Tesco Is Top for a Festive Tipple


Tesco has struck gold this Christmas at the UK's biggest wine competition, scooping an impressive 64 awards for its own-label range at the International Wine Challenge.

Topping the leaderboard of winning wines are some of the nation's favourite festive tipples including 2009 finest* Vintage Champagne Grand Cru, finest* 10 year Old Tawny Port, finest* Vintage Port, finest* Chablis Premier Cru and finest* Dessert Semillon.

Altogether Tesco took away gongs for 64 of its wines (including 3 Gold, 11 Silver and 17 Bronze medals) in this round of the wine competition, which releases results twice yearly.  This takes the supermarket's total IWC award tally to 107 in 2016

Jason Tarry, Chief Product Officer at Tesco, said:  

“We're delighted to have such a strong showing for our wines at the International Wine Challenge Awards. They demonstrate once again that our wines are great quality as well as a great price, offering outstanding value for money
“So If you're looking for award-winning wines to impress your family and friends this Christmas, then look no further than the Tesco own-brand range. “

Tesco medal wins for the first tranche of the International Wine Challenge include:
3 Gold Medals
  • Tesco finest* 10 Year Old Tawny Port
  • Tesco finest* Vintage Port
  • Tesco finest* Viña del Cura Rioja Reserva
11 Silver Medals including,
  • Tesco finest* Chablis Premier Cru
  • Tesco finest* Dessert Semillon
  • Tesco finest* Late Bottled Vintage Port
  • Tesco finest* Vintage Champagne Grand Cru
  • Tesco finest* Sancerre
17 Bronze Medals including,
  • Tesco finest* Châteauneuf du Pape
33 Commended Medals
Full list of award winning wines are included below.
Wine Name
Final Score
Tesco finest* 10 Year Old Tawny Port
Gold
Tesco finest* Vintage Port
Gold
Tesco finest* Viña del Cura Rioja Reserva
Gold
Tesco finest* Sauternes
Silver
Tesco finest* Chablis Premier Cru
Silver
Tesco finest* Dessert Semillon
Silver
Tesco finest* Passerina
Silver
Tesco finest* Steillage Mosel Riesling
Silver
Tesco finest* Late Bottled Vintage Port
Silver
Tesco finest* Vintage Champagne Grand Cru
Silver
Tesco finest* Pouilly Fumé
Silver
Tesco finest* Sancerre
Silver
Tesco finest* Stellenbosch Sauvignon Blanc
Silver
Tesco finest* Viña del Cura Rioja Gran Reserva
Silver
Tesco finest* Limestone Coast Merlot
Bronze
Tesco finest* Montagne St. Emilion
Bronze
Tesco finest* Médoc
Bronze
Tesco finest* Carmenère
Bronze
Wairau Cove Chardonnay
Bronze
Tesco finest* Alsace Gewürztraminer
Bronze
Tesco finest* Cahors Malbec
Bronze
Réserve De Tuguets
Bronze
Tesco finest* Limestone Coast Shiraz
Bronze
Tesco finest* Las Lomas Shiraz
Bronze
Tesco finest* Châteauneuf du Pape
Bronze
Tesco Old Vines Garnacha
Bronze
Tesco finest* Chilean Organic Campo Lindo Sauvignon Blanc
Bronze
Tesco finest* Quitralman Sauvignon Blanc
Bronze
Wairau Cove Sauvignon Blanc
Bronze
Tesco finest* Vinas del Rey Albariño
Bronze
Tesco Vina del Cura Rioja Blanco
Bronze
Tesco Chilean Merlot
Commended
Tesco finest* El Recurso Block 18 Cabernet Sauvignon
Commended
Tesco finest* Las Lomitas Merlot
Commended
Tesco Claret
Commended
Tesco Bordeaux Supérieur
Commended
Tesco finest* Limestone Coast Chardonnay
Commended
Tesco Australian Chardonnay
Commended
Tesco Chilean Chardonnay
Commended
Tesco finest* Swartland FairTrade Chenin Blanc
Commended
Riesling Kalkstein
Commended
Tesco finest* Sancerre Rosé
Commended
Tesco Val De Loire Rosé
Commended
Tesco Spanish Garnacha Rosé
Commended
Tesco finest* South African Malbec
Commended
Tesco finest* Côtes de Gascogne
Commended
Tesco finest* Bourgogne Hautes Côtes de Nuits
Commended
Tesco finest* Central Otago Pinot Noir
Commended
Tesco finest* Pinot Noir
Commended
Wairau Cove Pinot Noir
Commended
Tesco finest* South African Pinotage
Commended
Tesco finest* Saint Chinian
Commended
Tesco Côtes Du Rhône Villages
Commended
Tesco finest* South African Shiraz
Commended
Tesco finest* English Sparkling
Commended
Tesco finest* Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore
Commended
Tesco Australian Semillon Chardonnay
Commended
Tesco Loire Sauvignon Blanc
Commended
Tesco Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc
Commended
Tesco finest* Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc
Commended
Tesco finest* Ribera del Duero Reserva
Commended
Tesco Spanish Tempranillo
Commended
Tesco Vina de Cura Rioja
Commended
Wairau Cove Pinot Grigio
Commended 


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