Organized annually by the New York Wine & Grape Foundation, the New York Wine Classic celebrates a diverse selection of world-class wines from producers within the State. Judging for the 2023 competition took place from April 15th – June 15th, 2023 and included 749 entries from 108 wineries from across the state.
NYWGF has partnered again with the Beverage Testing Institute (BTI) to judge wines submitted. Scores will be awarded by BTI’s trained sensory panel comprised of beverage directors, sommeliers, top bartenders, retail buyers and educators.
Wölffer Estate Vineyard is thrilled to take home 4 best in class titles, 11 gold rated wines, and 6 silver rated wines. join us in raising a glass to our hard work with a taste of these exceptional winners.
Best Overall Chardonnay 2021 Perle Chardonnyay 94pts
Best Rosé 2022 Estate Rosé 93pts
Best Pinot Noir 2019 Landius 93pts
Best Malbec 2020 Cellar Series Malbec 94pts
2019 Grapes Of Roth Merlot 94pts
2021 Grapes Of Roth Virgin Berry Dry Riesling 93pts
2019 Caya Cabernet Franc 92pts
2019 Fatalis Fatum Red Blend 92pts
2021 Diosa Late Harvest 92pts
2021 Cellar Series Trebbiano 91pts
2021 Grapes Of Roth Dry Riesling 90pts
2021 Cellar Series Gewurztraminer88pts
2021 Cellar Series Pinot Gris 86pts
2021 Cellar Series Tocai Friulano 88pts
2021 Estate Chardonnay 87pts
2021 Antonov Sauvignon Blanc 87pts
90-95 – Exceptional (Gold Medal)
85-89 – Highly Recommended (Silver Medal)
80-84 – Recommended (Bronze Medal)