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2015 Traditional Wine - English

2015 Traditional Wine - Spanish

2015 Traditional Wine - Italian

 

$90 per Entry
Six (6) Bottles per Entry

*Entry Deadline April 15

 

Awards Offered
Best of Class

An outstanding Gold Medal wine that is superior in its class.

 
Gold Medal 90 – 100 pts An outstanding wine of superior character and style
Silver Medal   A very good wine with special qualities
Bronze Medal   A well made wine
     

Mail Wine, Wine Entry Form and Fees to:

Los Angeles International Wine Competition
1101 W. McKinley Ave. Pomona, CA 91768

If you have any questions or require additional information, please contact Mary Ellen Cole
Phone: (909) 865-4231 | Fax: (909) 865-4160 | Email: cole@fairplex.com

Please mark boxes 1/2, 2/2, etc. Please put entry form and fees in No. 1 box.

 
 

Divsion 1002 - Bordeaux AOC

101- Bordeaux AOC, Vintage 2011 or later,
retail price, 0 - $15.00
102- Bordeaux AOC, Vintage 2011 or later,
retail price, $15.00 and up
103- Bordeaux AOC, Vintage 2010 or earlier,
 retail price, 0 - $15.00
104- Bordeaux AOC, Vintage 2010 or earlier,
retail price, $15.00 and up

Bordeaux Supérieur AOC

105- Bordeaux Supérieur, Vintage 2011 or later, retail price, 0 - $15.00
106- Bordeaux Supérieur, Vintage 2011 or later, retail price, $15.00 and up
107- Bordeaux Supérieur, Vintage 2010 or earlier, retail price, 0 - $15.00
108- Bordeaux Supérieur, Vintage 2010 or earlier, retail price, $15.00 and up

White/Rosé

109- Bordeaux White AOC

110- Bordeaux Rosé / Clairet AOC

 

 

Organic wine made from organically grown grapes

111- Bordeaux AOC
112- Bordeaux Supérieur AOC
113- Bordeaux White AOC
114- Bordeaux Rosé / Clairet AOC

 

Division 1004 - Dessert Wine - Fortified Categories
1- Angelica
2- Madeira
3- Marsala
4- Muscat, White
5- Muscat, Black/Red
6- Port, Ruby
7- Port, Tawny
8- Port, Varietal
9- Port, Vintage
10- Port, Varietal, Vintage
11- Port, Flavored (Chocolate, etc)
12- Port, White
13- Vermouth, Red
14- Vermouth, White
15- Dessert Wine, Other

 

Portugal
16- Port, Vintage
17- Port, Tawny
18- Port, Other
Non-Spanish
19- Sherry, Dry
20- Sherry, Medium
21- Sherry, Sweet

 

Spain
22- Sherry, Fino
23- Sherry, Amontillado
24- Oloroso, Dry
25- Oloroso, Sweet

 

Division 1020 - Sparkling Wine
Non Vintage Methode Champenoise

201- Blanc de Blanc
202- Natural (0 - .5 % R.S.)
203- Brut (.51 - 1.5 % R.S.)
204- Blanc de Noir
205- Extra Dry (1.51 - 2.5 % R.S.)
206- Dry (2.51 - 3.5 % R.S.)
207- Brut Rosé
208- Red Sparkling (Syrah, Pinot Noir, etc)

 

Vintage Methode Champenoise
209- Blanc de Blanc
210- Blanc de Noir
211- Natural (0 - .5 % R.S.)
212- Brut (.51 - 1.5 % R.S.)
213- Brut Rosé

 

Australia / New Zealand
214- Blanc de Blanc
215- Blanc de Noir
216- Natural (0 - .5 % R.S.)
217- Brut (.51 - 1.5 % R.S.)
218- Dry
219- Brut Rosé
220- Red Sparkling (Shiraz)

 

Champagne
221- Blanc de Blanc
222- Blanc de Noir
223- Brut (.51 - 1.5 % R.S.)
224- Extra Dry (1.51 - 2.5 % R.S.)
225- Dry (2.51 - 3.5 % R.S.)
226- Brut Rosé


 France

227- Blanquette De Limoux
228- Cremant Brut
229- Cremant Rosé

 

Italy
230- Prosécco, Brut
231- Prosécco, Extra Dry
232- Prosécco, Dry
233- Natural (0 - .5 % R.S.)
234- Brut (.51 - 1.5 % R.S.)
235- Extra Dry (1.51 - 2.5 % R.S.)
236- Dry (2.51 - 3.5 % R.S.)
237- Moscato D’Asti
238- Sparkling Dolce
239- Asti Spumante
240- Sparkling Rosé
241- Red (Brachetto)

