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2011 Idaho Wine Competition


Sawtooth Winery of Nampa — one of Idaho’s largest producers — had the top wine at the 2011 Idaho Wine Competition.

Sawtooth’s 2010 Estate Gewurztraminer won best in show at the competition, held Monday at Ste. Chapelle in Caldwell. Woodriver Cellars in Eagle won best red wine for its 2008 Cabernet Franc.

Ste. Chapelle's 2008 Late Harvest Riesling was deemed the best dessert wine, and Williamson Vineyards in Caldwell won best rose for its 2010 Blossom Rose of Sangiovese.

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