Visitors Wines of the Year 2003

See also Tom’s wines of the year


Joe Gilmour, UK
Red – Clos de Marquis (Bordeaux) 1996
White – Chateau de Puligny-Montachet (Burgundy) Montachet 1997
Budget red – Artadi (Rioja) Vinas del Gain 2000
Budget white – Lindemans (Australia) Bin 65
Sweet – Filhot (Sauternes) 1997
Sparkling – no award
Fortified – Taylors Quinta de Vargellas 1988 Port
Dud – Drouhin (Burgundy) Puligny-Montachet 1997

Gareth Groves, UK
Red – Tomassi (Italy) Valpolicella Ripasso 2000
White – Michel Laroche (Burgundy) Chablis Grand Cru Le Clos 1996
Budget red – Chateau de Nages (France) Cuvee Joseph Torres 1998
Budget white – Knappstein (Australia) Handpicked Clare Valley Riesling 2002
Sweet – Pelee Island (Canada) Vidal Icewine
Sparkling – Gimonnet et fils Champagne Cuvee Gastronomique NV
Fortified – Warre’s Otima 10 year old Tawny Port
Dud – Chateau de Beaucastel (Rhone) Chateauneuf du Pape Blanc 2002

David Pope, UK
Red – Ridge (USA) Montebello 1992
White – Brundlmayer (Austria) Zobinger Heiligenstein Riesling 2000
Budget red – Casa de la Ermita (Spain) Monasterio de Santa Ana 2002
Budget white – Dr Hermann (Ger) Urziger Wurzgarten Riesling auslese 1996
Sweet – Dr Loosen (Germany) Bernkasteler Lay Riesling Eiswein 2002
Sparkling – Taittinger (France) Comtes de Champagne 1986
Fortified – No award
Dud – Pavie (France) 1998

Nick Marsh, UK
Red – 1988 Cote Brune, Joseph Jamet
White – 2001 Tavel Rose, Domaine de la Morderee
Budget red – 2001 Cotes du Rhone, Domaine Soumade
Budget white – No award
Sweet – No award
Sparkling – No award
Fortified – No award
Dud – Brunello di Montalcino, Castelgiaconda – Marchesi De’ Frescobaldi

Hugh Millar, UK
Red – Catena [Argentina] Angelica Zapata 1998
White – Hamilton Russell [South Africa] Chardonnay 2000
Budget red – Carpineto [Italy] Dogajolo 1999
Budget white – Alasia [Italy] Roero Arneis 2000
Sweet – Klein Constantia [South Africa] Sauvignon Blanc 1997
Sparkling – Raymond Boulard [France] Petraea NV
Fortified – No award
Dud – No award
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John West Lau, Australia
Red – Chateau Lafleur (pomerol) 1982
White – Raveneau (Burgundy) Chablis 1er Cru ‘Chapelot’ 1996
Budget red – Tahbilk (Australia) Shiraz 1998
Budget white – Vasse Felix (Australia) Chardonnay 2001
Sweet – Chateau Climens (Sauternes) 1990
Sparkling – Champagne Pol Roger 1990 (magnum)
Fortified – Chambers (Australia) Very Old Muscat
Dud – Château Cos d’Estournel 1989

Stephen Pickles, UK
Red – Murrieta (Spain) Catillo De Ygay 1970
White – Chateau de Fieuzal (France) 1992
Budget red – Jamet (France)2002 Syrah Vin de Pays des Collines Rhodaniennes
Budget white – Pazo de Senorans (Spain) Albarino 2002
Sweet – Huet (France) Haut Lieu Molleux 1er trie 1989
Sparkling – Champagne Drappier (France) Grand sendree 1990
Fortified – Sibarita (Spain) Olorosso Sherry 30 years old
Dud – Moet NV Champagnes

Giovanni Galfano, Italy
Red – Tasca d’Almerita (Italy) Rosso del Conte 1984
White – Kuenhof (Italy) Riesling Kaiton 2001
Budget red – Cantine Mothia (Italy) Mosaikon 2001
Budget white – Fondo Antico (Italy) Grillo Parlante 2002
Sweet – Ruffino (Italy) Soliento Gold Cross 1951
Sparkling – Bollinger (France) RD Champagne 1985
Fortified – Cantine Florio (Italy) Marsala Superiore Riserva ACI 1840
Dud – Many Rosso di Montalcino from the 2000 vintage

