Hammondsport, New York – April 25, 2014 – Chateau Frank sparkling wines dazzled wine judges at the recent Pacific Rim International Wine Competition in southern California. Leading the charge was the Chateau Frank 2008 Blanc de Blancs, which won “Best Sparkling Wine” at the competition.
The Chateau Frank Célèbre Rosé and 2007 Brut won gold medals at the Pacific Rim International Wine Competition as well. The Pacific Rim competition is widely viewed as one of the most prestigious west coast wine competitions in the United States and its judging panel consists of individuals from California, British Columbia, Indiana, Michigan, Missouri, New York and Washington, ensuring a wide range of palates and openness to various styles.
Dr. Frank Wine Cellars, the sister winery of Chateau Frank also won gold medals for its 2012 Muscat Ottonel, 2012 Pinot Gris, 2012 Sauvignon Blanc and 2012 Riesling Reserve, which also won Best of Class.
Chateau Frank is the sparkling wine affiliate of Dr. Konstantin Frank Vinifera Wine Cellars and was started by Dr. Frank’s son, Willy. While Dr. Konstantin Frank pioneered growing the noble European grape varieties in New York, Willy Frank spearheaded New York’s sparkling wine revolution using traditional methods and classic grapes. Chateau Frank’s award winning sparkling wines have been served at the White House, New York’s Governor’s Mansion and more.
For more information, please contact Frederick Frank at (800) 320-0735 or visit the website at www.drfrankwines.com.