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2014 Marks & Spencer Macon-Villages Best Chardonnay in the World

Marks & Spencer Chardonnay named best in the world

2014 Marks & Spencer Macon-Villages has been named the best Chardonnay in the world at the Decanter World Wine Awards. British grocery’s bottle of wine received the award for best under £15 ($23 USD), having been judged by a panel of 240 judges, including world champion sommelier Gerard Basset. Costing £10 ($10), it is one of just 35 wines from almost 16,000 of the world’s best to receive an International Trophy in the awards.

Marks & Spencer Chardonnay named best in the world
Marks & Spencer Chardonnay named best in the world

Macon-Villages 2014 was blended for Marks & Spencer by winemaker Sue Daniels and Georges Brichon, of Cave de Prissé.
Described by Marks & Spencer as “a fresh and fruity white with a really appealing, lively scent of apples and lemons and a hint of ripe, rounded peach on the finish,” it is grown from 30-year old vines grown in limestone soils in Macon, Burgundy.
The Anthony Joseph Vidal Legacy Chardonnay 2012, from New Zealand won the award in the over £15 category, costing £39,20 ($60).

Marks & Spencer Chardonnay named best in the world
Marks & Spencer Chardonnay named best in the world

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Written by Slamchica

Aleksandra Arsenovic graduated with a degree in economics and has a master degree in tourism. Since she worked as a travel agent, she has traveled around the world and developed an interest in luxurious hotels and exotic destinations. As a big fashion fan, Aleksandra loves expensive and luxury fashion items. As an editor of Extravaganzi she shares her knowledge about travels, fashion and accessories.

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