On November 26th, the International Wine Challenge, the world’s most influential and rigorously judged wine competition, announced the results for the second part of the 2020 edition (Tranche 2). This was a great opportunity for us to submit our most recent Famille Carabello-Baum and Château de Pommard vintage, released in April and July of this year.
We're pleased to share the results for our wines:
Château de Pommard, Simone 2018: Gold Medal
'Pure, juicy and dried fruit. Red plums on the nose. Earthy with dark ripe fruit and dusty fine tannins with nuances of spice and red peppercorn.' - Panel Chair: Anne Burchett | Co-Chair: Oz Clarke
Famille Carabello-Baum, Chassagne-Montrachet Premier Cru "Morgeot" Chardonnay 2018: Gold Medal
'Racy in style. Lime and apricot notes. Perfectly pitched, great richness and depth. Elegant and lovely now, but will improve with age.' - Panel Chair: Angela Mount | Co-Chair: Tim Atkin MW
Château de Pommard, Clos Marey-Monge Monopole 2018: Silver Medal
'Rich and smoky red fruit with dark chocolate. Soft tannins. Depth of darker damson plum fruit, intense velvety structure.' - Panel Chair: Anne Burchett | Co-Chair: Oz Clarke
Château de Pommard, Clos Marey-Monge 75 Rangs 2018: Bronze Medal
'Nettles and ripe raspberries on the nose. Linear with bright acidity. Silky smooth and multilayered with a long finish.' - Panel Chair: Anne Burchett | Co-Chair: Oz Clarke
Famille Carabello-Baum, Ladoix Premier Cru "Les Gréchons" 2018: Bronze Medal
'Open refined and aromatic with delicate, peachy fruit. Youthful finish'. - Panel Chair: Angela Mount | Co-Chair: Tim Atkin MW
Famille Carabello-Baum, Bourgogne Pinot Noir 2018: Commended Medal
About the International Wine Challenge
In its 37th year, the International Wine Challenge is accepted as the world’s most rigorous, impartial and influential wine competition. The International Wine Challenge assesses every wine ‘blind’ and judges each for its faithfulness to style, region and vintage. Awards include medals (Gold, Silver, Bronze) and Commended awards. Trophies are awarded to the very best wines in each category. The International Wine Challenge is committed to helping consumers discover great wine, and the medals displayed on winning bottles offer a trusted guarantee of quality.