237 Cardinal Point Vineyard 2007 Cabernet Franc $20.00
247 Hickory Hill Vineyards 2007 Cabernet Franc $14.00
255 Jefferson Vyds 2008 Cabernet Franc $18.95
281 Tarara Winery 2007 Cabernet Franc $30.00
296 Michael Shaps Wines 2007 Shaps Cab Franc $32.00


Varietal Cabernet Sauvignon
170 Sugarleaf Vineyards 2007 Cabernet Sauvignon $30.00
171 Sugarleaf Vineyards 2007 Neubia $42.00
183 Veramar Vineyard 2008 Cabernet Sauvignon $32.00
194 Barboursville Winery Inc 2002 Cabernet Sauvignon $30.00
195 Barboursville Winery Inc 2008 Cabernet Sauvignon $15.00
206 Casanel Vineyards / Casanel Farms LLC. 207 Chegada Cabernet Sauvignon $24.00

Varietal Chambourcin

268 Narmada Winery 2008 Midnight $19.00
269 Narmada Winery 2008 Reflection $18.00
292 Dry Mill Vineyards & Winery 2008 Chambourcin $19.00


Varietal Dessert Chambourcin
141 James River Cellars 2008 Chambourcin $14.00


Varietal Meritage - Red
105 Autumn Hill Vyds Inc NV Horizon Rouge 10th Edition $24.00
128 Flying Fox Vineyard 2007 Trio $17.00
143 Keswick Vineyards 2007 Estate Reserve Heritage $34.95
164 Rosemont of Virginia 2007 Meritage $22.95
216 Fabbioli Cellars 2008 Tre Sorelle $28.00


Varietal Merlot
102 Autumn Hill Vyds Inc 2008 Merlot $16.00
165 Rosemont of Virginia NV Merlot $16.50
174 Sweely Estate Winery 2007 Merlot $20.95
184 Veramar Vineyard 2008 Merlot - Free Run $32.00
205 Casanel Vineyards / Casanel Farms LLC. 2007 Chegada Merlot $23.00
250 Ingleside Vineyards 2006 Merlot $17.95
256 Jefferson Vyds 2008 Merlot $29.95
290 New Kent Winery 2008 Merlot $17.50


Varietal Nebbiolo
199 Barboursville Winery Inc 2005 Nebbiolo Reserve $35.00


Varietal Norton
133 Horton Vineyards 2005 Norton $12.00


Varietal Petit Verdot
127 Flying Fox Vineyard 2007 Petit Verdot $21.00
160 Potomac Point Winery 2008 Petit Verdot $29.99
214 Cross Keys Vineyards 2008 Petit Verdot $26.00
299 Michael Shaps Wines 2008 Shaps PetitVerdot $32.00


Varietal Pinot Noir
212 Cross Keys Vineyards 2008 Pinot Noir $20.00


Varietal Proprietary-Red
144 Keswick Vineyards 2008 Consensus $20.95
175 Sweely Estate Winery 2007 Wolftown Red $16.00
209 Chrysalis Vineyards 2006 Tannat $35.00
284 Tarara Winery 2008 Long Bomb $25.00


Varietal Red Table Wine
235 Afton Mountain Vyd Corp 2008 Fiesta di Bacco $28.00
279 Stone Mountain Vineyards 2008 Malbec $20.00


Varietal Rose
207 Casanel Vineyards / Casanel Farms LLC. 2008 Batucada Norton $20.00

Varietal Sangiovese
252 Ingleside Vineyards 2007 Sangiovese $19.95


Varietal Touriga

132 Horton Vineyards 1999 DIO - Touriga Nacional $25.00