te Pa Wines' 2014 Koha Pinot Gris has been named the Marlborough Wine of the Year at the prestigious China Wine & Spirits Awards.
Crafted with 100% Pinot Gris fruit from a single vineyard in Marlborough, New Zealand’s Wairau Valley, the classic Pinot Gris also won a Double Gold medal at the awards.
The CWSA is the largest and most prestigious wine and spirits competition in Hong Kong and China, with thousands of wines entered each year.
Chief Winemaker for te Pā, Liam McElhinney, says of the wine: “We’re proud to have taken out the trophy for the Marlborough Wine of the Year at the CWSA. The latest win builds on the global success of our Sauvignon Blanc brands and adds to international demand and strong customer affinity for our range of wines and our story.”
te Pā’s 2015 vintage range was awarded a number of Gold and Silver medals at the CWSA including Golds for its Chardonnay, barrel fermented Sauvignon Blanc ‘Oke’, Pinot Gris, Pinot Noir, and Pinot Noir Rosé. te Pā’s 2015 Sauvignon Blanc and Koha Sauvignon Blanc both took out Silver medals.
The latest wins at the CWSA highlight the fast-growing Marlborough brand’s success, with a number of new international markets added to its distribution network in recent months, and consumer demand building for its te Pā and Koha labels.