Visitors Wines of the Year 2000

Giles Wood, UK – Top Wines of 2000
Red – Wente (USA) C. Wetmore Reserve Cab Sauv 1995
White – Rosemount (Australia) Roxburgh Chardonnay 1997
Budget red – Casa Donoso (Chile) Merlot 1999
Budget white – Kuentz Bas (Alsace) Signature
Sweet – Kuentz Bas (Alsace) Gewürztraminer SdGN 1989
Sparkling – Duchatel (France) Vintage 1993
Fortified – Cálem Vintage Port 1966

Nick Martin, UK – Top Wines of 2000
Red – Altesino (Italy) Brunello di Monmtalcino Riserva 1990
White – Rolly Gassman (Alsace) Riesling Pflaenzerreben de Rorshwihr 1990
Budget red – Château Puygeraud (Bordeaux) Cotes de Francs 1997
Budget white – Alois Lageder (Italy) Gewürztraminer 1999
Sweet – Château Climens (Barsac) 1916
Sparkling – Sadi Malot Cuvée Reserve Champagne NV
Fortified – Massandra Collection (Crimea) Tokai 1940

Stephen Pickles, UK – Top Wines of 2000
Red – Jaboulet (Rhône ) Hermitage La Chapelle 1983
White – Hidalgo (Spain) Manzanilla Pasada NV
Budget red – Agapito Rico (Spain) Carchelo Monastrell 1999
Budget white – No Award
Sweet – Château d’Yquem (Sauternes) 1983
Sparkling – Drappier Champagne Carte D’Or 1983
Fortified – Taylors Vintage Port 1970

Bill Nanson, Switzerland – Top Wines of 2000
Red – Romanée-Conti (Burgundy) Grands Echézeaux 1986
White – Gallo (USA) Turning Leaf Merlot 1998
Budget red – No award
Budget white – Peter Lehman (Australia) Clare Valley Riesling 1998
Sweet – Château St. Jean (USA) Johanisburg Riesling 1989
Sparkling – Billecart-Salmon Champagne Cuvée Nicolas Francois 1990
Fortified – Penfolds (Australia) Fortified Shiraz 1997

Bill Hogg, Canada – Top Wines of 2000
Red – Méo-Camuzet (Burgundy) 1993 Clos Vougeot
White – R&V Dauvissat (Burgundy) 1996 Chablis Grand Cru Les Preuses
Budget red – Clavel (France) 1998 Coteaux de Languedoc Les Garrigues
Budget white – Domaine Closel (France) 1997 Savennieres Clos Papillon
Sweet – Trimbach (Alsace) 1989 Riesling Clos Ste. Hune VT (off-dry)
Sparkling – Perrier et Jouet 1990 Belle Epoque Champagne
Fortified – No award

David Ben Yair, Israel – Top Wines of 2000
Red – Comte George de Vogue (Burgundy) Musigny V.V 1990
White – Niellon (Burgundy) Chevalier-Montrachet 1995
Budget red – No award
Budget white – No award
Sweet – Château d’Yquem (Sauternes) 1982
Sparkling – Dom Perignon 1985
Fortified – Fonseca Vintage Port 1948

Charles Taylor, UK – Top Wines of 2000
Red – Martinborough Vineyards (NZ) Reserve Pinot Noir 1996
White – Kumeu River (NZ) Chardonnay 1997
Budget red – Alvaro Palacios (Spain) “les terraces” 1998
Budget white – generally albarino from Rias Baixas
Sweet – Tokay (Hungary) 1990 6 puttonyos (can’t remember producer)
Sparkling – Perrier et Jouet Belle Epoque Champagne 1992
Fortified – Gonzalez Byass (Spain) Amontillado del Duque

Bengt, Sweden – Top Wines of 2000
Red – Penfolds (Australia) Grange 1994
White – Zind-Humbrecht (Alsace) Pinot Gris Clos Windsbuhl (vintage not given)
Budget red – Falesco (Italy) Vitiano
Budget white – Ernst Burn (Alsace) pinot blanc
Sweet – Château d’Yquem (Sauternes) 1984
Sparkling – Bollinger Blanc de Blanc Champagne 1988
Fortified – No award

