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A toast to Luxembourg's sparkling wines
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A toast to Luxembourg's sparkling wines

2 min. 01.06.2015 From our online archive
Luxembourg's “crémant” sparkling wines earned 22 gold medals and 12 silver medals at the “Concours national des crémants” in Amboise, France, this weekend.

(CS) Luxembourg's “crémant” sparkling wines earned 22 gold medals and 12 silver medals at the “Concours national des crémants” in Amboise, France, this weekend.

The annual event is open to crémants producers from France and Luxembourg, with over 620 of the sparkling wines, of which 105 came from Luxembourg, tested over the course of three days, from May 28 to 30.

Domaines Vinsmoselle-Crémant Poll-Fabaire was the big Luxembourg winner, scooping five gold medals for its selection.

Mutiple gold medals also went to Caves Gales, Caves St Remy-Desom, Domaine Mathes, Domaine viticole Pundel-Hoffeld and Domaines Vinsmoselles-Caves de Stadtbredimus.

On the whole, the Luxembourg crémants were praised by the jury for their high quality.

See below for a full list of winners, including the name of the winery, the vintage and their control number.

Gold medals:

  • Caves Gales Crémant - Gales Héritage brut - M.N./L-653
  • Caves Gales Crémant - Gales Héritage brut - M.N./L-673
  • Caves St Remy-Desom - Desom brut Elégance - M.N./L-667
  • Caves St Remy-Desom - Desom brut Elégance - M.N./L-689
  • Caves St Remy-Desom - Desom brut millésimé 2012 - M.N./L-571
  • Clos des Rochers - Dr. Frédéric Clasen 2010 - M.N./L-439
  • Domaine Mathes - Prestige brut - M.N./L-614
  • Domaine Mathes - Steel brut - M.N./L-454
  • Domaine viticole Kohll-Reuland - Brut millésimé 2010 - M.N./L-591
  • Domaine viticole Krier-Welbes - Le Castel brut - AOP/L-717
  • Domaine viticole L. & R. Kox - Rosé brut - M.N./L-710
  • Domaine viticole Linden-Heinisch - Cuvée brut - M.N/L-523
  • Domaine viticole Pundel-Err - Pundel-Err - M.N./L-639
  • Domaine viticole Pundel-Hoffeld - Cuvée brut - M.N./L-632
  • Domaine viticole Pundel-Hoffeld - Cuvée brut - M.N./L-718
  • Domaines Vinsmoselle-Caves de Stadtbredimus - Cuvée brut - AOP/L-642
  • Domaines Vinsmoselle-Caves de Stadtbredimus - Cuvée brut - AOP/L-737
  • Domaines Vinsmoselle-Crémant Poll-Fabaire - Cuvée brut - AOP/L-716
  • Domaines Vinsmoselle-Crémant Poll-Fabaire - Cuvée Pinot Blanc brut millésime 2011 - AOP/L-432
  • Domaines Vinsmoselle-Crémant Poll-Fabaire - Cuvée Pinot Blanc brut millésime 2012 - AOP/L-590
  • Domaines Vinsmoselle-Crémant Poll-Fabaire - Cuvée Pinot Noir brut - AOP/L-481
  • Domaines Vinsmoselle-Crémant Poll-Fabaire - Cuvée Rosé brut - AOP/L-735

Silver medals:

  • Caves Krier Frères Remich SA - Crémant Rosé brut - M.N./L-666
  • Clos des Rochers Clos des Rochers - Brut Rosé - M.N./L-665
  • Domaine Mathes - Steel brut - M.N./L-613
  • Domaine Mathis Bastian - Cuvée brut - M.N./L-686
  • Domaine Thill - Cuvée Victor Hugo 2011 - M.N./L-577
  • Domaine viticole Krier-Welbes - Julie rosé brut - AOP/L-723
  • Domaine viticole L. & R. Kox - Blanc de blancs - M.N./L-703
  • Domaines Vinsmoselle-Caves de Grevenmacher - Cuvée brut - AOP/L-724
  • Domaines Vinsmoselle-Caves de Grevenmacher - Cuvée brut - AOP/L-586
  • Domaines Vinsmoselle-Caves de Grevenmacher - Cuvée Chardonnay brut - AOP/L-684
  • Domaines Vinsmoselle-Caves de Stadtbredimus - Cuvée brut - AOP/L-726
  • The Flip Side sàrl (Raphaël Hannart) - Cuvée Happy Duchy brut - M.N./L-647