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Barossa Valley Wine Show 2021 winners announced

As if we needed an excuse to celebrate amazing South Australian wines. The results of the Barossa Valley Show are in.

As if we needed an excuse to celebrate amazing South Australian wines. The results of the Barossa Valley Show are in.

The Barossa Wine Show is held annually in September since the first show in 1977, and is seen as a showpiece of the region’s very best wine.

Entry is open to members of the Barossa Grape & Wine Association and to qualify wines must be made in Barossa from a minimum of 85% Barossa grapes. The judging panel includes winemakers, wine media and professional judges from around Australia and overseas.

Hundreds of wines are entered in over 25 different classes and judged over three days, with Trophies and Awards presented at a gala dinner.

Here are all of the Barossa Wine Show 2021 trophy winners:

Best 2021 Riesling, Class 1
Leo Buring 2021 Leonay Riesling

Best 2020 or older Riesling, Class 2
Jacob’s Creek 2019 Barossa Signature Riesling

Best Semillon, Class 3
Henschke 2018 Louis Semillon

Best Chardonnay, Class 4
Heggies Vineyard 2019 Estate Chardonnay

Best White Wine – other varieties or blends, Class 5
Yalumba 2018 The Virgilius Viognier

Best Rosé, Class 6
Turkey Flat Vineyards 2021 Rose

Best Fortified Wine, Class 21-24
Saltram NV Mr Pick Wicks Rare Tawny

Best Red Wine – other varieties, Class 18
Red by Caroline Dunn 2020 Mataro

Best Red Wine – other blends, Class 12
Seppeltsfield 2020 No. EC3 Barossa
Tinta Cao, Tinta Amarella, Touriga

Best Shiraz and Cabernet blend, Class 15
Wolf Blass 2018 The Master Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz

Best Grenache, Class 16
The Willows Vineyard 2020 G7 Grenache

Best Cabernet Sauvignon, Class 13 & 14
Peter Lehmann Wines 2018 Mentor Cabernet Sauvignon

Best Grenache, Shiraz and Mourvedre dominant blends, Class 17
Henschke 2020 Five Shillings Shiraz Mataro

Best Museum Red Wine, Class 20
Saltram 2016 No 1 Shiraz

Best 2020 Shiraz, Class 9
Paulmara Estates 2020 Marananga Shiraz

Best 2019 Shiraz, Class 10
St Hugo 2019 Private Collection Greenock Shiraz

Best 2018 or older Shiraz, Class 11
Saltram 2018 No 1 Shiraz

Best 2021 Dry Red Wine, Class 19
Seppeltsfield 2021 Barossa Grenache

Best Shiraz Trophy
Saltram 2018 No 1 Shiraz

The Chairman’s Selection for The Barossa Cellar
Leo Buring 2021 Leonay Riesling

Wine of Provenance
White Leo Buring Leonay Riesling – 2021, 2015, 2005

Wine of Provenance – Red
Saltram Mamre Brook Cabernet Sauvignon – 2019, 2012, 2009

Best White Wine
Leo Buring 2021 Leonay Riesling

Best Red Wine
Saltram 2018 No 1 Shiraz

Best Single Vineyard Wine
Leo Buring 2021 Leonay Riesling
Viticulturist: Angus Davidson

Best Small Sized Winery
Atzes Corner Wines

Best Medium Sized Winery
Henschke Cellars

Best Large Sized Winery
Treasury Wine Estates

Best Barossa Wine
Saltram 2018 No 1 Shiraz

Find the 2021 Barossa Valley Wine Show results catalogue here.

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