Michael Bolognesi, Spain – Top Wines of 2000
Red – 1995 Opus One – Robert Mondavi (California)
White – 1999 Granbazán Ámbar – (Rias Baixas-Spain)
Budget red – 1998 Coma Vella – Bodegas Mas den Gil (Priorat-Spain)
Budget white – 1999 José Pariente – Bodegas Dos Victorias (Rueda-Spain)
Sweet – 1997 Chivite Coleccion Vendimia Tardia (Navarra-Spain)
Sparkling – 1995 Kripta Augusti Torelló (Cataluña-Spain)
Fortified – Alvear 1830 Pedro Ximenez (Montilla/Moriles-Spain)

Cor Balfoort, Netherlands – Top Wines of 2000
Red – 1990 Château Leoville las Cases, St. Julien, Bordeaux
White – 1999 Le Montrachet Comtes Lafon (cask), Burgundy
Budget red – 1997 Bourgueils/St.Nicolas Bourgueil Yannick Amirault, Loire
Budget white – 1997 Pinot d’Alsace Kientzler, Alsace
Sweet – 1959 Wehlener Sonnenuhr feinste Auslese JJ Prum, MSR
Sparkling – No award
Fortified – 1994 Quinta de Vesuvio, Port

Peter Adams, UK – Top Wines of 2000
Red – Les Terrasses (Spain) Alvado Palacios Priorato 1998
White – Domaine de Beaurenard (France) Châteauneuf du Pape 1999
Budget red – Concha Y Tores (Chile) Casellero De Diablo Cabernet Sauvignon
Budget white – Dona Paulina (Chile) Casablanca Chardonnay
Sweet – K. Darting (Germany) Ungsteiner Bettelhaus Pfalz Rieslaner Tba 1992
Sparkling – No award
Fortified – Neiport (Portugal) LBV 1995

Anthony Taylor, UK – Top Wines of 2000
Red – Penfolds (Australia) Bin 707 1982
White – Leeuwin Estate (Australia) Art Series Chardonnay 1997
Budget red – Adiseno Reserve Malbec 1999 ( Argentina)
Budget white – Serringer Vogelsgang Riesling Auslese 1989 (£5 Majestic)
Sweet – Château Giraud 1989 (Sauternes)
Sparkling – Nyetimber (England) 1er Cuvee 1993( or maybe Krug NV!)
Fortified – Niepoort Quinta do Passadouro 1997

Brian Smith, UK – Top Wines of 2000
Red – 1989 Cote Rotie La Turque, Guigal (Rhone)
White – 1983 Scharzhofberger Auslese, Hohe Domkircher (M-S-R)
Budget red – 1998 Sangredetoro Torres (Spain) on offer £4.29
Budget white – 1999 Bin 50 Chardonnay, Lindemanns (Aus.) on offer £3.99
Sweet – 1975 Tokaji 5 Putts, Oremus (Hungary)
Sparkling – 1988 Champagne Drappier, Carte d’Or
Fortified – 1988 Crusted Port, Dows

Marc Sparkes, UK – Top Wines of 2000
Red – Barossa Valley Est. (Aus) Ebenezer Shiraz 1997
White – Domanine Ostertag (Alsace) Gewürztraminer Epfig 1997
Budget red – Peter Lehman (Aus) Clancy’s Red 1997
Budget white – No award
Sweet – Rolly Gassman (Alsace) SdGN Pinot Gris 1989
Sparkling – Cloudy Bay (New Zealand) Pelorus 1994
Fortified – Blandys (Madeira) 15 Year Old Malsmey

Mahmoud Ali, Canada – Top Wines of 2000
Red – Mount Veeder (Napa) Bernstein Vineyards Cab Sauv 1979
White – Vina Tondonia (Rioja) Reserva 6 ano 1980
Budget red – Bianchi (Argentina) Elsa Malbec 1996/1997 (C$10)
Budget white – Cline Cellars (California) Cotes d’Oakley white 1998 (C$12.50)
Sweet – Moulin Touchais (Coteaux du Layon) 1964
Sparkling – Charles Heidseck (Champagne) Brut 1985
Fortified – Grahams (Portugal) LBV 1981

