Awards & Accolades

The Chateau Elan Win­ery has been the most awarded win­ery on the east coast over the past 2 years. Below are our lat­est com­pe­ti­tion awards from national and inter­na­tional wine tast­ing com­pe­ti­tions. Shop our cur­rent selec­tion of wines online.

Recent Awards

2015 Atlantic Seaboard Wine Association

  • Mus­cadry Pink “Best of Category”

2015 Inter­na­tional Women’s Wine Competition

  • Mus­cadry “Silver”
  • La Bar­bera “Bronze”
  • Les Peti­tis “Bronze”
  • El Tem­pranillo “Bronze”
  • Pinot Noir “Bronze”

2015 Wine Cri­tique Inter­na­tional Challenge

  • El Tem­pranillo, “Platinum”
  • Les Petit “Gold”
  • Chardon­nay “Silver”
  • Mus­cadry Pink “Silver”

2015 Los Ange­les Inter­na­tional Wine Competition

  • El Tem­pranillo, 90 Points “Gold”
  • Bar­bera, 90 Points “Gold”
  • Mus­cadry “Silver”
  • Mus­cadry Pink “Bronze”
  • Let Petits “Bronze”

2015 Bev­er­age Tast­ing Inti­tute of Chicago

  • Mus­cadry Pink, “Gold & Best”
  • El Tem­pranillo, “Gold”
  • Bar­bera “Silver”
  • Pinot Gri­gio “Silver”
  • Caber­net Sauvi­gnon “Silver”
  • Scar­let “Silver”
  • Mal­bec “Silver”
  • Sauvi­gnon Blanc “Silver”
  • Les Petits “Bronze”
  • Chardon­nay “Bronze”
  • Mus­cadry “Bronze

2015 Tasters Guild Inter­na­tional Wine Competition

  • Chardon­nay “Gold”
  • Let Petits “Gold”
  • Bar­bera “Gold”
  • Mus­cadry Pink “Silver”
  • Mus­cadry “Silver”
  • Tem­pranillo “Silver”
  • Dun­can Creek “Bronze”
  • Dun­can Creek Red “Bronze”

2015 Wine­maker Chal­lenge Inter­na­tional Wine Competition

  • Les Petits “Gold”
  • Dun­can Creek “Gold”
  • Caber­net Sauvi­gnon “Silver”
  • El Tem­pranillo “Silver”

2015 Fin­ger Lakes Inter­na­tional Wine Competition

  • Dun­can Creek Red “Dou­ble Gold”
  • Les Petits “Gold”
  • El Tem­pranillo “Silver”
  • Mus­cadry “Silver””
  • Dun­can Creek “Bronze”
  • Mus­cadry Pink “Bronze”
  • Sum­mer Wine “Bronze”

2015 East­ern Wine Competition

  • El Tem­pranillo “Gold”
  • La Bar­bera “Silver”
  • Les Petits “Silver”

2015 Tex­Som Inter­na­tional Wine Awards

  • El Tem­pranillo “Silver”
  • La Bar­bera “Bronze”
  • Les Petits “Silver”

2015 San Fran­cisco Chron­i­cle Wine Competition

  • Caber­net Sauvi­gnon Reserve “Dou­ble Gold”
  • Pink Mus­cadry “Gold”
  • Mus­cadry “Silver”
  • Scar­let Reserve “Silver”
  • Pinot Noir Reserve “Bronze”
  • Belle Reserve “Silver”
  • Pinot Gri­gio Reserve “Silver”

2014 Grand Har­vest Awards

  • Caber­net Sauvi­gnon Reserve 2013, “Gold” “Best of Class”
  • Mus­cadry 2013, “Silver”
  • Scar­let Reserve 2013, “Bronze”

2014 Som­me­lier Chal­lenge Inter­na­tional Wine Com­pe­ti­tion, San Diego, California

  • Mus­cadry 2013, “Gold”
  • Scar­let Reserve 2013, “Gold”
  • Caber­net Sauvi­gnon Reserve 2013, “Silver”
  • Pinot Noir Reserve 2013, “Silver”

2014 Indy Inter­na­tional Wine Competition

  • Dun­can Creek, “Dou­ble Gold”
  • Scar­let Reserve, “Silver”
  • Caber­net Sauvi­gnon, “Silver”
  • Pinot Noir, “Bronze”
  • Sum­mer Wine, “Silver”
  • Mus­cadry Pink, “Bronze”