Emile Gravemaker, Netherlands
Red – Santa Rita (Chile) Syrah/Cabernet Sauvignon/Carmenere 1997
White – No award
Budget red – Penfold’s (Australia) Bin 2 Shiraz/Mourvedre 2001
Budget white – Lindemans (Australia) Bin 65 Chardonnay 2002
Sweet – Errazuriz (Chile) Late Harvest Sauvignon Blanc 2000
Sparkling – Champagne Vilmart&Cie Coeur de Cuvée 1996
Fortified – No award

Roland Leung, ex-UK, now USA
Red – Tie: 1979 Cheval Blanc, 1970 Ausone, 1992 Caymus Special Select
White – Comte Lafon (Burgundy) Meursualt 1991
Budget red – Jim Town (USA) Merlot 1999 (in USA only)
Budget white – Chenin Blanc from Napa, name escapes me at present
Sweet – Château d’Yquem (Sauternes) 1989
Sparkling – No award
Fortified – Graham 1970 Port
Dud – Diamond Creek (USA) Greavely Meadow 1991

Iain Martin, UK
Best red wine – Château Cheval Blanc (Bordeaux) St Emilion1982
White – Château Beaucastel (Rhône) Vieilles Vignes 1994
Budget red – Zuccardi (Argentina) “Q” Tempranillo 2000
Budget white – St Gisbertus (Germany) Ortega Beerenauslese 2002
Sweet – Hugel (France) Pinot Gris Vendage Tardive 1990
Sparkling – Champagne Bollinger R.D. Extra Brut 1979
Fortified – Gonzalez Byass Matusalem Sherry NV

Jean Fisch, Belgium
Red – Argiano (Italy) Brunello di Montalcino Riserva 1979
White – Radikon (Italy) Collio Ribolla Gialla 1999
Budget red – Clos de la Roilette (Beaujolais) Fleurie Mise Tardive 1999
Budget white – La Biancara (Italy) Gambellara Sassaia 2000
Sweet – Thanisch (Germany) Bernkasteler Doktor LGKA 1989
Sparkling – Champagne Bollinger R.D. 1990
Fortified – Taylor’s Quinta de Terra Feitas Vintage Port 1986
Dud – Priorat wines

Charles Adams, UK
Red – J. M. Stephan (Rhône) Côte-Rôtie 1999
White – P. Blanck (Alsace) Schlossberg Riesling Grand Cru 1998
Budget red – Quinta das Maias (Portugal) Dão 1997
Budget white – Chateau Tahbilk (Australia) Marsanne 1995
Sweet – P. Soulez (Loire) Clos de Papillon Savennieres Moelleux 1995
Sparkling – No award
Fortified – Vinicola Hidalgo y Cia Laymont and Shaw Rare Dry Fino Sherry
Dud – Torbreck (Australia) Juveniles 2002

Philip Parkin, UK
Red – Pichon-Lalande (France) Bordeaux 1988
White – Raoul Gutherin & Fils (France) Grand Cru Chablis 1997
Budget red – Chateau Bernadotte (France) Bordeaux red 1998
Budget white – Tesco Howard Park (Australia) Great Southern Riesling 2002
Sweet – No award
Sparkling – Moet et Chandon NV
Fortified – No award
Dud – No award

Luis Antunes, Portugal
Red – José de Sousa (Portugal) Alentejo Tinto Velho 1961
White – Niepoort (Portugal) Douro Redoma Reserva 2000
Budget red – Ferreira (Portugal) Douro Quinta da Leda 2000
Budget white – Clos Floridène (France) Péssac-Léognan 2001 (half)
Sweet – Niepoort (Portugal) Douro Delícia 2002
Sparkling – Champagne Pol Roger 1993 (magnum)
Fortified – Symington Graham’s 30 anos tawny Port
Dud – Pétrus (France) Pomerol 1997

