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CINQUAIN CELLARS WINS 8 MEDALS IN SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE WINE COMPETITION
Including Gold and Double Gold
Cinquain Cellars, Paso Robles AVA Newcomer, Wins 8 Medals in San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
Most Notably the Tinta Cao & Touriga Dessert Wine Wins Double Gold and Independence Red Wins Gold
SAN MIGUEL, Calif. - January 13, 2009 - The results of the 2009 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition were announced this week to reveal that one of Paso Robles' newest wineries, Cinquain CellarsÃ‚Â®, was awarded 8 medals in this prestigious competition, one for each of their debut releases.
Medals Awarded to Cinquain Cellars at San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition:
1. Double Gold - 2006 Tinta Cao & Touriga Dessert Wine
2. Gold - 2006 Independence Red
3. Silver - 2007 Chardonnay
4. Silver - 2007 Sauvignon Blanc
5. Silver - 2006 Reserve Meritage
6. Silver - 2006 Syrah
7. Silver - 2006 Merlot
8. Bronze - 2006 Cabernet Syrah
Taste the Poetry
Cinquain Cellars invites you taste their award-winning wines at their new winery, in the barrel room and among the vines with owner and winemaker, David Nagengast. The winery is just minutes off Highway 46 East at 6404 Independence Ranch Place, San Miguel, CA 93451.
About Cinquain Cellars
2006 marks the first vintage of Cinquain Cellars, one of the newest wineries in the Paso Robles appellation. Cinquain Cellars is focused on estate grown reds, including Bordeaux, Rhone, and Port varieties, as well as, sourcing fruit from select vineyards for white varieties. It is run by David and Beth Nagengast, with David tending to the vineyard and winemaking while Beth manages the sales and marketing. Learn more at www.cinquaincellars.com or www.pasowine.com.
2009 Cinquain Cellars. Cinquain Cellars is a registered trademark owned by David Nagengast.