 

Germany
242- Sparkling, Brut
243- Sparkling, Extra Dry
244- Sparkling, Rosé
245- Other

 

Spain
246- Cava
247- Cava, Rosé

 

Other
248- Sparkling Brut, Bulk/Charmat Process
249- Sparkling Extra Dry, Bulk/Charmat Process
250- Sparkling Blush
251- Sparkling Muscato/Spumante
252- Sparkling White Zinfandel
253- Sparkling Fruit Wines
254- Sparkling Wine with fruit flavors
255- Sparkling Gewurztraminer
256- Sparkling Pinot Grigio
257- Sparkling, Moscato with fruit flavors
258- Sparkling Moscato Rosé
259- Sparkling Orange Moscato
260- Sparking Red Moscato
261- Lambrusco, White
262- Lambrusco, Red
263- Semi-Sparkling (Frizzante)

264- Semi-Sparkling with natural flavors

265- Semi-Sparkling with fruit flavors

266- Sparkling Wine, other


Division 1030 - Red Wine Categories
301- Alicante Bouschet
302- Barbera
303- Cabernet Franc
304- Cabernet Sauvignon, Non Vintage
305- Cabernet Sauvignon, 2013 or later
        retail price, 0 - $14.99
306- Cabernet Sauvignon, 2013 or later
        retail price, $15.00 and up
307- Cabernet Sauvignon, Vintage 2012
        retail price, 0 - $14.99
308- Cabernet Sauvignon, Vintage 2012
        retail price, $15.00 - $29.99
309- Cabernet Sauvignon, Vintage 2012
        retail price, $30.00 and up
310- Cabernet Sauvignon, Vintage 2011
        retail price, 0 - $29.99
311- Cabernet Sauvignon, Vintage 2011
        retail price, $30.00 and up
312- Cabernet Sauvignon, Vintage 2010 or earlier
313- Carignane
314- Chambourcin
315- Charbono
316- Cinsault
317- Concord
318- Dolcetto
319- Gamay (all types)
320- Graciano
321- Grenache
321- Lemberger or Blaufrankish
323- Malbec
324- Marechal Foch
325- Merlot, Non Vintage
326- Merlot, 2013 or later
        retail price, 0 - $14.99
327- Merlot, 2013 or later
        retail price, $15.00 and up
328- Merlot, Vintage 2012
        retail price, 0 - $14.99
329- Merlot, Vintage 2012
        retail price, $15.00 - $29.99
330- Merlot, Vintage 2012
        retail price, $30.00 and up
331- Merlot, Vintage 2011
332- Merlot, Vintage 2010 or earlier
333- Mourvedre
334- Nebbiolo
335- Noble
336- Norton/Cynthiana
337- Petit Verdot
338- Petite Sirah, retail price, 0 - $14.99
339- Petite Sirah, retail price, $15.00 and up
340- Pinot Meunier
341- Pinot Noir, Non Vintage
342- Pinot Noir, 2013 or later
        retail price, 0 - $14.99
343- Pinot Noir, 2013 or later
        retail price, $15.00 - $29.99
344- Pinot Noir, 2013 or later
        retail price, $30.00 and up
345- Pinot Noir, Vintage 2012
        retail price, 0 - $29.99
346- Pinot Noir, Vintage 2012
        retail price, $30.00 and up
347- Pinot Noir, Vintage 2011 or earlier
348- Primitivo
349- Ruby Cabernet
350- Sangiovese
351- Sangria
352- Souzao
353- Super Tuscan Blend
354- Syrah, Non Vintage
355- Syrah, 2013 or later
        retail price, 0 - $14.99
356- Syrah, Vintage 2012
357- Syrah, Vintage 2011 or earlier
358- Tannat
359- Tempranillo
360- Teroldego
361- Touriga
362- Zinfandel, Non Vintage
363- Zinfandel, 2013 or later
        retail price, 0 - $14.99
364- Zinfandel, 2013 or later
        retail price, $15.00 and up
365- Zinfandel, Vintage 2012
        retail price, 0 - $14.99
366- Zinfandel, Vintage 2012
        retail price, $15.00 - $29.99
367- Zinfandel, Vintage 2012
        retail price, $30.00 and up
368- Zinfandel, Vintage 2011 or earlier
369- Bordeaux Blend (including Meritage)
        Vintage 2012 or later, retail price, 0 - $29.99
370- Bordeaux Blend (including Meritage)
        Vintage 2012 or later, retail price, $30.00 and up
371- Bordeaux Blend (including Meritage)
        Vintage 2011 or earlier, retail price, 0 - $29.99
372- Bordeaux Blend (including Meritage)
        Vintage 2011 or earlier, retail price, $30.00 and up