Neal Martin, UK – Top Wines of 2000
Red – Bouchard Pere et Fils Richebourg 1937
White – Kistler Vine Hill Road Chardonnay 1995 – California
Budget red – A Mano Primitivo 1999 – Puglia
Budget white – Ch. de la Ragotiere Muscadet-sur-Lie 1997
Sweet – Alois Kracher Grand Cuvee #12 TBA 1995 – Austria
Sparkling – Krug Champagne 1982

Paul Anderson, UK – Top Wines of 2000
Red – Chateau Talbot (St, Julien, Bordeaux) 1983
White – Dom. Fleurot Larose (Burgundy) Batard-Montrachet 1992
Budget red – Marques de Riscal (Rioja, Spain) Reserva 1996
Budget white – Dom. René Michel (Burgundy) Mâcon-Clessé 1991
Sweet – Château Lafaurie-Peyraquey (Sauternes) 1990
Sparkling – Champagne Drappier Carte d’Or Brut 1983
Fortified – Matusalem (Spain) Muy Viejo Oloroso Sherry NV

Peter Stewart, Canada – Top Wines of 2000
Red – Clos de L’Oratoire (Bordeaux) St. Emilion 1995
White – Caves des Cordelier (Burgundy) Meursault-Charmes 1993
Budget red – Château Rollan de Buy (Bordeaux) Médoc 1996
Budget white – Tarapaca (Chile, Maipo) Gran Tarapaca Chardonnay 1998
Sweet – No award
Sparkling – No award
Fortified – No award

Dave Kay, Canada – Top Wines of 2000
Red – Antinori (Italy) Tenute Marchese Chianti Classico Riserva 1996
White – Hugel et Fils (Alsace) Tokay Pinot Gris Hommage a Jean Hugel 1997
Budget red – Concha y Toro (Chile) Marques de Casa Concha Cab Sauv 1997
Budget white – Stoneleigh (New Zealand) Sauvignon Blanc 1999
Sweet – Inniskillin (Canada) Riesling Ice Wine 1997
Sparkling – Moet et Chandon Champagne Cuvée Dom Perignon 1990
Fortified – Taylor (Portugal) LBV 1994

James Clark, UK – Top Wines of 2000
Red – Penfold (Australia) Grange 1983
White – Catena Alta (Argentina) Chardonnay 1997
Budget red – Pata Negra (Spain) 1991
Budget white – Casablanca (Chile) Gewurztraminer 1999
Sweet – Château D’Yquem (Sauternes) 1989
Sparkling – Bernard Massard (Luxembourg) Cuvee de l’Ecusson 1996
Fortified – No award

Chris Kissack, UK – Top Wines of 2000
Red – Domaine des Perdrix (Burgundy) NSG 1er Cru Aux Perdrix 1996
White – Defaix (Burgundy) Chablis 1er Cru Vaillon Vieilles Vignes 1988
Budget red – Klein Constantia (South Africa) Shiraz 1997
Budget white – Pewsey Vale (Australia) Individual Vineyard Riesling 1998
Sweet – Klein Constantia (South Africa) Vin de Constance 1991
Sparkling – Charles Heidsieck Blanc de Millénaires Brut 1985
Fortified – Dow’s Vintage Port 1970

Yixing Ong, UK/Singapore – Top Wines of 2000
Red – Château Grand Puy-Lacoste (Bordeaux) 1979
White – JJ Prum (Germany) Wehlener Sonnenuhr Auslese (Riesling) 1959
Budget red – Wynns (Australia) Coonawarra Shiraz 1996
Budget white – JJ Chirstoffel (Germany) Urziger Wurzgarten 2* Auslese 1999
Sweet – Château d’Yquem (Sauternes) 1986
Sparkling – Pol Roger Champagne ‘Winston Churchill’ 1990
Fortified – Lustau Single Almanicesta ‘Vides’ Palo Cortado Sherry 1/50 N.V

