2013 PENNSYLVANIA WINE EXCELLENCE

The Pennsylvania Wine Society has selected ten wines for the eleventh annual Pennsylvania Wine Excellence Tasting.

The wines were selected through independent judging by the Pennsylvania Wine Society.

Crossing Vineyards Merlot 2006 was selected as the overall winner of the Pennsylvania Wine Society Excellence Award 2013.

The Top 10 (in alphabetical order)

Blue Mountain Vineyards Meritage 2006

Chaddsford Cabernet Sauvignon 2010

Crossing Vineyards Merlot 2006

Crossing Vineyards Merlot 2009

Karamoor Meritage 2008

Karamoor Merlot 2008

Manatawny Creek Meritage Reserve 2010

Manatawny Creek Syrah 2010

Vynecrest Lemberger 2011

Waltz Vineyard Chardonnay Reserve 2010

Waltz Vineyard Crow Woods Cabernet Sauvignon 2009

The Honorable Mentions (in alphabetical order) 

Arrowhead Riesling

Crossing Vineyards Cabernet Franc 2006

Crossing Vineyards Chambourcin 2008

Crossing Vineyards Late Harvest Vidal Blanc 2009

Karamoor Cabernet Franc 2008

Pinnacle Ridge Merlot 2010

Pinnacle Ridge Veritas 2010

Presque Isle Wine Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon 2010

Presque Isle Wine Cellars Dornfelder 2012

Waltz Vineyard Baron Red 2009

Waltz Vineyard Cherry Tree Merlot 2009