373- Cabernet Based Red Blend

374- Merlot Based Red Blend

375- Petite Syrah Based Red Blend

376- Syrah Based Red Blend

377- Zinfandel Based Red Blend
378- Cabernet Sauvignon/Merlot Blend
379- Cabernet Sauvignon/Syrah Blend
380- Italian Style Red Blend
381- Rhone Style Blend (Light to Medium-Style)
382- Rhone Style Blend (Medium to Heavy-Style)
383- Portuguese Style Red Blend
384- Spanish Style Red Blend

385- Non Vinifera Red Blend

386- Sweet Red Blend

387- Red Blend, other
388- Red Moscato

 

Argentina
389- Bonarda
390- Cabernet Sauvignon

391- Malbec
392- Argentinean Red Blend

 

 Australia

393- Cabernet Sauvignon
394- Grenache

395- Shiraz, Vintage 2013 or later

396- Shiraz, Vintage 2012

397- Shiraz, Vintage 2011 or earlier 

398- Cabernet Saugvignon/Merlot Blend

399- Cabernet Sauvignon/Shiraz Blend

400- Rhone Style Blend

 

Chile
401- Cabernet Sauvignon
402- Carmenere
403- Chilean Red Blend

 

France
404- Beaujolais
405- Bordeaux
406- Burgundy
407- Cabernet Franc
408- Chateauneuf-du-Pape
409- Coteaux du Languedoc
410- Cotes-du-Rhone
411- Malbec (Cot)
412- Pessac Leognan
413- Pinot Noir
414- Syrah
415- Vin de Pays D’OC – Cabernet Sauvignon
416- Vin de Pays D’OC – Merlot
417- Vin de Pays D’OC – Pinot Noir

418- Vin de Pays D’OC - Syrah

 

Greece
419- Agiorgitiko
420- Mavrodaphne
421- Red Greek Blend

 

Italy
422- Aglianico
423- Amarone
424- Barbaresco
425- Barbera
426- Barolo
427- Brunello di Montalcino
428- Carignano
429- Chianti
430- Chianti Classico
431- Vino Nobile di Montepulciano
432- Dolcetto
433- Friularo
434- Lambrusco
435- Montepulciano d’Abruzzo
436- Nebbiolo
437- Negroamaro
438- Nero D’Avola
439- Pinot Noir, Provincia di Pavia
440- Primitivo
441- Sagrantino
442- Sangiovese
443- Super Tuscan Blend
444- Valpolicella
445- Valpolicella Ripasso
446- Italian Red Blend

 

 New Zealand

447- Pinot Noir

 

Portugal
448- Touriga

 

South Africa
449- Pinotage
450- Dry Red Blend

 

Spain
451- Garnacha
452- Monastrell
453- Rioja, Cosecha
454- Rioja, Crianza
455- Rioja, Reserva
456- Rioja, Gran Reserva
457- Tempranillo
458- Spanish Red Blend

 

Turkey
459- Turkish Varietal
460- Turkish Blend

 

Old World
461- Cabernet Sauvignon
462- Merlot
463- Pinot Noir
464- Syrah
465- Zinfandel
466- Red Blend
467- Varietal not listed

 

New World

468- Cabernet Sauvignon

469- Merlot

470- Pinot Noir

471- Syrah

472- Zinfandel

473- Red Blend

474- Varietal not listed

 