Brian Whitlock, UK – Top Wines of 2000
Red – Lindemans (Aus) Coonawarra Limestone Ridge Shiraz Cabernet 1996
White – Cloudy Bay (NZ) Sauvignon Blanc 1999
Budget red – Dom Ferraz (Portugal) Dão 1999
Budget white – Lindemans (Aus) Cawarra Colombard Chardonnay 2000
Sweet – No Award
Sparkling – Tesco Finest Vintage Cava 1996
Fortified – Fonseca Bin 27 Vintage Style Port

René Jorgensen, Denmark – Top Wines of 2000
Red – Bryant Family (USA) Cabernet Sauvignon 1994
White – Domaine Leflaive (Burgundy) Bienvenue Batard Montrachet 1996
Budget red – Dom de la Citadelle (France) VdP Vaucluse Cab Sauvignon 1999
Budget white – Anselmi (Italy) San Vincenzo Veneto 1999
Sweet – Gaston Huet (Loire) Vouvray Cuvée Constance 1997
Sparkling – Louis Roederer Champagne Cristal Brut 1990
Fortified – William Chambers (Australia) Rare Tokay N.V.

Cameron Clark, Holland – Top Wines of 2000 (added 17/01)
Red – Chateau D’Angludet (Bordeaux) 1985
White – Gaja (Italy) Langhe Sauvignon Alteni di Brassica 1996
White – Clarendon Hills (Aus) Chardonnay Norton Summit 1997
Budget red – House Rosé
Budget white – No Award
Sweet – Lang Merlot Icewine, 1998 (from a 200 ml bottle)
Sparkling – No Award
Fortified – No Award

Orazio Quacquarelli, Italy – Top Wines of 2000
Red – Taurino (Italy, Apulia) Patriglione 1990
White – Cantina Terlano (Italy, Trentino Alto Adige) Chardonnay 1990
Budget red – Spadafora (Italy, Sicily) Don Pietro Rosso 1998
Budget white – CS Giogantinu (Sardinia) Vermentino di Gallura Superiore 1998
Sweet – Château Sudiraut (Sauternes) 1996
Sparkling – Louis Roederer Champagne Cristal 1990
Fortified – Marco De Bartoli (Italy, Sicily) Vecchio Samperi Riserva 30 anni

Alex Bernardo, USA – Top Wines of 2000
Red – Frederic Esmonin (Burgundy) Chambertin 1998
White – Jermann (Italy) Vintage Tunina 1997
Budget red – Laurel Glen Quintana (USA) Cabernet Sauvignon 1997
Budget white – Dr. Weins-Prum (Germany) Riesling Kabinett 1999
Sweet – Château de la Genaiserie (Loire) Coteaux du Layon Tetueres 1996
Sparkling – Pol Roger Brut NV
Fortified – Graham’s Vintage Port 1970

Rob Adler, USA – Top Wines of 2000
Red – BV (California) Georges de Latour Pinot Noir 1946
White – Domaine E. Sauzet (Burgundy) Bâtard-Montrachet 1989
Budget red – Ridge (California) Sonoma Cabernet Sauvignon 1997
Budget white – Marcel Deiss (Alsace) Riesling “Bennwihr” 1994
Sweet – Huet (Loire) Cuvée Constance 1995
Sparkling – No Award
Fortified – 1997 Niepoort Port

Derek LaBand, USA – Top Wines of 2000 (added 17/01)
Red – Belles Pere et Fils (Rhône) Crozes Hermitage les Pierrelles 1996
White – Hugel (Alsace) Jubilee Gewurtztraminer 1997
Budget red – 1998 Armano Primitivo, Italy ($9)
Budget white – 1999 Martinsancho Verdijo, Spain ($12)
Sweet – Sinnean “Sweet Sydney” Late Harvest Zin, Oregon 1999
Sparkling – Pol Roger Cuvée Sir Winston Churchill 1988
Fortified – 1977 Warres Vintage Port

