Participation to these competitions is a voluntary act from the Houses who want to have an recognition from independent juries.
The International Wine and Spirit Competition
The International Wine and Spirit Competition’s aim is to promote the quality and excellence of the world's best wines, spirits and liqueurs. All follow a rigorous two stage judging process of professional blind tasting and detailed (chemical and microbiological) analysis.
Judges Tasting Notes: A refined nose revealing lovely plum notes and a touch of prunes. Smooth, classic, harmoniously balanced. Soft and mellow on the palate, with a nutty and fruity flavor. An excellent introduction to cognac and quite complex for a VS.
Concours Mondial Bruxelles
The Concours Mondial is an international, professional competition whose aim is to reward the best wines and spirits produced worldwide.
Concours Saveurs Poitou-Charentes
Created in 1981, the "Concours des Saveurs Régionales" Poitou-Charentes (France) is now known to be the reference competition for regional products.
Challenge international du vin
The Challenge International du Vin is the biggest French international wines competition and one of the most famous wine event in the world. Optimal tasting conditions (partitioned tasting rooms, precise score sheets, carefully selected tasters, wines properly classified, and so on).
The results of this tasting identify prize-winning wines from all over the world: a selection of gold, silver, and bronze medal-winners to match the expectations of international markets.
Gold Medal 2008 CHATEAU DE BEAULON COGNAC X.O
Les Citadelles du vin
The Citadelles du Vin is an international wine and spirits competition endorsed by the O.I.V (Office International de la Vigne et du Vin). Through the years, it has made its mark as one of the leading events in the world of wine.
Created in 1992, the purpose of this prestigious competition is to discover and highlight some of the best wines on the planet by awarding them trophies.
Whatever country they come from, all wines (still, sparkling, dessert wines, grape brandies, etc.) are entitled to enter this competition.
With 70% of its entries from abroad, the international dimension of the event is omnipresent.
In total, some 30 nations take part in the competition.
Over 300 appellations are represented.
The majority of the experts are top-level oenologists approved by the OIV.
London International Spirit Challenge
The International Spirits Challenge, now in its 13th year, is leading the way tasting and promoting outstanding quality spirits from around the world. Each year nearly a thousand spirits from across the globe are rigorously judged and tasted by the industry’s leading international spirits experts, many flown in from around the world. The commercial benefits of winning one of the prestigious ISC awards are huge, reaching all levels from distiller to retailer.
Cognac Delamain Millésime 1973 Gold Medal 2008