Division 1050 - White Wine Categories

501- Albarino
502- Auxerrois
503- Blanc du Bois
504- Cayuga
505- Cortese
506- Chardonnay, Non Vintage
507- Chardonnay, Oaked, Vintage 2014 or later
508- Chardonnay, Oaked, Vintage 2013
        retail price, 0 - $14.99
509- Chardonnay, Oaked, Vintage 2013
        retail price, $15.00 - $29.99
510- Chardonnay, Oaked, Vintage 2013
        retail price, $30.00 and up
511- Chardonnay, Oaked, Vintage 2012
        retail price, 0 - $14.99
512- Chardonnay, Oaked, Vintage 2012
        retail price, $15.00 and up
513- Chardonnay, Oaked, Vintage 2011
       and earlier
514- Chardonnay, Unoaked,
        Vintage 2014 or later
515- Chardonnay, Unoaked
        Vintage 2013, retail price, 0 - $14.99
516- Chardonnay, Unoaked
        Vintage 2013, retail price, $15.00 and up
517- Chardonnay, Unoaked
        Vintage 2012 or earlier
518- Chardonel
519- Chenin Blanc
520- Diamond
521- Edelweiss
522- Ehrenfelser
523- Gewurztraminer, Dry (0 < 1 % R.S.)
524- Gewurztraminer, Medium Dry (1.1 – 2 % R.S.)
525- Gewurztraminer, Medium Sweet (2.1 – 4 % R.S.)
526- Gewurztraminer, Sweet (4.1 - 6 % R.S.)
527- Gewurztraminer Blends
528- Grenache Blanc
529- Gruner Veltiner  

 

International Riesling Guidelines
as specified by International Riesling Foundation
see
www.drinkriesling.com/tastescale


530- Riesling, Dry (0 < 1 % R.S.)
531- Riesling, Medium Dry (1.0 – 2 % R.S.)
532- Riesling, Medium Sweet (2.1 – 4 % R.S.)
533- Riesling, Sweet (4.1 - 6 % R.S.)
534- Malvasia Bianca
535- Marsanne
536- Muscat, Dry (0 < 1 % R.S.)
537- Muscat, Medium Dry (1.0 – 2 % R.S.)
538- Muscat, Medium Sweet (2.1 – 4 % R.S.)
539- Muscat, Sweet (4.1 + % R.S.)
540- Orange Muscat
541- Valvin Muscat
542- Pinot Blanc
543- Pinot Gris
544- Pinot Grigio, Non Vintage
545- Pinot Grigio, Vintage 2014 or later
546- Pinot Grigio, Vintage 2013 or earlier
547- Roussanne
548- Sauvignon Blanc, Non Vintage
549- Sauvignon Blanc, Dry, Vintage 2014 or later
        retail price, 0 - $14.99
550- Sauvignon Blanc, Dry, Vintage 2014 or later
        retail price, $15.00 and up
551- Sauvignon Blanc, Dry, Vintage 2013
        retail price, 0 - $14.99
552- Sauvignon Blanc, Dry, Vintage 2013
        retail price, $15.00 and up
553- Sauvignon Blanc, Dry, Vintage 2012 or earlier

554- Sangria

555- Semillon
556- Seyval Blanc
557- Sovereign Opal
558- Symphony, Dry and off-dry
559- Traminette
560- Verdelho
561- Vidal
562- Vignoles
563- Viognier
564- White Bordeaux Blend (White Meritage)
565- Dry White Wine Blend

566- Chardonnay Based Blend

567- Riesling Based Blend
568- Italian Style White Blend
569- Rhone Style White Blend
570- Spanish Style White Blend

571- Non Vinifera White Blend
572- Sweet White Wine Blend
573- Other White Blend
574- White Varietals not listed

 

Argentina
575- Chardonnay

576- Sauvignon Blanc
577- Torrontes

 

Australia
578- Chardonnay

579- Riesling
580- White Blends

 

France
581- Burgundy
582- Chablis
583- Chardonnay, Vin de Pays
584- Pinot Gris
585- Pessac-Leognan AOC

586- Vouvray
587- White Bordeaux
588- White Rhone Blend

 

Greece

589- Assyritiko
590- Moscato

591- Moschofilero
592- Retsina
593- Roditis
594- Greek White Blend

 

Italy
595- Arneis
596- Cortese (Gavi)
597- Falanghina
598- Fiano
599- Grechetto
600- Greco
601- Grillo
602- Malvasia Bianco
603- Moscato
604- Pinot Grigio
605- Soave
606- Trebbiano
607- Verdicchio
608- Vernaccia
609- Vermentino
610- Italian White Blend


 

New Zealand

611- Pino Grigio

612- Sauvignon Blanc


Portugal

613- Verdejo
614- Portuguese White Blend

 

South Africa
615- Chenin Blanc (Steen)
616- White Blend

 

Spain
617- Albarino
618- Rueda
619- Verdejo
620- Malvasia
621- Viura
622- Spanish White Blend

Old World
623- Chardonnay
624- Sauvingnon Blanc
625- White Blend
626- Varietal not listed

New World

627- Chardonnay
628- Sauvingnon Blanc

629- White Blend
630- White Varietal not listed

 