Panzer Cheng, Hong Kong – Top Wines of 2000
Red – Château Haut-Brion (Bordeaux) 1989
Red – Dugat-Py (Burgundy) Coeur du Roy 1998
White – Verget (Burgundy) Chablis Valmur 1996
Budget red – No award
Budget white – No award
Sweet – Château d’Yquem (Sauternes) 1976
Sparkling – Champagne La Grand Dame 1990
Fortified – No award

Mark Pearce, UK – Top Wines of 2000
Red – Kistler Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast, California 1997
White – Rene Rostaing (Rhône) Condrieu Ampuis 1998
Budget red – Marietta (California) Old Vines Lot 23 NV
Budget white – Montana (NZ) Reserve Gewurtztraminer 1997
Sweet – No award
Sparkling – Seppelt (Australia) Sparkling Shiraz 1994
Fortified – De Bortoli (Australia) The Black Noble NV

Nick Alabaster, UK – Top Wines of 2000
Red – Dominus (California) 1994
White – J-N Gagnard (Burgundy) Chassagne-Montrachet Les Callierets 1995
Budget red – Brolio (Italy) Chianti Classico 1997
Budget white – Pewsey Vale (Australia) Riesling 1999
Sweet – Château Rieussec (Sauternes) 1989
Sparkling – Pol Roger Late Disgorged (Champagne) 1988
Fortified – Taylors Vintage Port 1991

Paul Armstrong, UK – Top Wines of 2000
Red – Ashton Hills (Australia) Adelaide Hills Pinot Noir Reserve 1997
White – Domaine Fines Caillottes (Loire) Pouilly-Fumé 1997
Budget red – Abbaye de Valmagne (France) Cuvée de Turenne 1998
Budget white – Hugel (Alsace) Gentil d’Alsace 1998
Sweet – Lehmann (Australia) Botrytis Semillon 1994
Sparkling – Veuve Clicquot Champagne Reserve Brut 1989
Fortified – Gould Campbell Vintage Port 1970

Greg Bevan, Denmark – Top Wines of 2000
Red – Pira (Italy) Barolo 1995
White – Château La Tour Leognan (Bordeaux) Graves 1997
Budget red – Château Le Breuil Renaissance (Bordeaux) Medoc 1998
Budget white – Piropan (Italy) Soave 1999
Sweet – No Award
Sparkling – Champagne Duval-Leroy
Fortified – Dow’s 1986 Vintage Quinta Do Bomfim Port

Ian Mackie, Australia – Top Wines of 2000
Red – Château Marquis-d’Alesme-Becker (Bordeaux) 1982
White – Bannockburn (Australia) Chardonnay 1990
Budget red – Château Tahbilk (Australia) Cabernet Sauvignon
Budget white – Corbans (NZ) Sauvignon Blanc 1999
Sweet – Château Rieussec (Sauternes) 1981
Sparkling – Champagne Taittinger NV
Fortified – Sandeman 1963 Vintage Port

Giovanni Galfano, Italy – Top Wines of 2000
Red – Alain Voge (Rhône) Cornas Cuvée Vieilles Vignes 1998
White – Planeta (Sicily, Italy) Chardonnay 1998
Budget red – Rivera (Apulia, Italy) Il Falcone 1997
Budget white – Erste & Neue (Alto Adige, Italy) Puntay Pinot Bianco 1997
Sweet – Salvatore Murana (Sicily) Passito di Pantelleria Martingana 1996
Sparkling – Taittinger Champagne Comtes Rosé 1995
Fortified – Emilio Lustau (Spain) Centenario Bodega Murillo Pedro Ximenez

Mark Arrowsmith, Hong Kong/UK – Top Wines of 2000
Red – Château Palmer (Bordeaux) 1970
White – (Germany) Hattenheimer Deutelsberg Rheingau Reisling 1997
Budget red – No Award
Budget white – No Award
Sweet – Feher Arany (Hungary) Muscat Late Harvest 1997
Sparkling – 1990 Dom Perignon Champagne
Fortified – No Award

Joel Hopwood, UK – Top Wines of 2000
Red – Castello di Fonterutoli (Italy) Siepi 1998 £35
White – Jermann (Italy) Vintage Tunina 1997 £22
Budget red – Château Mansenoble (France) 1998 £5.99
Budget white – Fontana Candida (Italy) Frascati 1999 £4.49
Sweet – Salvatore Murana (Italy) Moscato Passito “Khamma” 1997
Sparkling – Vilmart Champagne Grand Cellier D’Or 1990

