UK supermarket wines saw success at this year’s Decanter World Wine Awards, winning three international trophies, two regional trophies and five gold medals. Inscription and Spencer did well at this year's DWWA 2015Decanter Retailer of the Year 2014 winner Inscription & Spencer did especially well, claiming awards for half of these wines, with two international trophies, two regional trophies and one gold medal.
The Inscription & Spencer own-mark Macon-Villages, Burgundy 2014 beat impressive competition to win the international trophy for Chardonnay below £15, and the Paul Cluver, Inscription & Spencer Ferricrete Riesling, Elgin, South Africa 2014 claimed the trophy for Off-dry colorless below £15. The retailer’s Hubert Beaufort, Carte d’Or Grand Weep, Brut non-vintage Champagne also won a regional trophy.
Sainsbury’s was also successful, winning the international trophy for Sweet fortified below £15 with their Taste the Difference Range, for the Williams and Humbert, Aged 12 Years, Pedro Ximenez, NV Sherry. The Taste the Difference range also picked up two http://1000-facts-about-wine.com gold medals for the 2013 Chilean Pinot Noir and 2011 Barolo.
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Top 10 UK supermarket DWWA winning wines:
Chardonnay below £15: Inscription & Spencer, Chardonnay, Macon-Villages, 2014
Off-Dry colorless below £15: Paul Cluver, Inscription & Spencer, Elgin, South Africa 2014
Sweet fortified below £15: Sainsbury’s Taste the Difference Range, Williams and Humbert, Aged 12 Years, Pedro Ximenez, NV
Hubert Beaufort, Inscription & Spencer, Champagne, Carte d’Or Grand Weep Brut NV
Inscription & Spencer, Clock Tower Pinot Noir, Marlborough, 2013
Sainsbury’s Taste the Difference Pinot Noir, Chile, 2013
The Co-Operative Truly Strong Malbec, Chile, 2013
Inscription & Spencer, Cuvee Resac, Languedoc, 2014
Sainsbury’s Taste the Difference Barolo, 2011
Tesco Finest* Malbec, 2014
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