2014 Inter­na­tional Women’s Wine Competition

  • Bell Reserve 2013, “Silver”
  • Brut Reserve NV, “Bronze”
  • Dun­can Creek Mus­ca­dine NV, “Bronze”
  • Mus­cadry Pink 2013, “Bronze”
  • Port Ris­erva, “Silver”
  • Scar­let Reserve, “Silver”

Los Ange­les Inter­na­tional Wine Competition

  • Pinot Noir Reserve 2013, “Bronze”
  • Scar­let Reserve 2013, “Silver”
  • Belle Reserve 2013, “Bronze”
  • Mus­cadry 2013, “Silver”
  • Mus­cadry Pink 2013, “Silver”

Cri­tiques Chal­lenge International

  • Belle Reserve 2013, “Silver”
  • Mus­cadry 2013, “Gold”

Fin­ger Lakes Inter­na­tional Wine Com­pe­ti­tion 2014, Rochester, New York

  • Pinot Noir Reserve 2013, “Silver”
  • Scar­let Reserve 2013, “Silver”
  • Mus­cadry 2013, “Silver”
  • Mus­cadry Pink 2013, “Silver”

San Diego Inter­na­tional Wine Com­pe­ti­tion 2014

  • Scar­let Reserve 2013, “Silver”
  • Mus­cadry 2013, “Silver”

The Bev­er­age Tast­ing Insti­tute 2013 (BTI)

  • Château Élan Port Ris­erva, Gold Medal, 92 Points
  • Château Élan 2012 Scar­let Reserve, Gold Medal, 90 Points
  • Château Élan 2011 Pinot Noir Reserve, Sil­ver Medal, 88 Points
  • Château Élan 2012 Autumn Blush, Sil­ver Medal & Best Buy, 89 Points
  • Château Élan 2012 Mus­cadry Pink, Sil­ver Medal & Best Buy, 87 Points

The 2013 Inter­na­tional Women’s Wine Com­pe­ti­tion, Sonoma, California

  • Pink Mus­cadry, “Best of Class” and “Gold”
  • Mus­cadry, “Silver”
  • Dun­can Creek, “Silver”

The 2013 Indy Inter­na­tional Wine Competition

  • Cat­e­gory: White Mus­ca­dine, Dun­can Creek, “Dou­ble Gold” and “Best in Class”
  • Cat­e­gory: Amer­i­can Blush/​Rose, Pink Mus­cadry 2012, “Dou­ble Gold” and “Best in Class”
  • Cat­e­gory: Nat­u­rally Fla­vored, Sum­mer Wine, “Gold”
  • Cat­e­gory: White Mus­ca­dine, Mus­cadry, “Silver”

2013 Grand Har­vest Awards, Sonoma, California

  • Mus­cadry 2012, “Gold”
  • Pink Mus­cadry 2012, “Silver”
  • Sauvi­gnon Blanc Reserve 2012, “Silver”
  • Pinot Gri­gio Reserve 2012, “Silver”
  • Scar­let Reserve 2012, “Silver”
  • Moscato D’Asti DOCG 2012, “Silver”
  • Port Ris­erva, “Silver”

Wines of the South Wine Com­pe­ti­tion 2013, Knoxville Tennessee

  • Dun­can Creek, “Bronze”
  • Mer­lot Reserve 2010, “Silver”
  • Sauvi­gnon Blanc Reserve 2012, “Dou­ble Gold”
  • Pinot Gri­gio Reserve 2012, “Bronze”
  • Scar­let Reserve 2012, “Silver”
  • Pinot Noir Reserve 2012, “Silver”
  • Port Ris­erva, “Silver”

Fin­ger Lakes Inter­na­tional Wine Com­pe­ti­tion 2013, Rochester, New York

  • Dun­can Creek, “Silver”
  • Sum­mer Wine, “Bronze”
  • Autumn Blush, “Bronze”

Atlantic Seaboard Wine Asso­ci­a­tion Com­pe­ti­tion 2013, Hay­mar­ket, Virginia

  • Mus­cadry 2012, “Silver”
  • Pink Mus­cadry 2012, “Silver”
  • Dun­can Creek, “Bronze”

Inter­na­tional East­ern Wine Com­peition 2013, Sonoma, California

  • Chardon­nay reserve 2010, “Bronze”
  • Pinot Noir Reserve 2011, “Bronze”
  • Port Ris­erva, “Bronze”

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