Charles Adams, UK
Red – Vina Pedrosa (Spain) Crianza 1994
White – Fairview (South Africa) Oom Pagel Semillon 1999
Budget red – Fairview (South Africa) Goats do Roam 1999
Budget white – No award
Sweet – Seppelt (Australia) Show Muscat 1998

Jamie Goode, UK
Red – Niepoort (Portugal) Redoma 1994
White – Ramonet (Burgundy) Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru Boudriotte 1998
Budget red – Château de Lancyre (France) Pic Saint-Loup Grande Cuvée 1997
Budget white – Pewsey Vale (Australia) Eden Valley Riesling 1998
Sweet – Château Suduiraut (Sauternes) 1er Cru Classé 1997
Sparkling – Cloudy Bay (New Zealand) Pelorus Vintage 1995
Fortified – Quinta do Crasto Late Bottled Vintage Port 1995

Roderick Hopkins, Sweden
Red – Guigal (Rhône) la Mouline 1981
White – Trimbach (Alsace) Riesling Cuvée Frederic Emile 1990
Budget red – Wyndham (Australia) Bin 555 Shiraz 1998
Budget white – Château Coucheroy (Bordeaux) 1998
Sweet – Château d´Yquem (Sauternes) 1970
Sparkling – Champagne Jacques Selosse Blanc de Blanc 1990
Fortified – Fonseca (Portugal) Muscatel de Setúbal 1900

Bryan Collins, UK
Red – Pousse d’Or (Burgundy) Volnay 1er Cru Les Caillerets 1990
White – Trimbach (Alsace) Riesling Cuvée Frederic Emile 1990
Budget red – Château Montus (Madiran) 1996
Budget white – Goldwater (New Zealand) Dog Point Sauvignon Blanc 1999
Sweet – Château Climens (Sauternes) 1990
Sparkling – Champagne Veuve Clicquot La Grande Dame 1990
Fortified – Grahams Vintage Port 1966
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Craig Thomson, New Zealand
Red – Brookfields (NZ) Gold Label Reserve Cabernet Merlot 199
White – Te Mata Estate (New Zealand) Elston Chardonnay 1999
Budget red – Te Mata Estate (New Zealand) Awatea Cabernet Merlot 1998
Budget white – Collards (New Zealand) Queen Charlotte Riesling 1998
Sweet – Martinborough Vineyards (New Zealand) Late Harvest Riesling 1999

John Holland, UK
Red – Wolf Blass South Australia Chardonnay 1999
White – No award
Budget red – No award
Budget white – No award
Sweet – No award
Sparkling – Charles Heidsieck Champagne mis en cave 1995
Fortified – Gonzalez Byass Matusalem

Luis Antunes, Portugal
Red – Artadi (España, Rioja) Viña El Pison Reserva 1995
White – Quinta de Cabriz (Portugal, Dão) Escolha Vírgilio Loureiro 1999
Budget red – Quinta de Saes (Portugal, Dão) Tinta Roriz 1998
Budget white – Morgado de Santa Catherina (Portugal, Bucelas) 1997
Sweet – JM Fonseca (Portugal, Setúbal) Bastardinho de Azeitão 30 anos
Sparkling – Castillo Perelada (España, Catalunya) Cava Brut NV
Fortified – Fonseca Guimaraens (Portugal, Douro) Vintage Porto 1991

Peter May, UK
Red – Lujan de Cuyo (Argentina) Vina Alicia Petit Verdot 1998
White – Varone (Switzerland) Petite Arvine 1999
Budget red – Middlevlei (SA) Pinotage/Merlot 1998
Budget white – Three Choirs (England) Phoenix NV
Sweet – Miranda (Australia) Golden Botrytis 1997
Sparkling – Sainsburys Blanc de Noirs Champagne NV

