Wine Awards - Highlights from Summer 2023 - Boutinot

See what the judges had to say...


We are delighted to showcase some of the recent awards our wines have received at various prestigious competitions so far this year. Huge congratulations to all the winners, of which there are many. Here are just a few of the highlights….


Wildeberg Wild House Chenin Blanc, Western Cape 2022

Best Value White Trophy – Wine Merchant ‘Top 100’ Competition

“Sustainably produced and naturally fermented, vibrant fruit leads into a honeyed, textural palate with lovely balance and freshness. This well-deserved Trophy follows a Highly Recommended rating in a recent Decanter panel tasting of South Africa’s signature white grape variety, one of only a handful of wines below £10 retail to score 91 points.”



Champagne Gremillet Blanc de Blancs NV 

Gold 95Pts – Decanter World Wine Awards 

“The nose displays sophisticated aromas of lemon tart, marzipan cake, roasted almonds and nuances of sea breeze. Chalky and savoury on the palate. Classy.”




Bottega Vinai Trentino Sauvignon Blanc 2022

Gold 95Pts – Decanter World Wine Awards

“Bursting with sweet, ripe elderflower, passion fruit and gooseberry aromatics; beautifully concentrated with a mouthwatering acidity and a crisp zip of herbs and citrus; refreshing and long.”



Fernando de Castilla Antique Fino NV 

Gold 95Pts –  International Wine Challenge

“Expressive notes of seaweed, salty, hazelnuts and read dough. This has depth in its concentration. complex with a clear extended finish.”

Silver 92Pts – Decanter World Wine Awards

“Attractive nose with vibrant brine, seaweed and bread dough aromas. Salted nuts on the palate, long and full of character.”


Fernando de Castilla Antique Palo Cortado NV

Gold 95Pts –  International Wine Challenge

“Intense, elegant, poised and refined. Beautifully structured wine layered with burnt caramelised walnuts, espresso, smoky tobacco and molasses. Complex, evolving lingering depth enhanced further by a citrus finish.”



A special mention to Bodegas Fernando De Castilla Singular Excepcional Oloroso, not only did this outstanding wine take a Gold with 96Pts at the Decanter World Wine awards, but we are also delighted to announce it received three trophy’s at the IWC, the Oloroso Trophy, the Sherry Trophy, and the prestigious IWC Champion Fortified Wine 2023 – Manuel Lozano Trophy. This is what the judges had to say

“Immense concentration with powerful flavour of nuts, citrus peel and a touch of spice and old wood. Dry with an eternal finish.”

*Unfortunately, this wine was an incredibility limited production of just a few hundred bottles and sadly we don’t have stock. 


Monte Schiavo Pallio di San Floriano Verdicchio Classico Superiore [Organic] 2021 

Gold 95Pts  –  International Wine Challenge

“Vibrant aromatic nose full of alpine flowers and tropical fruits – Zesty lemon. Hint of tropical kiwi and pineapple touches on palate with a good acidity – Lovely zesty and flowery (White) finish – A happy, complex wine.”



Pablo Y Walter Malbec – Can

Silver Medal – Independent Canned Wine Awards

“Lovely Malbec, great balance, lovely smooth finish. It’s a full-bodied red which is well made. Impressive achievement”.



Italia Moscato – Can

Silver Medal – Independent Canned Wine Awards

“Fresh and fruity, with pears and light peach, and really nicely balanced sweetness and acidity. Slight spritz elevates the palate here too. Really nice wine for those with a sweeter tooth”


Terrazze della Luna Trentino Marzemino, 2021

Silver Medal 90Pts – International Wine & Spirit Competition 

“Intense aromas of cherries, prunes, and spices on a leafy backbone. A generous palate with ripe tannins. A fresh and pure food wine.”

Silver Medal 93Pts – International Wine Challenge 

“Complex wine with fresh fruit characters of black currant and cherry supported by mountain herbs and wildflowers. A long and pleasant finish with well defined tannins and undertones of liquorice.”



Monte Schiavo Coste del Molino Verdicchio Classico,[Organic] 2022

Silver Medal 91Pts – International Wine & Spirit Competition

“Zingy yellow citrus aromas complement light, creamy almond nuttiness, making the lean, zesty and fresh palate pleasantly surprising. A gentle sherbet finish lingers pleasingly and brings the wine together wonderfully.”



Déniché le Vouvray, 2021

Silver Medal 93Pts – Decanter World Wine Awards

“Elegant honeysuckle with apple and pear aromas, a rounded beeswax texture, a bright acidity and a caramel finish.”




Here & There Malbec, 2022

Silver Medal 92Pts – Decanter World Wine Awards

“Bright and juicy fruit aromas of plum, cassis and cherries. Succulent, with lightly sandy tannins and a lovely freshness.”




Coterie by Wildeberg Cinsault Rosé, 2022

Silver Medal 90Pts – Decanter World Wine Awards and Highly Commended – Wine Merchant Top 100 

“Pale coral hue. Flinty notes and aromas of black cherry, with savoury undertones. Dry and crisp on the palate.”



Congratulations to all the winning wines and wineries!


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