USA 2020

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 2020 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 2020 Sommeliers Choice Awards. Top 100 Wines at the Sommeliers Choice Awards will make the 2020 USA's Top 100 On-Premise wines which will be marketed to restaurants and on-premise buyers of USA.

No. 1

Kalaris

No. 2

Matilde

No. 3

Château de Lacroux/ Vigne de Maurival 2018

No. 4

Ehlers Estate 1886 Cabernet Sauvignon

No. 5

Cuvelier Los Andes / Malbec

TOP 100 WINES LIST

  • 1 Kalaris
  • 2 Matilde
  • 3 Château de Lacroux/ Vigne de Maurival 2018
  • 4 Ehlers Estate 1886 Cabernet Sauvignon
  • 5 Cuvelier Los Andes / Malbec
  • 6 Doña Silvina Reserva Malbec
  • 7 Sin Banderas
  • 8 Cannonball ELEVEN Chardonnay
  • 9 CREMANT DE LOIRE CHATEAU
  • 10 Long Shadows Vintners - Poet's Leap Riesling
  • 11 Ehlers Estate Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon
  • 12 Ehlers Estate Portrait
  • 13 2018 Estate Chardonnay
  • 14 Chaleur Blanc
  • 15 Saperavi Premium
  • 16 Kirrihill 2018 E.B's The Squire Clare Shiraz
  • 17 Chardonnay
  • 18 Fog Catcher
  • 19 Altocedro Malbec Reserva
  • 20 Angels & Cowboys Proprietary Red
  • 21 Champagne Delamotte Brut Rosé NV
  • 22 Sidewood Pinot Noir
  • 23 Crianza
  • 24 Caballo Loco Grand Cru Maipo
  • 25 Trestle Thirty One
  • 26 Pure Paso Proprietary Red
  • 27 Gilbert Pinot Noir
  • 28 Dashe Cellars "Delta Reds" Red Blend
  • 29 Malbec
  • 30 Wallis Family Estate Cabernet Sauvignon
  • 31 Fontaine du Clos Reflets de L'Ame Rouge Vacqueryras
  • 32 Geodesy Chehalem Mountain Vineyard Pinot Noir
  • 33 Cuvelier Los Andes / Merlot
  • 34 Thick Skinned Red Mountain
  • 35 Cabernet Sauvignon
  • 36 Sangiovese
  • 37 Cabernet Sauvignon
  • 38 PEPE YLLERA
  • 39 Cantine Guidi 1929 Chianti Classico DOCG
  • 40 Cantine Guidi 1929 Chianti Classico Riserva DOCG
  • 41 Decibel Malbec
  • 42 BABY BLUE
  • 43 Schlumberger Gruner Veltliner
  • 44 2017 Rutherford Ranch Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon
  • 45 Black Chicken Zinfandel
  • 46 Chardonay Hamer Olsen
  • 47 2014 Levrier by Jo Irvine Anubis Cabernet Sauvignon
  • 48 Sidewood Mappinga Shiraz
  • 49 Peter Franus Brandlin Vineyard Mount Veeder Cabernet Sauvignon
  • 50 Single Vineyard Cabernet Franc
  • 51 Caballo Loco Number Seventeen
  • 52 Valley Selection Sauvignon Blnac
  • 53 Cultivar Wine Napa Valley Cabernet
  • 54 McGrail Vineyards Shamus Patrick Red Blend
  • 55 Visionaire
  • 56 Clouds Rest Egoiste Reserve
  • 57 Montinore Estate Almost Dry Riesling
  • 58 Montinore Estate Reserve Pinot Noir
  • 59 Special Cuvee Sauvingnon Blanc
  • 60 Ehlers Estate Cabernet Franc
  • 61 Geodesy Sage Ridge Vineyard Red Wine
  • 62 Terra Remota Camino
  • 63 2018 Estate Pinot Noir
  • 64 DeLille D2
  • 65 Magna Cum Laude
  • 66 Dry Riesling
  • 67 Chardonnay
  • 68 [ess•eff] Rose
  • 69 Schloss Vollrads Riesling
  • 70 Santa Rita 120 Sauvignon Blanc
  • 71 Cantine Guidi 1929 Brunello di Montalcino DOCG
  • 72 Conde de Artoiz Vermouth de Garnacha
  • 73 Il Pugnalone
  • 74 Starscape Vineyard Pinot Noir
  • 75 RGNY / Scielo Tinto
  • 76 La Storia Estate Zinfandel
  • 77 Malus X Feminam
  • 78 Chalone Vineyard Estate Chardonnay
  • 79 Ladies who Shoot their Lunch
  • 80 Farm to Table
  • 81 Tohu Wines
  • 82 Ladies who Shoot their Lunch
  • 83 Gran Reserva
  • 84 Cabernet Franc
  • 85 Bates Ranch Mountain Cuvee
  • 86 Soalheiro Clássico
  • 87 St. Supery Cabernet Sauvignon
  • 88 4 estaciones icon malbec
  • 89 Montechiari Brut Donna Cathe
  • 90 Montechiari Marlot
  • 91 Lievland Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon
  • 92 Duck Hunter Marlborough Pinot Noir
  • 93 Safriel House Barrel Fermented Sauvignon Blanc
  • 94 Etoile Brut
  • 95 Etoile Rosé
  • 96 Kaiser Family Winery
  • 97 1772 Pinot Noir
  • 98 Long Shadows Vintners - Pedestal
  • 99 Château de Lacroux/ Vigne du Castellan
  • 100 Campo Viejo Gran Reserva