Daron Fincham, UK
Red – Château Musar (Lebanon) 1994
White – Vereinigte Hospitien (MSR) Serriger Vogelsang Riesling Auslese 1989
Budget red – De Muller (Spain) Pinot Noir 1996
Budget white – Vina San Pedro (Chile) “35 Sur” Sauvignon Blanc 1999
Sweet – Château Loupiac-Gaudiet (France) Loupiac 1996
Sparkling – Seppelt (Australia) Sparkling Shiraz 1994
Fortified – Graham’s (Portugal) Vintage Port 1960
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Robert Jones, USA (added 22/12)
Red – Selvapiana (Italy) Chianti Rufina Riserva 1964
White – Jaboulet (Rhône) Hermitage Chevalier du Sterimberg 1990
Budget red – Grand Veneur (Rhône) Cotes du Rhône Villages 1998
Budget white – Mezzo Giorno (Italy,Sicilia) Insolia/Chardonnay 1999
Sweet – Travignoli (Italy) Vin Santo Riserva 1990
Sparkling – Nyetimber (England) Blanc de Blancs Brut 1993
Fortified – Cossart Gordon 15 year Malmsey Madeira
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Stephen Farris, Canada
Red – 1990 Delas Freres (Rhône) Marquise de la Tourette Hermitage
White – 1998 Seifried Sauvignon Blanc, Nelson, New Zealand
Budget red – 1997 Château des Matards (Bordeaux) 1er Cotes de Blaye
Budget white – 1998 Moorhof Muskat Ottonel, Neusiedlersee, Austria
Sweet – 1990 Schmitges (Germany) Erdener Treppchen Auslese, MSR
Sparkling – No award
Fortified – Fojo Old Tawny (Churchhill’s)

Mark Robertson, UK
Red – Guigal (Rhône) La Turque Côte Rôtie 1991
White – Antinori (Italy) Cervaro della Salla 1997
Budget red – Marietta Cellars (USA) Old Red Vine no 23 NV
Budget white – Tim Adams (Australia) Clare Valley Riesling 1997
Sweet – Château Rieussec (France) Sauternes 1988
Sparkling – Jacquesson Champagne Vintage 1990
Fortified – Blandys (Madeira) Bual 1927 (?)
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Stewart Roy, UK
Red – Château Ducru Beaucaillou (Bordeaux) 1970
White – Cave de Ribeauvillé (Alsace) Tokay Pinot Gris GC Sonnenglanz 1994
Budget red – Oisly et Thesee Co-op (Loire) Pinot Noir 1999
Budget white – Vivian Ducourneau (France) Colombard 1999
Sweet – Domaine du P’tit Val (Loire) Bonnezeaux 1998
Sparkling – Champagne Vilmart
Fortified – No award

