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Dr. Konstantin Frank Vinifera Wine Cellars – Recent Awards

Dr. Frank’s wines have recently won several prestigious awards.

The Dr. Frank 2011 Dry Riesling took the top honor at the Ultimate Wine Challenge in New York City. Out of the many Rieslings entered in the competition, Dr. Frank 2011 Dry Riesling scored a “93 Point” rating and “Chairman’s Trophy”. Their 2011 Dry Riesling was also noted as being “Excellent” and “Highly Recommended” at this competition.

The Ultimate Wine Challenge provides expert evaluation of wines by the most respected experts in the wine industry. Results of the Ultimate Wine Challenge are considered by retailers, restaurateurs, bartenders and distributors to be among the most reliable and credible in the industry.

Chateau Frank’s 2006 Blanc de Noirs has quickly become a “superstar” wine and the most award-winning sparkling wine ever produced in the Finger Lakes. Most recently, Chateau Frank’s 2006 Blanc de Noirs won a Gold Medal and was rated “90 Points” at the Los Angeles International Wine Competition. Additionally, this wine won Platinum medal at the Critics Challenge Wine Competition. The wine was also a “Finalist” at the Ultimate Wine Challenge in New York City and received a rating of “93 Points”. The 2006 Blanc de Noirs won “Chairman’s Award” and a Double Gold Medal at the prestigious Riverside International Wine Competition as well. At the Taster’s Guild International Wine Competition, the 2006 Blanc de Noirs won a Double Gold medal. This exceptional sparkling wine produced in the methode champenoise is a testament to the quality of wines produced at Chateau Frank.

Dr. Frank 2011 Grüner Veltliner Featured by the Today Show

For the second time within the past several months, one of Dr. Frank’s wines was featured by the Today Show! Edward Deitch, a Senior Producer and writer for NBC (specializing in wine) was quoted as saying, “the 2011 Grüner Veltliner from the Dr. Konstantin Frank winery is the best American example I have had.” He expanded on this by saying, “For one thing, it shows true varietal character, meaning that it tastes like Grüner Veltliner with its signature floral and spice notes. Beyond that, it shows unusual complexity with a range of tastes, from green apple and lemon-lime to subtle cucumber and a hint of white pepper.”

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