Unveiled: The Top 100 winners 2016

Congratulations to all the wines that made the Wine Merchant Top 100 this year.

All are available to taste on our stand (B30) at the London Wine Fair. We’ll also be profiling them in a forthcoming supplement to The Wine Merchant.

The full top 100 list follows:

Sparkling Wines

 

France

Charles Heidsieck Brut Réserve, Champagne NV (£50, Liberty Wines)

Les Domaines Paul Mas Château Martinolles Blanquette de Limoux Blanc de Blancs, Languedoc NV (£12.95, Les Domaines Paul Mas)

BEST VALUE SPARKLING TROPHY: Arthur Metz Crémant d’Alsace
Cuvée 1904 NV (£11.01, Les Grands Chais de France)

Bernard Remy Brut Blanc de Blancs, Champagne NV
(£26.99, Hallgarten Druitt & Novum Wines)

Taittinger Comtes de Champagne 2006 (£147, Hatch Mansfield)

BEST SPARKLING TROPHY: Taittinger Nocturne Sec, Champagne NV
(£51.90, Hatch Mansfield)

 

White Wines

 

Austria

Eschenhof Holzer Grüner Veltliner, Grossriedenthal, Wagram 2015
(£10.99, Red Squirrel Wine)

 

Australia

The Courtesan Riesling, Clare Valley 2015 (£10.95, Alliance Wine)

Kilikanoon Mort’s Block Riesling, Clare Valley 2014 (£16.50, Mentzendorff)

Domaine Naturaliste “Sauvage” Sauvignon Blanc-Semillon, Margaret River 2013 (£18, Aussie Rules Wines)

Mesh Riesling, Eden Valley 2013 (£19.99, Negociants UK)

Shaw + Smith M3 Chardonnay, Adelaide Hills, South Australia 2014
(£24.99, Liberty Wines)

 

Chile

Emiliana Novas Gran Reserva Sauvignon Blanc, San Antonio 2015 (£9.99, Boutinot)

Emiliana Reserva Riesling, Bio-Bio Valley, Chile 2013 (£7.99, Boutinot)

Emiliana Signos de Origen Chardonnay / Marsanne / Viognier / Roussanne, Casablanca Valley 2014 (£12.99, Boutinot)

 

France

Les Domaines Paul Mas Claude Val Blanc, IGP Pays d’Oc 2015 (£6.50, Les Domaines Paul Mas)

Domaine du Petit Métris Clos de la Marche Savennières, Loire 2013  (£14.99, Boutinot)

François Lurton Le Mas-Traou de L’Ouille, Côtes du Roussillon 2013 (£17.99, François Lurton)

Domaine René Monnier Les Charmes Mersault 1er Cru 2012 (£52, Hallgarten Druitt & Novum Wines)

Domaine Vessigaud Pouilly-Fuissé, Burgundy 2014 (£20, Daniel Lambert Wines)

 

Germany

Dönnhoff Niederhäuser Hermannshöle Riesling Spätlese, Nahe, Germany 2014 (£38.59-£39.59, Awin Barratt Siegel Wine Agencies)

 

Greece

Gaia Wines Wild Ferment Assyrtiko, Santorini, Greece 2015 (£22.49, Hallgarten Druitt & Novum Wines)

Papagiannakos Kalogeri Malagouzia, Attika 2015 (£11.99, Boutinot)

 

Italy

Broglia La Meirana Gavi di Gavi 2014 (£18.99, Berkmann Wine Cellars)

Fertuna Dropello, IGP Toscana, Italy 2014 (£14, Mentzendorff)

Valle Reale Vigneto Popoli Trebbiano d’Abruzzo, Abruzzo 2012 (£16.49, Hallgarten Druitt & Novum Wines)

 

New Zealand

Crossings Sauvignon Blanc, Awatere Valley, Marlborough 2015 (£11, Mentzendorff)

Peregrine Pinot Gris, Central Otago 2015 (£17, Peregrine Wines)

BEST WHITE TROPHY: Saint Clair Omaka Reserve Chardonnay,
Marlborough 2014 (£19.49, Hallgarten Druitt & Novum Wines)

Saint Clair Viognier, Hawkes Bay 2015 (£13.49, Hallgarten Druitt & Novum Wines)

Tohu Sauvignon Blanc, Awatere Valley, Marlborough, 2015  (£14.99, Connoisseur Estates)

