Gerard Bertrand Reserve Speciale wines continue to earn extraordinary accolades world wide. If you haven't been convinced previously from the past great scores and press for the Reserve Speciale wines (or found out yourself from pulling the corks on a few botles) then here is just a little more proof that these are some of the greatest wine values from anywhere in the world. At the recently concluded Concours Mondiale, which was held this year in Bordeaux, there were over 6000 total wines presented. The jury is composed solely of professional tasters, personalities and renowned experts in the field of wine: Oenologists, sommeliers, journalists, wine writers and international buyers and traders.
Excellent reviews for the Gerard Bertrand Corbieres, Minervois, & Tautavel and another great pre-release score for the 2006 L'Hospitalitas. Separate electronic sell sheets will be posted on the blog for each of the current releases by mid week.
Gerard Bertrand wines collect an impressive dozen awards at the recently concluded Decanter World Wine awards for 2008. Among the wines available for sale in the United States, include: Commended wine, Grand Terroir Pic St Loup. Bronze medal winners, Reserve Speciale Chardonnay and Reserve Speciale Viognier plus AOC Minervois. The silver medal winner was the Domaine Cigalus Rouge.
"By the numbers, Gérard Bertrand has achieved a level of success that is unparalleled in the region”Wine Spectator
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2005 L'Hospitalitas 93 pts Wine Spectator
Oct 31, 2007 Issue
Air France Press Release - Domaine Cigalus receives top honors from Business Traveller Magazine
Wednesday 6 February 2008
In UK and Germany, Business Traveller magazine pays tribute to Air France for its high standards of in-flight catering Wednesday 6 February 2008 Air France has received two awards from the Business Traveller specialist magazine (UK and German editions) in recognition of its outstanding quality white wines served in its l’Espace Affaires cabins along with its top-rated menus on flights to the Americas. In London, Air France won the «Best Business Class White» prize in the «Cellars in the Skies 2007» competition, which is organized each year to compensate the best wines served on board airlines. The Domaine de Cigalus de 2005 was singled out in a blind tasting session held by a panel of experts. Gérard Bertrand’s Languedoc White wine was selected by Olivier Poussier, elected the world’s best wine and beverage consultant in 2000, in charge of the wines and champagne list on board Air France flights.