International Wine Challenge 2020 Medal Winning Reds Mixed Case
International Wine Challenge (IWC) 2020 Medal Winning Reds Mixed Case - All these wines won a Silver Medal in the prestigious IWC global wine competition 2020. The judges tasted over 17,000 wines and only the very best received a medal. These award winners provide a trusted guarantee of quality.
Here to enjoy at home are six great value Siver Medal wines in one six bottle case. The case contains two bottles each of the following three wines:
- 2 x Alasia Barbaresco, Piemonte Italy 2015 - Araldica's finest Barbaresco. A selection of their best barrels of Barbaresco are kept aside and blended by Lella Burdese to bottle under the Alasia label. Black fruit aromas, with some savoury, spicy and gently floral characters. Complex and richly flavoured with black cherry, bramble and a hint of violet on the palate. Good structure and fine tannins lead to a long rich finish. IWC 93 points SILVER MEDAL - 'Delightful rose petal aromas, pretty delicate and floral. Vibrant liquorice grippy tannins and a vibrant finish. - Panel Chair: Ewan Murray | Co-Chair: Peter McCombie MW' - IWC 2020
- 2 x Dona Paula, Estate Malbec, Mendoza Argentina 2018 - Intense violet in colour, this estate Malbec has enticing aromas of plums, black cherries, liquorice and spice, underpinned by subtle mineral and graphite notes. Great balance and freshness on the palate, with a deep concentration of ripe fruit, soft tannins and a persistent finish. IWC 91 points SILVER MEDAL - 'Intense flavours of blackberry and mocha with a crunchy, juicy palate with well integrated oak. Well crafted with a fresh finish'. - Panel Chair: Clive Barlow MW | Co-Chair: Helen McGinn - IWC 2020
- 2 x Alianca Dao, Portugal 2017 - Immediately juicy with lots of bramble fruits and polished aromatics. Underlying savoury and herbal character with silky, supple black fruit. Soft tannins with hints of pine and vanilla on the elegant finish. Goes well with grilled beef or lamb or robust stew. For a veggie alternative try with spinach and lentil casserole. IWC 91 points SILVER MEDAL - 'Well handled, balanced and integrated fruit with fine tannins. Fresh and herbal finish'. - Panel Chair: Joe Wadsack | Co-Chair: Jamie Goode - IWC 2020