Two Rivers “Clos de Pierres” Chardonnay, Wairau Valley, Marlborough 2014 (£17.99, The Antipodean Sommelier)

 

South Africa

Bouchard Finlayson Crocodile’s Lair Chardonnay, Overberg, Walker Bay 2014 (£15.75, Seckford Agencies)

 

Spain

BEST VALUE WHITE TROPHY: Bodegas Navajas Crianza Blanco, Rioja 2012 (£8.99, Walker & Wodehouse)

Viñas del Vero La Miranda de Secastilla Garnacha Blanca, Somontano 2013
(£12.99, Gonzalez Byass UK)

Viñedos Verderrubi Rueda 2014 (£10.99, Raymond Reynolds)

 

USA

Grgich Hills Estate Chardonnay, Napa Valley, California 2012 (£40.29-£41.29, Awin Barratt Siegel Wine Agencies)

 

Rosé Wines

 

France

Château de Campuget 1753 Rose Syrah Vermentino, Costières de Nîmes, Rhône 2015 (£12.49, Hallgarten Druitt & Novum Wines)

Château Gairoird Rosé Organic, Côtes de Provence 2015 (£10.99, Boutinot)

 

South Africa

Waterkloof Circumstance Cape Coral Mourvèdre Rosé, Stellenbosch 2015 (£10.49, Boutinot)

 

Spain

Encantador Bobal Rosé 2014 (£6.99, Hallgarten Druitt & Novum Wines)

 

Red Wines

 

Argentina

Cadus Appellation Malbec, Guatallary, Mendoza, Argentina 2013 (£12.99, Boutinot)

Doña Paula Selección de Bodega Malbec, Mendoza 2011 (£33.49, Hallgarten Druitt & Novum Wines)

Kaiken Terroir Series Malbec / Bonarda / Petit Verdot, Mendoza 2013 (£9.99, Liberty Wines)

François Lurton Bodega Piedra Negra Reserve Malbec, Uco Valley, Mendoza 2013 (£13.99, François Lurton)

Piattelli Vineyards Grand Malbec, Cafayate Valley, Salta 2013 (£16.49, Hallgarten Druitt & Novum Wines)

 

Australia

BB Tasmanian Estates Devil’s Corner Pinot Noir, Tasmania 2013 (£14.99-£15.99, Awin Barratt Siegel Wine Agencies)

Robert Oatley Hancock & Hancock Cabernet Sauvignon / Touriga, McLaren Vale 2014 (£14, Hatch Mansfield)

Quarisa Wines Johnny Q Shiraz Viognier, South Australia 2012 (£9.99, The Antipodean Sommelier)

Trentham Estate Family Reserve Heathcote Shiraz, Heathcote, New South Wales 2013 (£14.95, Seckford Agencies)

Wakefield The Pioneer Shiraz, Clare Valley 2012 (£75, Louis Latour Agencies)

 

Chile

Antiyal Kuyen Syrah / Cabernet / Carmenère, Maipo Valley 2013 (£21.99, Hallgarten Druitt & Novum Wines)

Caliterra Edición Limitada M, Colchagua Valley 2013 (£16.55, Hatch Mansfield)

François Lurton Humo Blanco Edicion Limitada Syrah, Lolol, Colchagua Valley 2013 (£12.99, François Lurton)

 

France

Boutinot Rhône Les Coteaux Schisteux, Côte du Rhône Villages Séguret 2013 (£13.49, Boutinot)

Château Capion Le Juge, Coteaux du Languedoc 2012 (£13.99-£14.99, Awin Barratt Siegel Wine Agencies)

Château des Jaume Maury Sec, Roussillon 2014 (£9.90, Les Grands Chais de France)

LGI Les Argelières Cabernet Franc, IGP Pays d’Oc 2015 (£7.99, Cachet Wine)

Les Domaines Paul Mas Astelia Cabernet Sauvignon, IGP Pays d’Oc 2014 (£19.99, Les Domaines Paul Mas)

Les Domaines Paul Mas Côte Mas Rouge Intense, IGP Pays d’Oc 2015 (£6.99, Les Domaines Paul Mas)

Les Domaines Paul Mas Château Paul Mas Clos des Mures, AOP Languedoc 2014 (£12.99, Les Domaines Paul Mas)

Les Domaines Paul Mas Côte Mas Pézenas, Languedoc 2014 (£12.99, Les Domaines Paul Mas)

