Chandon India has won numerous accolades at Decanter World Wine Awards, International Wine Challenge and The Champagne and Sparkling Wine World Championships.
Chandon, the ‘made in India’ sparkling wine from the Moët Hennessy portfolio which combines age old sparkling wine making practices with the finest of locally sourced grapes has had a sparkling 2020 by winning eight awards across categories! Chandon India won two awards each at the Decanter World Wine Awards and International Wine Challenge (IWC) and in addition, was recognized with four prestigious awards at The Champagne and Sparkling Wine World Championships (CSWWC).
Chandon is the only Indian sparkling wine to have won awards in each of the nominated categories across platforms and to be bestowed as the National Champion for Best Indian Sparkling Wine 2020 for the Brut Rosé at The Champagne and Sparkling Wine World Championships.
|Competition Name||Year||Award Won||Brand Name|
|Decanter World Wine Awards||2020||Silver||Chandon Brut – NV|
|Decanter World Wine Awards||2020||Bronze||Chandon Brut Rosé – NV|
|International Wine Challenge||2020||Bronze||Chandon Brut Rosé – NV|
|International Wine Challenge||2020||Bronze||Chandon Brut – NV|
|The Champagne and Sparkling Wine World Championships||2020||Bronze||Chandon Brut – NV|
|The Champagne and Sparkling Wine World Championships||2020||Gold||Chandon Brut Rosé – NV|
|The Champagne and Sparkling Wine World Championships||2020||Best in class||Chandon Brut Rosé – NV|
|The Champagne and Sparkling Wine World Championships||2020||National Champion India||Chandon Brut Rosé – NV|
The Decanter World Wine Awards, The Champagne and Sparkling Wine World Championships (CSWWC) and the International Wine Challenge (IWC) are three of the world’s most prestigious wine competition and championships. These international platforms and awards bring together a plethora of spirits and wines to showcase their products amongst notable wine experts that include Masters of Wine and Master Sommeliers. While the CSWWC is in its 6th year and is the only international sparkling wine competition judged by sparkling wine specialists, the IWC which is in its 37th year is accepted as the world’s most rigorous, impartial and influential annual wine competition. The rigorous IWC judging process assesses every wine ‘blind’ and judges each for its faithfulness to style, region and vintage.
On receiving these awards, Mr. Rajesh Dixit, Estate Director, Chandon India said, “We are extremely thrilled to have received such high accolades for Chandon India! It is indeed a joyous occasion as both our product offerings, Chandon Brut and Chandon Rosé have received a badge of honor for their supreme quality and standards at such esteemed international platforms. These awards validate our commitment and innovation, thus being able to compete in the global markets.”
The award-winning sparkling wines, Chandon Brut and Chandon Brut Rosé reveal complex flavors and intense aromas which is bound to excite the senses. Pale straw yellow to a golden hue with fine persistent bubbles, Chandon Brut is created with a combination of Chenin Blanc, Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. A creamy texture balanced with a zesty acidity with a soft dry finish. Whereas Chandon Rosé is an elegant, fresh salmon pink colour with fine persistent bubbles. Made with Shiraz, it has intense aromas of ripe cherries with flavours of red fruits and soft grapefruit undertones that leads to an intense and creamy finish.
Launched in October 2013, Moët Hennessy India introduced Chandon Brut and Chandon Rosé handcrafted from grapes, home grown in Nashik’s Dindori region. Chandon is the first offering from Moët Hennessy to be produced in India.
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