Graham Simpson, UK
Red – Dom Maniere (Burgundy) Vosne-Romanee Les Suchots 1er Cru 1994
White – Marimar Torres (California) Don Miguel Estate Chardonnay 1995
Budget red – Coldstream Hills (Australia) Briarston 1996
Budget white – Lost Pampas (Argentina) Chardonnay 1998
Budget white – Sigalas Barelli (Greece) 1999
Sweet – Comte Cathare (Minervois) Muscat 1998
Sparkling – Jean-Noel Haton Champagne NV
Fortified – Warres 10 year old Tawny Port
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Peter Miller, UK
Red – Château Haut Chaigneau (Bordeaux) Lalande de Pomerol 1997
White – Les Roche (Loire) Pouilly Fumé 1995
Budget red – Jadot (Burgundy) Beaujolais Villages Combe-aux-Jaques ’98
Budget white – Tesco Oak Aged White Burgundy 1998
Sweet – No award
Sparkling – No award
Fortified – Dows Quinta do Bomfin Vintage Port 1987
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B. Ham, UK
Red – Villa Maria Reserve Cabernet Merlot (NZ)
White – Petaluma Tiers Chardonnay (AUS)
Budget red – Masi Modello (Italy)
Budget white – Trulli Chardonnay (Italy)
Sweet – No award
Sparkling – Bollinger RD Champagne 1979
Fortified – Campbells Rutherglen Muscat (AUS)
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Stefan Reynolds, UK
Red – Château Gazin (Bordeaux) Pomerol 1989
White – No award
Budget red – Sissek (Spain) La Granja de Monasterio 1994
Budget white – Misela de Murrieta (Spain) 1994
Sweet – Lustau (Spain) Moscatel de Chipiona
Sparkling – No award
Fortified – Warre Traditional LBV 1994
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Jim Grow, USA
Red – Mount Langi Ghiran (Australia) Shiraz 1995
White – Dom. Bongran (Burgundy) Macon Clessé Chardonay 1996
Budget red – Marietta (California) Lot #26 Red Blend
Budget white – Darting (Germany) Durkheim Michelsberg Riesling Spat.1998
Sweet – Unckrich (Germany) Kallstadt Saumagen Huxelrebe BA 1990
Sparkling – Pierre Moncuit 1990 Brut Champagne
Fortified – Dows Quinta do Bomfin Vintage Port 1987
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Andy Williams, UK
Red – Castello dei Rampolla (italy) Sammarco 1993
White – Chablis (Burgundy) 1er Cru Montée De Tonnerre 1995
Budget red – Domaine Fillatreau (France) Vieille Vignes 1996
Budget white – No award
Sweet – No award
Sparkling – Dom Perignon Champagne 1990
Fortified – Grahams Port 1977
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Marcus titley, UK
Red – Henri Jayer (Burgundy) Echezeaux 1985
White – Marques de Murrieta (Spain) Blanco 1956
Budget red – Argento (Argentina) Malbec 1999
Budget white – Valley Manor (South Africa) Chardonnay 1999
Sweet – Château Rabaud Promis (Sauternes) 1947
Sparkling – Krug Champagne Vintage 1971
Fortified – Niepoort (Portugal) Colheita 1912
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Trevor March, UK
Red – Gros F & S (Burgundy) Richebourg 1990
White – Château de Beaucastel (Rhône) Roussanne VV 1997
Budget red – Château de Beaucastel (Rhône) Coudoulet 1997
Budget white – Lagar de Cervera (Spain) Albarino 1998/9
Sweet – Dom de la Rectorie (France) Banyuls 1982
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Joakim Råhberg, Sweden
Red – Château Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande (Bordeaux) 1982
White – v. Simmern (Germ) Erbacher Marcobrunn Riesling Spätl Blaukapsel 90
Budget red – Allegrini (Italy) La Grola 1997
Budget white – Kloster Eberbach (Germany) Rheingau Riesling Spätlese 1993
Sweet – Château Climens (Sauternes) 1990
Sparkling – Champagne Cristal 1990
Fortified – Moscatel de Setúbal (Portugal) 1900
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Jon Wood, USA
Red – Domaine de la Mordoree (Rhône) Lirac 1998
White – Les Vignerons de l’Ardeche (France) Viognier 1998
Budget red – Domaine Cros (France) Minervois 1998
Budget white – Santa Julia (Argentina) Torrontes 1999
Sweet – No award
Sparkling – Champagne Pol Roger Vintage Brut 1990
Fortified – No award
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Brian Butler, USA
Red – Groth (California) Oakville Cabernet Sauvignon 1997
White – Chateau Ste. Michelle Dr. Loosen (USA) Eroica 1999
Budget red – Ravenswood (California) Lodi Zinfindel 1997
Budget white – LaBoure-Roi (Burgundy) Pouilly-Fuisse 1998
Sweet – Simi (California) Late Harvest Chardonnay 1995
Sparkling – Domaine Carneros (USA) Brut 1997
Fortified – Gabriel & Andreu (France) Fins Bois Cognac NV
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Chris Smith, UK
Red – Chateau Beychevelle (Bordeaux) 1955
White – Yqrec (Bordeaux) 1985
Budget red – Blend 24, Vinicole del Priorat (Spain) 1998
Budget white – Touraine Dom de la Renaudie (France) 1998
Sweet – Rivetti La Spinetta Moscato d’Asti (Italy) 1998
Sparkling – No award
Fortified – Neo PX Muy Viejo NV


See Tom’s Wines of the Year 2000

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