Ali Downes, UK
Red – Artadi (Spain) Grandes Anadas Rioja 2001 (cask sample)
White – Château de Fieuzal (Bordeaux) Graves Blanc 1992
Budget red – Basciano (Italy) Chianti Rufina 2001
Budget white – Thevenet (Fr) Emilian Gillet Macon-Villages Quintaine 1999
Sweet – Casal del Ronco (Italy – Friuli) Picolit 2001
Sparkling – Nyetimber (England) Blanc de Blancs 1994
Fortified – Gonzalez-Byass Noe PX Muy Viejo Sherry (30 y.o.)
Dud – Barons de Rothschild (Medoc) Chateau La Cardonne 1989

Hubert Van Heghe, Belgium
Red – Zambujeiro (Portugal) Alentejo 2000
White – Dagueneau (Loire) Pouilly-Fumé Silex 2000
Budget red – Casa de la Ermita (Spain) Jumilla 2000
Budget white – No award
Sweet – Keller (Germany) Monsheimer Silberberg Rieslaner TbA 1994
Sparkling – Champagne Bollinger Spécial Cuvée
Fortified – Quinta do Noval Port “Nacional” 1997
Dud – No award

Jonathan Brown, UK
Red – Felton Road (NZ) Pinot Noir 2001
White – Argiolas (Italy) Cerdena Bianco IGT Isola dei Nuraghi Sardegna 2001
Budget red – Contini (Italy) Cannonau di Sardegna Reserva 1998
Budget white – Flagstone (South Africa) Noon Gun 2002
Sweet – Masi (Italy) Recioto della Valpolicella 2000
Sparkling – Champagne Bollinger Grande Année 1990
Fortified – Warres Port 1970
Dud – No award

Richard Bray, UK
Red – Château Léoville Las Cases (Bordeaux) 1945
White – Domaine Marquis de Laguiche (Burgundy) Montrachet 1996
Budget red – Carpineto (Italy, Tuscany) Dogajolo 2001
Budget white – Drouhin (Burgundy) Côte de Beaune Blanc 2001
Sweet – Château Suduiraut (Bordeaux) 1966
Sparkling – Dom Perignon Chamagne 1966
Fortified – Grahams Vintage 1970
Dud – Argiano (Italy) Brunello Riserva 1978

Matthew Edgeller, UK
Red – Frescobaldi (ITA) Castelgiocondo Brunello di Montalcino Riserva 1997
White – Kistler (USA) ‘McCrea Vineyard’ Chardonnay 1990
Budget red – Rustenberg (South Africa) ‘John X Merriman’ 1999
Budget white – Sherwood Estate (NZ) Reserve Riesling 2002
Sweet – Kracher (Austria) Welschriesling ZDS TBA No.4 2000
Sparkling – Domaine Carneros (USA) ‘Le Reve’ Blanc des Blancs Brut 1996
Fortified – Chambers (Australia) Grand Liquer Muscat NV
Dud – Chateau Leoville-Poyferre (Bordeaux) St Julien 2000

Ray Abercromby, UK
Red – Penfolds (Australia) Grange 1988
White – Bindi (Australia) “Quartz” Chardonnay 1995
Budget red – Notarpanaro (Italy) 1997
Budget white – Curious Grape (England) Bacchus 2001
Sweet – Le Calendrier des Pacherenes Doux (Fr.), Madiran
Sparkling – Champagne Vilmart Coeur de Cuvee 1990
Fortified – No award
Dud – No award

Daron Fincham, UK
Red – Chateau Musar (Lebanon) 1997
White – Nautilus (New Zealand) Sauvignon Blanc 2002
Budget red – Sebastiani (USA) Merlot 1998
Budget white – Cono Sur (Chile) 35 South Chardonnay
Sweet – Kracher (Austria) Trockenbeerenauslese No. 6 2000
Sparkling – Michel (France) Cremant du Jura Chardonnay 2000
Fortified – D’Arenberg (Australia) Fortified Shiraz 1999
Dud – Jaboulet (Rhône) DomaineThalabert Crozes-Hermitage 1995

Subra, UK
Red – Robert Modavi (California) Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 1985
White – Weingut Annaberg (Germany) Reisling Spätlese 1971
Budget red – Hawques (South Africa) 2002
Budget white – Pewsey Vale (Australia) The Contours Reisling 1997
Sweet – Allegrini (Italy) Amarone 1997
Sparkling – Champagne Roederer Cristal 1989
Fortified – Grahams Port 1970
Dud – Peter Micheal (California) Les Pavots 1997

