• Brennan Vineyards Makes The List

    Texas Roussanne wines get ranked by Txwinelover.com and Brennan Vineyards comes out on top!  Here’s the details as reported by Txwinelover.com.

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    The judges attending this blind tasting consisted of wine lovers, winemakers, winery owners, experienced judges, sommeliers and wine bloggers.

    The wines in the blind tasting included some of the most respected names in the wine business.

    • Arché, Texas (Saint Jo), 2010 Vintner’s Reserve Roussanne
    • Arché, 2012 Roussanne (tank sample-free fun)
    • Arché, 2012 Vintner’s Reserve Roussanne (bottled 6/15/13, barrel fermented)
    • Becker Vineyards, 2009 Reserve Roussanne
    • Blue Ostrich Winery, Texas, 2011 Roussanne
    • Brennan Vineyards, Texas, 2011 Roussanne Lily blend
    • Brennan Vineyards, Texas, 2012 Roussanne Lily blend
    • Brushy Creek Vineyards, Texas High Plains, 2010 Roussanne
    • Calais Winery, Texas High Plains, 2011 La Cuvee Principale Roussanne
    • Cap*Rock Winery, Texas High Plains, 2010 Roussanne
    • Cap*Rock Winery, Texas High Plains, NV Roussanne
    • McPherson Cellars, Texas, 2011 Roussanne
    • McPherson Cellars, Texas, 2012 Roussanne
    • McPherson Cellars, Texas, 2012 Reserve Roussanne
    • Spicewood Vineyards, Texas High Plains, 2010 Roussanne
    • Spicewood Vineyards, Texas High Plains, 2012 Roussanne
    • Wedding Oak Winery, Texas Hill Country, 2012 Terre Blanc blend

    The top five wines ranked by the group of 19 judges:

    1. (88.21) McPherson Cellars, Texas, 2012 Reserve Roussanne
    2. (87.53) McPherson Cellars, Texas, 2011 Roussanne
    3. (86.95) McPherson Cellars, Texas, 2012 Roussanne
    4. (85.95) Brennan Vineyards, Texas, 2011 Roussanne Lily blend
    5. (85.74) Brennan Vineyards, Texas, 2012 Roussanne Lily blend

    Txwinelover.com says that it was a shock to everyone that the first three wines were all McPherson Cellars wines and the next two were the Brennan Vineyards Lily blends, especially with 17 wines and 19 judges.

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    Next time you see one of the members of the Brennan Vineyards team, make sure to congratulate them on their many successes!

     

    About Stacy Dudley

    With a BBA with an emphasis in Marketing, Stacy is the owner of The Moxie Room, a marketing firm located in Comanche, Texas. She is the master of strategy and the executor of said strategies. From conception to completion, she oversees each and every project acting as a liaison between creative and client. Before founding The Moxie Room, Stacy bulked up her portfolio all over the continent. From strategic planning, media relations, special events, internal communications, cause branding, ideation and new product launch management, her work has taken her from living in Texas to Tennessee to Toronto to Edmonton Alberta Canada.
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