Cornish winemakers Camel Valley have won the National Champion trophy for their 2015 Camel Valley Pinot Noir Rosé Brut in the Champagne and Sparkling Wine World Championships (CSWWCs). The prize is the latest in a long list of accolades for the wine – it has already won awards at the Decanter World Wine Awards (Platinum), the International Wine Challenge (Gold) and the WineGB Awards (Best Sparkling Rosé). 2018 marks the 5th consecutive year that Camel Valley has won Gold in the CSWWCs.
Bob Lindo, co-founder of Camel Valley, said: “We are delighted that our son Sam and his hard-working team have won an overall Trophy, for this remarkable wine.’’
— Bob Lindo (@camelvalleybob) October 24, 2018
Bob was awarded the Lifetime Achievement award at the International Wine Challenge in July for ‘his outstanding contribution in helping driving the quality-focused rise of Britain’s home-grown sparkling wine.’
Camel Valley was awarded the Cornwall Sustainability Awards ‘2017 best managed Small Business’ trophy.
Other winners at the CSWWCs included:
- Cottonworth NV Classic Cuvée (Best Non-vintage English Brut)
- Denbies Wine Estate 2013 Cubitt Blanc de Noirs (Best English Blanc de Noirs)
- Fox & Fox 2014 Essence (Best English Sparkling Wine Future Release)
- Gusbourne 2013 Brut Reserve (Best Vintage English Brut)
- Plumpton Estate NV Brut Rosé (Best English Rosé NV)
The full list of results can be found at the CSWWCs website.