Steve Lau, Hong Kong
Red – La Mission Haut Brion (Bordeaux) Graves 1989
White – Chapoutier (Rhône) Le Meal 1998
Budget red – No award
Budget white – No award
Sweet – No award
Sparkling – Champagne Dom Perignon 1990
Fortified – No award
Dud – Chateau Talbot (Bordeaux) St Julien 1982

Peter May, UK
Red – Diemersfontein (South Africa) Carpe Diem Pinotage 2001
White – Margrain (New Zealand) Martinborough Chenin Blanc 2001
Budget red – Ravenswood (California) Lodi Zinfandel 1998
Budget white – Vergelegen (South Africa) Sauvignon Blanc 2002
Sweet – Margrain (New Zealand) Botrytised Chenin Blanc 2002
Sparkling – Raymond Boulard (France) ‘Petraea’ NV Solera Champagne
Fortified – No award
Dud – Finger Lakes Merlots

Craig Thomson, New Zealand
Red – Chateau Margaux (Margaux) 2000
White – Neudorf (NZ) Moutere Chardonnay 1997
Budget red – Wynns (Australia) Coonawarra Shiraz 2001
Budget white – Pegasus Bay (NZ) Riesling 2002
Sweet – Chateau Yquem (Sauternes) 1997
Sparkling – Louis Roederer (Champagne) NV
Fortified – No Awardx
Dud – Chateau La Conseillante (Pomerol) 2000

Anthony R, UK
Red – Domaine Gachot-Monot (Burgundy) NSG ‘Aux Crots’ 2000
White – No award
Budget red – Jean Raphet (Burgundy) Bourgogne 1995
Budget white – No award
Sweet – No award
Sparkling – No award
Dud – Edmonds St John (California) Shiraz 1999

Timothy Hughes, Canada
Red – Chateau Margaux (Bordeaux) 1970
White – Origin (Napa) Gamble Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc 2001
Budget red – Chatea Cambon la Pelouse (Bordeaux) 2000
Budget white – La Giustiniana (Italy) Gavi di Gavi ‘Cru Laguara’ 2001
Sweet – Chateau Yquem (Sauternes) 1988
Sparkling – Champagne Salon 1976
Fortified – Henriques & Henriques (Madeira) Malmsey 1954
Dud – Grange (Australia) 1998

Tristan Sjoberg, UK
Red – Torbreck (Australia) RunRig 1999
White – Leeuwin Estate (Australia) Art Series Chardonnay 1999
Budget red – Falesco (Italy) Vitiano 2001
Budget white – Inama (Italy) Soave Classico Superiore 2001
Sweet – Chateau d’Yquem (France) 1996
Sparkling – Champagne Krug Rose (France) NV
Fortified – Kopke Vintage Port 1985
Dud – Mondavi (US) Opus One 1998

Ray Queally, UK
Red – Leon Barral (France) Faugeres “Les Jadis” 1998
White – Verglegen (S.Africa) Reserve Chardonnay 1999
Budget red – Finca La Estacada (Spain) 2001
Budget white – no award
Sweet – Molino Real (Spain-Malaga) 1999
Sparkling – Champagne Billecart Salmon NV
Fortified – Graham’s 20year old Tawny Port
Dud – Jaboulet (France) Hermitage La Chapelle 1988

Andrew Stevenson, UK
Red – Vega Sicilia (Spain: Ribera del Duero) Unico 1953
WhiteCoroncino (Italy) Gaiospino Fumé Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi Class. Sup. 1998
Budget red – Quinta do Vale Dona Maria (Portugal) Rio Torto Tinto Douro 2000
Budget white – Kurt Hain (M-S-R) Piesporter Goldtropfchen Ries Kabinett 2002
Sweet – Albert Mann (Alsace) Tokay Pinot Gris Vendanges Tardives 1996
Sparkling – Raymond Boulard Champagne “Petraea” Solera
Fortified – Quinta do Noval Port “Nacional” 1963
Dud – ? (France) Escaladou Late Harvest 2001

Don Keller, USA
Red – Bogle (California) Petite Syrah
White – Columbia Valley (USA) Grand Estates Chardonnay
Budget red – No award
Budget white – No award
Sweet – No award
Sparkling – No award
Fortified – No award
Dud – No award

