Chile challenges

By Michael Cooper In Wine

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10th January, 2013
At major international competitions, New Zealand waltzes off with the trophies for the world’s best sauvignon blancs. Or does it? The Decanter World Wine Awards was the largest international competition in 2012, attracting over 14,000 entries. So, which wine won the trophy for best sauvignon blanc over £10? Viña San Pedro 1865 Single Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc 2011. At the International Wine & Spirit Competition 2011, also staged in the UK, the sauvignon blanc trophy went to Cono Sur 20 Barrels Limited Edition Sauvignon Blanc 2010. Both of these trophy-winning sauvignon blancs ...

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