Domaine Pasquiers Plan de Dieu, Rhône 2014 (£11, Daniel Lambert Wines)

Domaine Remoriquet Nuits St-Georges, Burgundy 2014 (£27.99, Domaine Remoriquet)

 

Italy

Il Cascinone Crocera Barbera d’Asti Superiore 2014 (£8, Boutinot)

Cantine Nicosia Nerello Mascalese, IGT Terre Siciliane 2013 (£10, Boutinot)

Cantine San Marzano Talo Primitivo di Manduria 2013 (£12.99, Hallgarten Druitt & Novum Wines)

Michele Chiarlo La Court Barbera d’Asti Superiore 2012 (£39, Hallgarten Druitt & Novum Wines)

Farnese Pipoli Vulture Aglianico, Basillicata, Italy 2013 (£11.99, Liberty Wines)

Masi Riserva di Costasera Amarone della Valpolicella Classico Riserva 2009
(£45.93, Berkmann Wine Cellars)

San Felice Il Grigio Chianti Classico Riserva 2011 (£16, Boutinot)

Monte Schiavo Alberto Serenelli Rosso Conero, Marche 2011 (£10, Boutinot)

Tasca Perricone Guarnaccio Sicily 2014 (£19.75, Berkmann Wine Cellars)

 

New Zealand

Akarua Rua Pinot Noir, Central Otago 2014 (£19.99, Liberty Wines)

Boutinot New Zealand The Cloud Factory Pinot Noir, Marlborough 2014

Endeavour Wines Super Nanny Pinot Noir, Central Otago 2014 (£20.99, Boutinot)

Jackson Estate The Settler, Waihopai Valley, Marlborough 2013 (£20.50, Gonzalez Byass UK)

Saint Clair Omaka Reserve Pinot Noir, Marlborough, New Zealand 2012 (£24.99, Hallgarten Druitt & Novum Wines)

Terra Sancta Estate Jacksons Block Pinot Noir, Central Otago 2010 (£29.99, The Antipodean Sommelier)

Villa Maria Single Vineyard Seddon Pinot Noir, Marlborough 2011 (£28.15, Hatch Mansfield)

 

Portugal

Azamor Petit Verdot, Alentejo, Portugal 2011 (£19.99, Liberty Wines)

 

South Africa

Bouchard Finlayson Galpin Peak, Hemel-en-Aarde, Hermanus 2013 (£22.95, Seckford Agencies)

BEST VALUE RED TROPHY: Boutinot South Africa Percheron Old Vine Cinsault, Western Cape 2014 (£6.49, Boutinot)

Kaapzicht Pinotage, Stellenbosch 2012 (£14.95, Seckford Agencies)

Spice Route Chakalaka, Swartland 2013 (£14.99, Liberty Wines)

 

Spain

Marco Abella Clos Abella Priorat 2013 (£40, Marco Abella)

Marco Abella Loidana, Priorat, Spain 2013 (£16, Marco Abella)

BEST RED TROPHY: Bodegas Aster Finca el Otero Ribera del Duero 2012 (£27.95, Armit Wines)

Bodegas Ramon Bilbao Rioja Reserva 2011 (£16.95, Richmond Wine Agencies)

Luis Cañas Reserva, Selección de la Familia Rioja 2008

Miguel Merino Mazuelo, Rioja 2012 (£21.90, Alliance Wine)

Bodegas Navajas Rioja Reserva 2010 (£12.99, Walker & Wodehouse)

La Rioja Alta Viña Alberdi Rioja 2010 (£16.99, Armit Wines)

La Rioja Alta Gran Reserva 890 Rioja 2004 (£95, Armit Wines)

Tandem Ars in Vitro Tempranillo Merlot, Navarra, Spain 2013 (£9.99, Hallgarten Druitt & Novum Wines)

Uvas Felices Old Vine, Madrid DO 2013 (£18.99, Boutinot)

 

USA

Lost Angel Pinot Noir, California 2014 (£13.99, Berkmann Wine Cellars)

Trefethen Oak Knoll Merlot, Napa Valley 2012 (£35, Daniel Lambert Wines)

 

 

Fortified & Dessert Wines

Domaine les Roumanis Muscat St Jean de Minervois, Languedoc 2012
(£5.64, Les Grands Chais de France)

Domaine de Savagny Vin de Paille, Jura 2008 (£12.37, Les Grands Chais de France)

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