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 March 2010 

 17/03/2010

Presenters: Geoff Cullen (1 & 7), John Mayes (2 & 3),
David Whitaker (4 & 6), Fred Bell (5 & 8)

Vinexpo 2013 Press ReleaseRaffle wine: Filosur Anderluna Torrontes 2008
Won by: Lorna Bell

Wines Region Country Source Cost Comments
1. Hamilton Russell 2008 Chardonnay,  Hemel-en-aarde Valley
Hermanus
South Africa
£17.99
13%
2. Dog Point Vineyards 2007 Sauvignon Blanc
Marlborough
New Zealand
£17.75
13.3%
3. Dog Point Vineyards  2007 Pinot Noir
Marlborough
New Zealand
£21.00
13.5%
4. Torres 2004 Gran Coronas, Penedès (Cabernet Sauvignon)
Catalonia
Spain
£11.99
14%
5. Domaine Rothschild/Catena (Bodegas CaRo) 2004 Cabernet Sauvignon
Mendoza
Argentina
£27.00
14%
6. Château d'Aydie 2006  Madarin (Tannat) South West
France
£12.99
14%
7. Tulbagh Mountain Vineyards*  2004 Syrah/Mourvèdre Western Cape
South Africa
£15.99
14.5%
8. Ferdinand Pieroth 2005 Beerenauslese (Sylvaner blend) Nahe
Germany
£5.00*
10.5%

Note*1 Tulbagh Mountain Vineyards changed ownership in 2010. It was bought by an American group headed by Charles Banks, who was for a few years the owner of Screaming Eagle. It is now called Fable Wines (www.fablewines.com). They were quickly dropped by their UK distributor because of an ambitious pricing strategy.
Note *2.  The Pieroth Beerenauslese was bought at auction. Retail price is approx. £16.
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