Division 1070 - Late Harvest Wine
701- Chardonnay (6.1 + % R.S.)
702- Chenin Blanc (6.1 + % R.S.)
703- Gewurztraminer (6.1 + % R.S.)
704- Ice Wine – Riesling
705- Ice Wine – Vidal
706- Ice Wine – Cabernet Franc
707- Ice Wine – Other Varietals
708- Ice Wine - Apple
709- Ice Wine - Cider
710- Sparkling Ice Wine
711- Muscat (6.1 + % R.S.)
712- Pinot Gris (6.1 +%R.S.)
713- Riesling (6.1 - 12% R.S.)
714- Riesling (12.1 - 18% R.S.)
715- Riesling (18.1+% R.S.)
716- Roussanne (6.1 + % R.S.)
717- Sauvignon Blanc (6.1 + % R.S.)
718- Semillon (6.1 + % R.S.)
719- Vidal (6.1 + % R.S.)
720- Vignoles (6.1 + % R.S.)
721- Viognier (6.1 + % R.S.)
722- Zinfandel (6.1 + % R.S.)
723- Beeren Auslese
724- Dessert Wine made from dried grapes
725- Recioto (Italy)
726- Vin Santo
727- Other Late Harvest


Division 1075 - Blush & Rosé Wine Categories
751- Blush (generic)
752- Rosé, Bordeaux Varietals
753- Rosé, France
754- Rosé, Italy
755- Rosé, Portugal
756- Rosé, Rioja
757- Rosé, Romania

758- Rosé, Spain

759- Rosé, Gamay
760- Rosé, Grenache
761- Rosé, Malbec
762- Rosé, Pinot Noir
763- Rosé, Sangiovese
764- Rosé, Syrah
765- Rosé, Tempranillo
766- Rosé, Rhone Style
767- Rosé (Generic)
768- Rosé, Sweet

769- Rosé, Non Vinifera

770- White Cabernet
771- White Merlot
772- White Zinfandel
773- Zinfandel Rosé
774- Pink Moscato

775- Rosé, not listed


Division 1080 - Organic Wine Categories
This special division is open to all wines made from organically grown grapes. A wine may enter the organic division as well as other divisions.
801- Sparkling
802- Chardonnay
803- Gewurztraminer
804- Muscat
805- Pinot Grigio
806- Pinot Blanc
807- Sauvignon Blanc
808- Viognier
809- White Blend
810- Cabernet Franc
811- Cabernet Sauvignon
812- Merlot
813- Nebbiolo
814- Pinot Noir
815- Sangiovese
816- Super Tuscan
817- Syrah
818- Tempranillo
819- Zinfandel
820- Red Blend
821- White Varietal not listed
822- Red Varietal not listed

Division 1090 –Fruit & Miscellaneous Wine
901- Apple
902- Apricot
903- Blackberry
904- Blueberry
905- Cherry
906- Cranberry
907- Olallieberry
908- Peach
909- Pear
910- Pomegranate
911- Plum
912- Raspberry
913- Strawberry
914- Other Fruit Wine
915- Mead
916- Huckleberry Honey Wine
917- Raspberry Honey Wine
918- Honey Wine, Flavored
919- Fruit flavored grape wine, specify flavoring
920 - Low Alcohol White Wine (less than 7%)
921- Low Alcohol Red Wine (less than 7%)
922- Non Alcohol Cabernet Sauvignon
923- Non-Alcohol Chardonnay
924- Non-Alcohol Riesling
925- Non-Alcohol Sparkling Wine
926- Non-Alcohol White Zinfandel
927- Non-Alcohol, Other than listed
928- White Wine with Fruit
929- Wine Cocktails

930- Wine based spirit substitutes

931- Traditional Rice Wine

932- Rice Wine, Flavored

933- Carbonated Flavored Rice Wine


Division 1095 – Saké
951- Junmai Daiginjo
952- Daiginjo
953- Junmai Ginjo
954- Ginjo
955- Junmai Kimoto or Yamahai
956- Ginjo Kimoto or Yamahai
957- Tokubetsu Junmai
958- Tokubetsu Honjozo
959- Junmai
960- Honjozo
961- Junmai Kimoto or Yamahai
962- Honjozo Kimoto or Yamahai
963- Futsushu
964- Nigori
965- Sparkling Saké
966- Flavored Saké
967- Nama Junmai Ginjo or Junmai Daiginjo
968- Nama Ginjo/Daiginjo
969- Nama Junmai
970- Nama Honjozo
971- Nama, other

   
 


2015 Competition Dates:
May 13-14, 2015