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IWC Results 2020

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IWC Results 2020

The 2020 International Wine Challenge (IWC) results have been announced and the wines from the Hallgarten portfolio have received three Trophies, six Gold Medals and 60 Silver Medals!

Now in its 38th year, the International Wine Challenge is widely accepted as one of the world’s most rigorous, impartial and influential annual wine competition, decorating wines from across the world with medals.

Trophy & Gold Medal Winners 

96 points - Groot Constantia, Sauvignon Blanc 2019 

"Zesty, green and lively, with capsicum, pea shoots, wax and grass aromas. The palate is fresh, elegant and juicy, yet poised and pristine. Savoury on the finish. Quietly complex and very elegant."
International Sauvignon Blanc Trophy & Constantia Sauvignon Blanc Trophy

95 points - Lake Chalice, The Raptor Pinot Noir 2017

"Impressive wine with a lovely texture and structure to the palate. Scented floral with a hint of intense, lovely, raspberry and dark red fruit. Spices and sous bois, supple yet fresh. Generous finish with lovely harmony."
Marlborough Pinot Noir Trophy

 

Gold Medal winners: 

95 points - Berton Vineyard, Reserve Barossa Shiraz 2018

"Abundant cassis and chocolate with caramel edge. Plentiful tannins adding texture and structure. Long and statuesque style."

95 points - Groot Constantia, Grand Constance 2016

"Medium gold in colour, honey and lime marmalade with ginger and cinnamon. Lush dessert wine, finishes dry and long." 

95 points - Jim Barry Wines, The Lodge Hill Shiraz 2018

"Black pepper, black currant and morello cherries on the nose and palate with lovely grained tannins and impressive depth."

95 points - Jim Barry Wines, The Forger Shiraz 2017

"Intense with bramble fruit and sweet spice, eucalyptus, liquorice. Floral tones with blackberry fruit. Very precise, integrated oak, refined, long."

 

Silver Medal winners:

94 points -  Antoine Olivier Santenay Les Coteaux sous la Roche 2017
94 points -  Bolney Wine Estate Estate Pinot Noir 2018
93 points -  Alpha Estate Xinomavro Single Vineyard Hedgehog 2017
93 points -  Alpha Estate Ecosystem Xinomavro Vieilles Vignes Single Block Barba Yannis 2016
93 points -  Bodegas Ondarre Ondarre Gran Reserva 2011
93 points -  Bodegas Ondarre Mayor De Ondarre Reserva 2016
93 points -  Champagne Collet Millésime 2008
93 points -  Lake Chalice Wines The Falcon Pinot Noir 2018
93 points -  Lake Chalice Wines The Raptor Pinot Noir 2016
93 points -  Saint Clair Family Estate Omaka Reserve Chardonnay 2018
93 points -  Saint Clair Family Estate Pioneer Block 14 Doctor’s Creek Pinot Noir 2018
93 points -  TahbilkMuseum Marsanne 2012
93 points -  Doña PaulaSelección de Bodega 2017
93 points -  Viña Undurraga T.H. Chardonnay Limarí 2018
92 points -  Antoine Olivier Santenay Le Bievaux l'Air de Rien 2017
92 points -  Berton VineyardReserve Coonawarra Cabernet Sauvignon 2017
92 points -  Champagne Bernard Remy Blanc de Blancs Brut NV
92 points -  Groot Constantia Pinotage 2018
92 points -  Château Oumsiyat Assyrtico Cuvee Membliarus 2018
92 points -  Château Oumsiyat Rouge Desir 2017
92 points -  Château Oumsiyat Grande Reserve 2018
92 points -  Península Vinicultores Peninsula Caldalso 2018
92 points -  Saint Clair Family Estate Pioneer Block 1 Foundation Sauvignon Blanc 2019
92 points -  Saint Clair Family Estate Sauvignon Blanc 2019
92 points -  Barros Porto Colheita 1996
92 points -  Gérard Bertrand Château l'Hospitalet Grand Vin Rouge 2018
92 points -  Tahbilk Tahbilk Old Vine Cabernet Shiraz 2016
92 points -  Doña Paula  Parcel Alluvia 2017
91 points -  Bodegas San Alejandro Baltasar Gracián Garnacha Viñas Viejas El Heroe 2018
91 points -  Champagne Collet Blanc de Blancs Premier Cru NV
91 points -  Château de Tracy Haute Densité 2017
91 points -  Finca Bacara Time Waits For No One 'Black Skulls'2018
91 points -  Groot Constantia  Shiraz 2017
91 points -  Jim Barry Wines Watervale Riesling 2019
91 points -  Lake Chalice Wines 'The Falcon' Sauvignon Blanc 2019
91 points -  Oumsiyat Soupir 2019
91 points -  Doña Paula  Estate Malbec 2018
91 points -  Viña Undurraga T.H. Cabernet Sauvignon Maipo 2018
90 points -  Alpha Estate Malagouzia Single Vineyard Turtles 2019
90 points -  Alpha Estate Rosé Single Vineyard Hedgehog 2019
90 points -  Berton VineyardReserve Botrytis Semillon 2018
90 points -  Bodegas Ondarre Ondarre Reserva 2016
90 points -  Bolney Wine Estate Estate Bacchus 2018
90 points -  Champagne Collet Brut Art Déco Premier Cru NV
90 points -  Dopff-au-Moulin Riesling Grand Cru Schoenenbourg 2017
90 points -  Frescobaldi Nipozzano Vecchie Viti 2016
90 points -  Frescobaldi CastelGiocondo 2014
90 points -  Jim Barry Wines Watervale Riesling 2020
90 points -  Kozlovic Malvazija 2018
90 points -  Quady Winery Vya Sweet Vermouth NV
90 points -  Gérard Bertrand Naturae Syrah 2019
90 points -  Tahbilk Roussanne Marsanne Viognier 2018
90 points -  Tahbilk The Tower Shiraz 2018
90 points -  Doña Paula  Estate Sauvignon Blanc 2019
90 points -  Gérard Bertrand Les Aspres Réserve 2018