Simon Rummens, UK
Red – Dujac (Burgundy) Morey st Denis 1990
White – P. Javillier (Burgundy) Savigny les Beaune Les Montchenevoy 1996
Budget red – Charles Melton (Australia) Rose of Virginia 1999
Budget white – Vergelegen (South Africa) Sauvignon Blanc 2001
Sweet – Brolio (Italy) Vin Santo 1995
Sparkling – Champagne Pol Roger Brut 1990
Fortified – Taylors Port 1970
Dud – No award

Cameron Clark, Netherlands
Red – Bacio Divino (Napa, USA) 1995
White – Torbreck (Australia) Marsanne Viognier Roussanne 2001
Budget red – Montgras (Chile) Reserve Carmenere 2001
Budget white – Beringer (USA) Sauvingon Blanc 01/02
Sweet – No award
Sparkling – Champagne Charles Heidseck Mis en Cave 1997
Fortified – No award
Dud – Lafaurie Peyraguey (Sauternes) 1990

Paul Anderson, UK
Red – Jean Raphet (Burgundy) Clos de la Roche Grand Cru 1988
White – Tollot-Beaut (Burgundy) Corton-Charlemagne Grand Cru 1998
Budget red – Cono Sur (Chile) Pinot Noir 2002
Budget white – René Michel (Burgundy) Viré-Clessé Vielles Vignes sur Chêne 2000
Sweet – Zind-Humbrecht (Alsace) Tokay Pinot Gris Rotenberg 1997
Sparkling – Champagne Drappier Grand Sendrée 1995
Fortified – No award
Dud – Tesco’s Finest Red Burgundy

Odd Rydland, Norway
Red – Cheval Blanc (Bordeaux) 1989
White – Comte Lafon (Burgundy) Montrachet 1992
Budget red – Smith Woodhouse LBV Port 1994
Budget white – A Dezat (Loire) Sancerre 2002
Sweet – Baumard (Loire) Quarts de Chaume 1989
Sparkling – Champagne Philipponnat Clos des Goisses 1990
Fortified – Barbeito (Madeira) Terrantez 1834
Dud – Several Burgundies from the 1990 vintage

Martin Davies, UK
Red – Domaine d’Arlot (Burgundy) Nuit St Georges 1er Cru 1999
White – Brundlmayer (Austria) Reisling Zobinger Heiligenstein Alte Reben 2001
Budget red – Nepenthe (Australia) Pinot Noir 2001
Budget white – Feudi di San Gregorio (Italy) Fiano 2001
Sweet – Gratien (France) Wine Societys Champagne Rich NV
Sparkling – Moet et Chandon Champagne Dom Perignon 1966
Fortified – No award
Dud – Jaboulet (France) Domaine de Thalabert 1999 + 1994

Tim Deacon, UK
Red – Quinta Do Vale Dona Maria (Portugal) Douro varieties 2000
White – Hirsch Zobinger Helingenstein (Austria) Riesling 1998
Budget red – Ata Rangi (NZ) Celebre Bordeaux blend 1995
Budget white – Schloss Wallhausen (Germany) Riesling Kabinett 1999
Sweet – Pfeffingen (Germany) Sheurebe 2001
Sparkling – Nyetimber (England ) blanc de blanc Sparkling 1996
Fortified – Quinta Do Noval 20 yr old Tawny Port
Dud – JL Chave (France) Mon Couer 2000

Eric Teneberg, Sweden
Red – Dom de la Romanée-Conti (Burgundy) La Tâche 1978
White – Bründlmeyer Grüner Veltliner Alte Reben (Austria) 2001
Budget red – Pasqua Morago Cabernet Sauvignon (Italy) 1998
Budget white – Alain Brumont La Gascogne (France) Gros Manseng / Sauvignon 2002
Sweet – No award
Sparkling – Krug (Champagne) 1982 (from magnums)
Fortified – Warres (Port) 1970
Dud – O Leflaive Puligny-Montrachet Le Clavoillon (Burgundy) 1996

