Gold Medal & Trophy for Vistana Chardonnay at the Sommelier Wine Awards
11 May 2015
Congratulations to the Santa Carolina Vistana Chardonnay which has had outstanding results at the 2015 Sommelier Wine Awards!
The wine made it to the coveted 'Gold List' in the 'House Wine £5.50 and Under' category and was awarded a 'By the Glass Trophy' forming part of the 'Perfect Pub Quartet'.
The judges had some excellend feedback and praised the wine's freshness and minerality:
‘Gentle flinty hint with a good aftertaste of orange blossom’
Mirco Giannoccaro of Luton Hoo Hotel Golf & Spa
‘Creamy texture with hints of tangerine peel and a refreshing acidity.'
Oscar Miller of Vinoteca King's Cross
‘Minerals, texture and a depth way beyond its price tag. Herbaceous notes on the nose alongside hints of tangerine peel lead to a fresh palate, more than capable of holding its own alongside quite punchy dishes. Think ‘monkfish with tomato, olives, anchovy and a touch of chilli’
Peter Bagatti of Bagatti’s
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