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Isabella Rose now the best Sparkling in AUSTRALIA!


Sidewood’s 2013 Isabella Rose’ Sparkling is now officially the best Sparkling in Australia after winning the Trophy from the Sydney International Wine Competition (SIWC).

Perpetual Trophy for Best Australian Sparkling Wine – Aperitif Style

The Isabella Rose’ was also awarded Top 100 and Blue Gold Award’s from the Sydney International , Australia’s premier show which importantly pairs wines with food dishes.

The award adds to the growing list of gold medals and trophies awarded to the new vintage of the Isabella Rose’ including;

TROPHY – BEST AUSTRALIAN SPARKLING |2018 SIWC
DOUBLE GOLD | MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL WINE COMPETITION 2017
GOLD | ROYAL QUEENSLAND WINE SHOW 2017
GOLD | NEW ZEALAND INTERNATIONAL WINE SHOW 2017
GOLD | INTERNATIONAL COOL CLIMATE WINE SHOW 2017
GOLD | WINE SHOWCASE MAGAZINE 2017
GOLD | WINE ORBIT MAGAZINE  2017

With over 30 months on yeast lees , a blend of 60% Pinot Noir and 40% Chardonnay the 2013 Isabella Rose’ displays lifted aromas of fresh strawberries, red cherry and peach and is beautifully complemented by notes of brioche and biscotti. Pale blush pink in colour this wine identifies finesse with an attractive mousse, fine bed and soft creamy palate. Simply serve chilledClick here to learn more about how we made the 2013 Isabella Rose’ Sparkling.

This award comes off the back of our 2017 Sauvignon Blanc being named the best Sauvignon Blanc in the country after winning top honours at the coveted, Royal Melbourne Wine Show last month and our Sidewood Pear Cider was dubbed best in the world after winning Best Pear Cider in the World at the World Cider Awards in London.