Roderick Hopkins, Sweden
Red – Pahlmeyer (USA) Proprietory Red 1994
White – Mer Soleil (USA) Chardonnay 1998
Budget red – Allesverloren (South Africa) Tinta Barocca 1999
Budget white – Pierre Sparr (Alsace, France) Pinot Gris Reserve 2002
Sweet – Ch d´Yquem (Bordeaux, France) 1983
Sparkling – Krug (Champagne, France) 1988
Fortified – Barbeito (Madeira) Tarrantez 1795
Dud – Dom de Baumard (Loire, France) Clos du Papillon 1998

Keith Prothero, UK/South Africa
Red – Rust en Vrede (SA) Estate 1996
White – Vergelegen (SA) White blend 2002
Budget red – Camberley (SA) Cabernet/Merlot 2001
Budget white – Asara (SA) Chardonnay 2001
Sweet – Klein Constantia (SA) Vin de Constance 1998
Sparkling – Twee JG (SA) Klein Borealis 1993
Fortified – Bredells (SA) Cape Vintage Reserve 1998
Dud – All the Chinon I tasted in the Loire

Joakim Rahberg, Sweden
Red – Pierre Ponnelle (Burgundy) Musigny 1961
White – Leroy (Burgundy) Chevalier-Montrachet 1997
Budget red – Penfolds (Australia) Koonunga Hill 2000
Budget white – von Kesselstatt (Ger) Scharzhofberger Kabinett Feinherb 2001
Sweet – Huet (Loire) Vouvray Le Mont Moelleux 1er Trie 1990
Sparkling – Taittinger Comtes de Champagne 1995
Fortified – Companhia Vinicola da Madeira Lda, Malmsey, 1880
Dud – 1997 Bordeaux

Max Kelly, Canada
Red – Chapoutier (Rhône) Hermitage ‘La Sizeranne’ 1991
White – Ramonet (Burgundy) Batard Montrachet 1988
Budget red – Castello (Spain) Reimi Gotim Bru 2000
Budget white – Egon Muller (Germany, M-S-R) Schwarzhofberg QbA 2001
Sweet – Château Rieussec (Sauternes) 1989
Sparkling – Champagne Heidsieck ‘Blanc de Millenaires’ 1990
Fortified – Taylor’s Vintage Port 1970
Dud – Paul Jaboulet (Rhône) Hermitage ‘La Chapelle’ 1982

Neil Clapperton, UK
Red – unknown (Burgundy) Chambolle Musigny Les Amoureuses 1957
White – K. Marenghi (Ger.) Escherndorfer Lump Silvaner Spät-Trocken 2001
Budget red – Mas de Bressades (France) Costieres de Nîmes Excellence 1998
Budget white – Christoffel-Berres (Ger.) Urziger Würtzgarten Spätlese 1993
Sweet – István Szepsy (Hungary) Tokaji Aszu 6 Puttonyos 1998
Sparkling – Domaine Flassians (France) Blanquette de Limoux Demi-Sec NV
Fortified – Domaine de Rancy (France) Muscat de Rivesaltes Ambré 1950
Dud – Mönchoff (Germany) Erdener Treppchen Riesling Kabinett 1989

Jan-Tore Egge, Norway
Red – Fontanafredda (Italy) Barolo Vigna La Rosa 1978
White – Bonneau du Martray (France) Corton Charlemagne 1993
Budget red – Domaine d’Andézon (France) Côtes-du-Rhône VV 2000
Budget white – Sartarelli (Italy) Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi Classico 2001
Sweet – István Szepsy (Hungary) Tokaji Cuvée 1999
Sparkling – Champagne Pol Roger Brut 1988
Fortified – Quinta do Noval Port Nacional 2000
Dud – Champagne Pol Roger Brut 1990

Bill Nanson, Switzerland
Red – Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (Burgundy) La Tâche 2000
White – Domaine Guy Roulot (Burgundy) Meursault Perrières 2000
Budget red – Mont du Toit (South Africa) 2000
Budget white – Domaine Guy Roulot (Burgundy) Bourgogne Blanc 1999
Sweet – Klein Constantia (South Africa) Vin de Constance 1998
Sparkling – Champagne Pol Roger Reserve Brut NV
Fortified – no award
Dud – Domaine des Lambrays (Burgundy) Clos des Lambrays 2000

