Decanter World Wines Awards 2022


Today we are sharing some great news from the DWWA 2022, Decanter World Wine Awards, where several of our suppliers had some brilliant results. Over 50 of the wines you can find in our 2022 Mackenway Wine Portfolio achieved a minimum of 90+ points or silver.  Below, you will find a full list of our winning wines including, Decanter Best of Show : 1, Platinum: 4,  Decanter Gold: 6, Decanter Silver 47.




Mandrarossa, Fiano, Terre Siciliane, Sicily, Italy 2021, 97pts





Tohu Sauvignon Blanc, Awatere Valley, Marlborough, NZ, 2021, 97pts
Tohu, Pinot Gris, Awatere Valley, Marlborough, New Zealand, 2021, 97pts
Carpineto, Brunello di Montalcino Riserva, Tuscany, Italy, 2016, 97pts
La Chablisienne, Les Clos, Chablis Grand Cru, Burgundy, France, 2019, 97pts







Carpineto, Vino Nobile di Montepulciano Riserva, Tuscany, Italy, 2018, 95pts
La Chablisienne, Fourchaume, Chablis 1er Cru, Burgundy, France, 2019, 95pts
Château Bellevue La Forêt, Optimum, Fronton, France, 2018, 95pts
Coto de Imaz, Gran Reserva, Rioja, Spain, 2016, 95pts
St. Supéry, Élu, Napa Valley, California, United States, 2017, 95pts
Château Piney, Saint-Emilion Grand Cru, Bordeaux, France, 2019, 95pts




Carpineto, Brunello di Montalcino, Tuscany, Italy, 2017, 90pts
Carpineto, Dogajolo, Rosso Toscana, Tuscany, Italy, 2020, 90pts
Carpineto, Chianti Classico Riserva, Tuscany, Italy, 2018, 90pts
Montonale ‘Orestilla’ Lugana, Lugana, Italy, 2019, 93pts
Château Petit Bocq, Saint-Estèphe, Bordeaux, France, 2019, 91pts
Tohu, Whenua Awa Pinot Noir, Awatere Valley, Marlborough, NZ, 2019, 93pts
Tohu, Whenua Matua Chardonnay, Upper Moutere, Nelson, NZ, 2019, 93pts
Château Joinin, Bordeaux Supieror, Bordeaux, France, 2020, 90pts
Chateau Pipeau Saint Emilion Grand Cru, Bordeaux, France, 2019, 90pts
Galius, Saint Emilion Grand Cru, Bordeaux, France, 2019, 91pts
Leitz ‘Magic Mountain’ Riesling, Rheingau, Germany, 2021, 91pts
Leitz, ‘Dragonstone’ Riesling, Rheingau, Germany, 2021, 92pts
Tokara ‘Directos Reserve’ red, Stellenbosch, South Africa, 2019, 91pts
Tokara ‘Reserve Collection’Cabernet Sauvignon, Stellenbosch, SA, 2019, 91pts
Bodega Garzón, Single Vineyard Albariño, Uruguay, 2021, 91pts
Bodega Garzón, Single Vineyard Tannat, Uruguay, 2021, 91pts
Bodega Garzón, Reserva Cabernet Franc, Uruguay, 2020, 91pts
Bodega Garzón, Reserva Marselan, Uruguay, 2020, 90pts
Garzón, Reserve Albariño, Uruguay, 2021, 91pts
Cave de Lugny, Les Charmes , Mâcon-Lugny, Burgundy, France, 2020, 90pts
Nuiton-Beaunoy, Réserve Chardonnay, Burgundy, France, 2020, 90pts
La Chablisienne, Les Preuses, Chablis Grand Cru, Burgundy, France, 2019, 92pts
La Chablisienne, Chablis La Sereine, Burgundy, France, 2019, 90pts
TerresSecretes, Saint-Veran ‘Croix De Montceau’, Saint-Veran, Burgundy, France, 2020, 92pts
TerresSecretes,  Saint-Veran ‘Les Cras’, Saint-Veran, Burgundy, France, 2020, 92pts
TerresSecretes,  Macon Verze ‘Croix-Jarrier’, Macon, Burgundy, France, 2020, 91pts
Portillo ‘Organic’ Malbec, Uco Valley, Mendoza, Argentina, 2021, 90pts
Salentein Barrel Selection Malbec, Mendoza, Argentina, 2020, 92pts
Salentein, Numina Cab Franc, Uco Valley, Mendoza, Argentina, 2020, 93pts
Salentein, Numina Chardonnay, Uco Valley, Mendoza, Argentina, 2020, 93pt
Salentein, Single Vineyard Los Jabalíes San Pablo Pinot Noir, Uco Valley, Mendoza, Argentina 2018, 92 pts
Salentein, Numina Gran Corte, Uco Valley, endoza, Argentina, 2018, 90pts
Bodegas Volver, Tarima Alicante Bouschet, Alicante, Spain, 2018, 92pts
Bodegas Volver, Tarima Hill Monestrell, Alicate, Spain, 2019, 92pts
Valminor Albarino, Rias Baixas, Spain, 2021, 90pts
Minius Godello, Monterrei, Spain, 2021, 92pts
Capcanes ‘La Nit de Les Garnatxes’ Slate, Montsant, Spain, 2020, 90pts
Capcanes Peraj Ha’abib (Kosher Wine), Montsant, Spain, 2020, 93pts
Evodia ‘Clos Baltasar’ Calatyud, Spain, 2020, 91pts
Evodia ‘Pizarras Antiguas’, Calatyud, Spain, 2019, 90pts
Finca Museum ‘Numerus Clausus’, Cigales, Spain, 2019, 90pts
Coto de Imaz Reserva, Rioja,  Spain, 2018, 92pts
Adega de Pegoes ‘Stella Rosso’, Setubal, Portugal, 2020, 90pts
Trulli Salici Salentino, Puglia, Italy, 2021, 90pts
Chateau Vincens Malbec, Cahors, Southwest, France, 2020, 90pts



About the DWWA

Now in its 19th year, Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA) is arguably the world’s largest and for Ireland, potentially the influential wine competition. Judged by top wine experts from around the globe, DWWA is trusted internationally for its rigorous judging process. As part of the rigorous judging process, almost 250 expert judges, including 41 Masters of Wine and 13 Master Sommeliers, evaluated over 18,000 wines from 54 countries at DWWA 2022, making it a record year for the number of wines tasted.  Only 50 wines were awarded a prestigious Best in Show medal. There were also 165 Platinum and 676 Gold medals awarded, making up 0.9% and 3.7% respectively of the total wines tasted. So the wines above really are some of the best examples you can find.

To arrange a sample and organize a tasting of some of the above wines please contact your wine expert Robert ( , Dave ( , Bren ( or Sinead ( To place an order  for some of the above wines, phone Traci in  the office on 01-2848411, email the order to Traci on or contact Bren, Dave, Robert or Sinead.

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