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Accolades

Awards and Honors garnered by Appellation Ventures wines

Esser Accolades

download a file of the recent Esser Vineyards accolades. Available in PDF files with vertical and horizontal orientations.

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Las Palmeras Accolades

download a file of the recent Las Palmeras Vineyards accolades. Available in Available in PDF file with vertical orientation.

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2015 Esser vineyards Chardonnay

gold medal

93 points / Gold Medal / Exceptional / Best Buy

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2014 Esser vineyards Chardonnay

silver medal

88 points / silver medal / best buy

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2014 Esser Vineyards Merlot

silver medal

2014 Esser Vineyards pinot noir

gold medal

90 points / Gold Medal / Best Buy

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2014 Esser Vineyards RosÉ of Syrah sold out

best-buy

87 points / Best Buy

Wine Enthusiast

2013 Esser Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon

gold medal

90 points / Gold Medal / Exceptional / Best Buy

BTI World Wine Championships

silver medal

88 points / Silver Medal

CA State Fair Wine Competition

2013 Esser Vineyards Sauvignon Blanc

gold medal

90 points / Gold Medal / Best Buy

tastings.com/review

best-buy

87 points / Best Buy

Wine Enthusiast

2013 Esser Vineyards chardonnay

gold medal

silver medal

89 points / Silver Medal

CA State Fair Wine Competition

2013 Esser Vineyards merlot

gold medal

91 points / Gold medal / Best Buy

tastings.com/review

2013 Esser Vineyards pinot noir

silver medal

88 points / Silver Medal

CA State Fair Wine Competition

silver medal

89 points / Silver Medal

BTI World Wine Championships

2013 Esser Vineyards RosÉ of Syrah sold out

best-buy

87 points / Best Buy

Wine Enthusiast

2012 Accolades

Wine Enthusiast Magazine reviewed five Esser wines from the 2012 vintage. All five wines received excellent scores and four out of five were rated Best Buys! Esser Chardonnay was ranked #18 in the top 100 Best Buys for 2014!

chardonnay Review

Merlot Review

pinot noir Review

sauvignon blanc Review

BTI reviewed 2012 Esser Vineyards wines. Here are the excellent results.

2014 BTI Awards PDF format

2014 Las Palmeras vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon

gold medal

92 Points / Gold Medal / Exceptional / Best Buy

tastings.com/review

2014 Las Palmeras Vineyards Chardonnay

silver medal

87 Points / Silver Medal / Highly Recommended / Best Buy

tastings.com/review

2014 Las Palmeras vineyards Red Blend

silver medal

87 Points / Silver Medal / Highly Recommended / Best Buy

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