Marcus titley, UK
Red – Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (Burgundy) Grands Echézeaux 1980
White – Raveneau (Burgundy) Chablis Les Clos 1986
Budget red – Emmanuel Rouget (Burgundy) Bourgogne Rouge 1997
Budget white – The 1990 Christoffel wines from Majestic
Sweet – Château Climens (Sauternes) 1990
Sparkling – Champagne Dom Perignon 1961
Fortified – no award
Dud – no award

Paul Howard, UK
Red – Doudet-Naudin (Burgundy) le Corton Grand Cru 1971
White – Cloudy Bay (NZ) Te Koko Sauvignon Blanc 2000
Budget red – Concha y Toro (Chile) Winemakers Lot 32 Malbec 2001
Budget white – Goisot (Burgundy) Sauvignon de St Bris 2001
Sweet – Candido (Puglia) Aleatico di Puglia Salice Salentino 1998
Sparkling – Champagne Selosse Grand Cru Blanc de Blancs NV
Fortified – Hidalgo La Gitana Manzanilla Sherry
Dud – Chapoutier (Rhone) Hermitage Blanc Chante-Alouette 1990

David Jenkins, UK
Red – Penfold’s (Australia) Grange 1992
White – Olivier Leflaive for Aymeric-Alexis (France) Auxey-Duresses 2001
Budget red – Domaine M.Gaget (France) Morgon Côte de Py 2000
Budget white – Domaine Denuziller (France) Mâcon-Solutre 2001
Sweet – no award
Sparkling – Champagne Henriot (France) Brut Millesime 1995
Fortified – Quinta das Heredias (Portugal) Ruby Port

Neal Martin, UK
Red – Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (Burgundy) La Tache 1961
White – Leroy (Burgundy) Meursault 1er Cru Perrières 1969
Budget red – Domaine Robert Groffier (Burgundy) Bourgogne Rouge 2000
Budget white – Château de la Ragotiere (Loire) Muscadet-sur-Lie 2002
Sweet – Château de Fargue (Sauternes) 1945
Sparkling – Champagne Dom Perignon 1969 (from a magnum)
Fortified – Taylor’s Port 1955
Dud – Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (Burgundy) Richebourg 1993

Paul Redfern, UK
Red – Ridge (California) Montebello 1991
White – Bonneau du Martray (Burgundy) Corton Charlemagne 1990
Budget red – Gotim Bru (Spain) 2000
Budget white – Ernst Loosen (Germany, M-S-R) Rielsing Kabinett 2001
Sweet – Château Lafaurie Peyraguey (Sauternes) 1983
Sparkling – Champagne Salon Le Mesnil 1988
Fortified – Dow Port 1977
Dud – Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (Burgundy) Romanee St Vivant 1972

David Pearce, UK
Red – Château Nenin (Bordeaux) 1961
White – Leeuwin Estate (Australia) Art Series Chardonnay 1999
Budget red – d’Arenberg (Australia) Laughing Magpie Shiraz/Viognier 2001
Budget white – Shaw and Smith (Australia) Sauvignon Blanc 2003
Sweet – Chambers (Australia) Rare Muscat
Sparkling – Champagne Krug NV
Fortified – Taylors Port 1970
Dud – Raveneau (Burgundy) Chablis Grand Cru Blanchot 1991

Geoffrey Smith, USA
Red – Neyers (California) Hudson Vineyard Napa Valley Syrah 2001
White – Ramey (California) Russian River Valley Chardonnay 2001
Budget red – Paringa (Australia) Riverlands Shiraz 2002
Budget white – Reverdy (Loire) Sancerre Hippolyte 2002
Sweet – Royal Tokaji (Hungary) Tokaji Aszu 5 Puttonyos 1996
Sparkling – Champagne Bollinger Grande Année 1996
Fortified – Ramos Pinto Vintage Port 2000
Dud – no award

Matthew Mellor, UK
Red – Château Brane-Cantenac (Bordeaux) Margaux 1961
White – Zind Humbrecht (Alsace) Gewürztraminer Herrenweg VT 1989
Budget redDomaine de la Mordorée (Rhône) Lirac Cuvée de la Reine des Bois 2001
Budget white – Château Roquefort (Bordeaux) 2001
Sweet – Domaine de Fenouillet (Rhône) Muscat de Beaumes de Venise 2001
Sparkling – Champagne Krug 1988
Fortified – Fonseca Port 1977
Dud – Château la Raze-Beauvallet (Bordeaux) Médoc 2002

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