TOP100 Languedoc Wine Competition: the Best Red IGP Trophee and the  Best IGP Pays d’OC Trophee were awarded by Tim Atkin on Wednesday 5th June 2013 at the Oxo Tower in London.

This year marked the launch of the Top100 Languedoc-Roussillon wine competition designed to highlight the great variety and quality of the wines available from this region, and find the 100 best amongst them.

The competition took place on Thursday 25th of April in London and featured 562 wines. The wines were tasted and assessed by a panel of 15 judges and chaired by Tim Atkin Master of Wine.

The results were revealed at the Oxo Tower last Wednesday and we are delighted to announce that twelve wines from Domaines Paul Mas were selected amongst the Top100 with 2 of them winning a trophee. This is a great achievement which shows Domaines Paul Mas’ commitment to becoming a major player in the Languedoc.

In addition, the most anticipated results of the Decanter Wine Awards, the International Wine & Spirit Competition and the International Wine Challenge have been announced!

This year, Domaines Paul Mas won a total of 15 Silver Medals and 32 Bronze Medal through these three competitions and with over 30 gold medals won since January 2013, Domaines Paul Mas’ owner Jean-Claude Mas highlights: “These results show the growing interest in Languedoc wines and the recognition among professionals of the quality and variety our wines can achieve”.

Please find below the breakdown of awards for each competitions:

Top 100 Languedoc Wines:

12 wines selected
Best IGP Pays d’OC: Mas des Tannes Blanc 2012
Best Red IGP Trophee: Paul Mas Estate Carignan 2012

Decanter World Wine Awards:

This year, Domaines Paul Mas won 14 Bronze Medal, one Silver Medal and 19 commended Medals at the Decanter World Wine Awards!

The Decanter World Wine Awards announced a record-breaking year of entries with 14,362 wines tasted by the world’s best palates. A judging line-up of 219 wine experts from 27 countries, including 75 Masters of Wine and 13 Masters Sommelier gathered in London in April to taste the wines. 

International Wine & Spirit Competition:

Domaines Paul Mas won 9 Silver Medals and 8 Bronze Medals including. Founded in 1969, the IWSC judges wines through 2 rigorous stages: a professional blind tasting followed by a detailed chemical and microbiological analysis. More than 300 wine specialists travel from all around the world to judge the wines. The judges are a mixture of Masters of Wine, winemakers, trade specialists, journalists and sommeliers.

International Wine Challenge:

Domaines Paul Mas won 5 Silver Medals, 10 Bronze Medals and 15 commended Medals. In its 30th year, the International Wine Challenge is accepted as the world’s finest and most meticulously judged competition. The IWC assesses every wine ‘blind’ and judges each for its faithfulness to style, region and vintage.  Each medal winning wine is tasted on at least three separate occasions by a minimum of 10 different judges.  Awards include medals (Gold, Silver, Bronze) and Commended awards.