USA 2021

By Somms & On-Premise Wine Buyers

BOOST YOUR ON-PREMISE WINE SALES BY ADDING THESE WINES.

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WHAT ARE THE TOP 100 WINES

Top 100 On-Premise wines is a celebration of 100 top wines at the Sommeliers Choice Awards. Uniquely, the T100Wines are selected from votes made by top Sommeliers and On-Premise wine buyers of USA.

Results of the 2021 Sommeliers Choice Awards are out now.

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VOTING PROCESS

The top two questions that sommeliers will be attempting to answer at the Sommeliers Choice Awards as they judge wines is: “Would we stock this?” and "Will the consumer buy the 2nd glass".

F (Food Parability Score) + T (Typicity Score) + Q (Quality Score) + Value Score (V) + Package Score (P) = Sommeliers Choice Awards Final Score.

A separate weighted score will be given for each of the parts of the judging process. The scores will be added up to give a final score from which individual prizes will be awarded.

1. Initially be tasted blind to determine its quality, food parability and typicity. Judges will write down the price based on their assessment to late evaluate the value score.

2. Judges will then determine the package and value score of the wine once they are revealed with actual price and shown the package. The package will be judged for the on-premise considering factors like label design and information, closure, and overall look.

3. The judges can discuss the wine as a whole to help allocate scores in the four judging areas however each judge will give the wine its own score and the average will be taken as the final score.

4. Judges will also mark 'By The Glass if they think the wine is a good fit for By The Glass.

5. Food parability and quality will get more weight for their scores.

Results are now out for the 2021 Sommeliers Choice Awards. Top 100 Wines at the Sommeliers Choice Awards will make the 2021 USA's Top 100 On-Premise wines which will be marketed to restaurants and on-premise buyers of USA.

No. 1

Chateau Ste. Michelle & Dr. Loosen 2019 Eroica Riesling

No. 2

Persistence

No. 3

Long Shadows Vintners - Poet's Leap Riesling

No. 4

Carracedo

No. 5

Merlot Estate

TOP 100 WINES LIST

  • 1 Chateau Ste. Michelle & Dr. Loosen 2019 Eroica Riesling
  • 2 Persistence
  • 3 Long Shadows Vintners - Poet's Leap Riesling
  • 4 Carracedo
  • 5 Merlot Estate
  • 6 UNO MALBEC
  • 7 Albinea Canali Lambrusco "FB" Metodo Ancestrale
  • 8 Marcenasco
  • 9 Ochetti
  • 10 LE GINESTRE BAROLO DOCG SOTTOCASTELLO DI NOVELLO 2016
  • 11 Black Label
  • 12 D'Antan
  • 13 Abbazia di Novacella Kerner Alto Adige Valle Isarco DOC 2019
  • 14 Baron De Ley Rioja Rosado 2020
  • 15 Sass Pinot Noir 2016
  • 16 Pieropan Soave Classico 2019
  • 17 Pinot Gris 2019
  • 18 2015 Levrier by Jo Irvine Anubis Cabernet Sauvignon
  • 19 Ehlers Estate 2018 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon
  • 20 Porta da Ravessa Branco 2020
  • 21 Etoile Rose
  • 22 Blanc de Blancs Brut
  • 23 Trefethen Cabernet Sauvignon 2018
  • 24 Diana Nemorensis I
  • 25 fiano di avellino terredora docg 2020
  • 26 TERRA COSTANTINO Nerello Mascalese Red
  • 27 Cabo da Roca Reserva Regional Lisboa Syrah 2016
  • 28 Trois Noix Chardonnay
  • 29 Battaglione
  • 30 LE GINESTRE BAROLO DOCG SOTTOCASTELLO DI NOVELLO 2015 RISERVA
  • 31 Blu Barolo, DOCG
  • 32 PALAZZO 2017 "Left Bank" Master Blend Red Cuvée
  • 33 Gaderian Pinot Noir
  • 34 Reius Amarone della Valpolicella Classico
  • 35 Gruet
  • 36 Thymiopoulos Vineyards Xinomavro
  • 37 Robert Foley Vineyards Claret 2015
  • 38 Tornatore Etna Rosso 2017
  • 39 Doña Silvina Reserva Malbec
  • 40 Krontiras Explore Aglianico
  • 41 Sei Querce/ 2015 Six Oaks Cabernet Sauvignon
  • 42 Sei Querce/ 2016 Ranch House Cabernet Sauvignon
  • 43 Sin Banderas Rose 2020
  • 44 2017 Domaine of the Bee
  • 45 Ehlers Estate 2018 1886 Cabernet Sauvignon
  • 46 Porfyros PGI
  • 47 Porta da Ravessa Colheita Especial 2020
  • 48 Real Lavrador Selection
  • 49 Albertus Viljoen Chenin Blanc
  • 50 Chandon Rose
  • 51 greco di tufo loggia della serra docg 2020
  • 52 Monasterio de las Viñas Gran Reserva 2013
  • 53 TERRA COSTANTINO Carricante White
  • 54 Lupus in Fabula
  • 55 Monte Cascas Grande Reserva Douro Doc Red 2015
  • 56 Trois Noix Cabernet Franc
  • 57 Bloomsbury
  • 58 NAOUSSA KIR YIANNI
  • 59 Riddoch Elgin's Crossing Coonawarra Cabernet Sauvignon
  • 60 Riddoch Elgin's Crossing Coonawarra Shiraz
  • 61 Stags Leap Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon
  • 62 MALAGOUSIA - NEILIS
  • 63 Ferreira Porto Late Bottled Vintage 2015
  • 64 White Label
  • 65 Abbazia di Novacella Sylvaner Alto Adige Valle Isarco DOC 2019
  • 66 Patz & Hall 2018 Sonoma Coast Chardonnay
  • 67 Rockwell Vermouth Co., Extra Dry
  • 68 Herzog Special Reserve Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon
  • 69 Enate Crianza
  • 70 Schlumberger Gruner Veltliner
  • 71 Louis M. Martini Cabernet Sauvignon Sonoma County 2018
  • 72 Pieropan White Blend 2018
  • 73 Semillon
  • 74 Sei Querce/2015 Ranch House Cabernet Sauvignon
  • 75 Sei Querce/2016 Six Oaks Cabernet Sauvignon
  • 76 Sei Querce/c
  • 77 2017 Levrier by Jo Irvine Peritas Zinfandel
  • 78 Domaine Wardy Tempranillo 2018
  • 79 Willamette Valley Vineyards Estate Pinot Noir 2018
  • 80 Vecchie Terre di Montefili 'Vigna Vecchia'
  • 81 Claar Cellars Merlot 2018
  • 82 Miro Pine Mountain Reserve Cabernet sauvignon
  • 83 Fautor Winery Fumé Blanc 2017
  • 84 Fautor Winery Late Harvest Rhein Riesling 2010
  • 85 HERDADE PENEDO GORDO TINTO
  • 86 DONA CEPA DOURO TINTO
  • 87 Porta da Ravessa Special Edition 2020
  • 88 Porta da Ravessa Reserva Verdello
  • 89 Real Lavrador Rabo de Ovelha
  • 90 221 Chenin Blanc
  • 91 Lake Sonoma
  • 92 Cambrugiano Riserva Verdicchio di Matelica
  • 93 Marchese Manodori
  • 94 Brut
  • 95 Cabernet Franc Ars Magna
  • 96 Cabernet Sauvignon Ars Magna
  • 97 Merlot Ars Magna
  • 98 Coventina Vineyards Pinot Noir Reserve
  • 99 La Casa de la Seda
  • 100 Murviedro Pasión Red