The International Wine Challenge, come to its 32nd year of activity, is one of the most prestigious and meticulous wine competitions in the world. It takes place in London and uses for his judgments of well-known tasters and international opinion leaders. During the rigorous processes of judgment, each winning wine is tasted on three separate occasions by at least 10 different judges and prizes include medals (Trophy, gold, silver, bronze).


We sent them 4 wines, here are the results with comments:


Traminer passito  AUR 2011 

Aur gold IWC IWCv.5

Tasting notes:

  • Lifted honey floral, almondy aroma, unctuous sweet peac, lemon rice palate. Candied sweetness flecks lift from balanced acidity. Incredibly rich and long marzipan finish.


Riesling SCHULZ 2013

Schulz silver IWC

Tasting notes:

  • Ripe melons, touch of coconut, flinty mineral edge. Super wine showing honey botrytis notes, candied walnuts. Wonderful acidity balances obvious sweetness. Unique wine with an abundance of personality.


Friulano  TOC BAS 2013

Toc Bas Silver IWC

Tasting notes:

  • Savoury more than fruit with subtle underlying nectarine aromas. Richly texture and quite dry yet fruit lingers at finish.


Chardonnay  SIET VIGNIS 2013

Siet Vignis silver IWC

Tasting notes:

  • Silky texture, balanced apple and pear, tinned peach and a lively body.