2020 Winners Announced
September 7, 2020
2021 Registration Opens
October 1, 2020
2021 Judging Date
May 16, 2021
Winery Reichsrat von Buhl’s 2016 vintage Armand Riesling Kabinett triumphed at the 2019 Sommeliers Choice Awards and took home five titles, namely, “White Wine of the Year”, “White Wine of the Year by the Glass”, “Wine of the Year By the Glass”, “Wine of the Year By Country (Germany)” and “Wine of The Year By Varietal (Riesling)”.
With an ABV of 8%, you can expect exotic notes with a spicy finish from this vintage. The sweetness is perfectly countered by the invigorating acidity.
Founded in 1849, the winery Reichsrat von Buhl has been family-owned for more than 150 years and belongs to the circle of the most renowned wineries in Germany. Since the beginning, Reichsrat von Buhl has stood for a terroir-embossed, timeless style that has never been fashion-oriented but has always been proud of the origin of its grapes from the best Deidesheimer and Forster vineyards. The winery is a certified organic farm active ambassador of natural, sustainable viticulture and best German wines. Since the year 2013, a new team around managing director Richard Grosche and technical director Mathieu Kauffmann is responsible for the wines.
Here's what they had to say "We are excited that our classic Riesling Kabinett Armand did so incredibly well at the Sommeliers Choice Awards: Weingut Reichsrat von Buhl’s Armand Riesling Kabinett snatched a double gold medal and won five special category awards."
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Sommeliers Choice Awards, organized by Beverage Trade Network aims to provide on-premise buyers and sommeliers a valuable benchmark for understanding which wines would make a compelling addition to a wine list. The judging panel consisted entirely of top sommeliers, on-premise wine buyers, and wine directors at U.S. restaurants, bars, pubs, and clubs. The wines were judged by Food Parability, Typicity, Value, Quality, and Package.
View the full list of winners here.
To know more about the competition click here.