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CINQUAIN CELLARS WINS 'BEST OF SHOW' AND 4 MEDALS AT DENVER INTL. WINE COMPETITION
Medals include Silver, Gold and two Double Golds
September 17, 2010, San Miguel, CA - Cinquain Cellars announced that its 2009 Chardonnay has been awarded "Best of Show" at the 6th Annual Denver International Wine Competition. The Best of Show award is given to only one wine out the 170 wines that were awarded medals. The Chardonnay was also awarded "Best White Wine", "Best Chardonnay" and a "Double Gold" medal.
Additionally, the Cinquain Cellars 2008 Malbec was awarded "Best Malbec" and a "Double Gold" medal, the Cinquain Cellars Reserve Meritage won Silver, and the Cinquain Cellars 2009 Roussanne was awarded a Gold medal.
Eighteen industry professionals participated in this two-day double blind competition. Approximately 120 consumers also attended a rare "Consumer's Choice" tasting of more than 180 of the competition's first day wines.
From the Denver Intl Wine Competition News Release:
"In its 6th year, the Denver International Wine Competition receives wine entries from around the globe. 2010 entries represented a 50% increase over 2009. The judges awarded 170 medals, including double gold, gold, silver and bronze distinctions. The 2010 "Best of Show" winner was Cinquain Chardonnay 2009 California, Monterey. The "Best Red Wine" award was tied by Coiled Wines Syrah, Snake River, Idaho and Andretti Winery's Dolcetto, Napa, California. The "Best Wine Label" winner was Cliff Family Winery for its "The Climber" Sauvignon Blanc label, the "Best Wine Label Series" was R&B Cellars. The full list of 2010 winners may be viewed at Denverwinecomp.com."
For more information on these wines or to schedule a private tasting, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.cinquaincellars.com.