Top 10 Portuguese Wines announced by Essência do Vinho
7 March 11
Quinta da Romaneira Reserva Red 2008 (from Douro wine region), Vinha do Contador White 2009 (from Dão wine region) and Quinta do Noval Vintage 2008 (Port Wine) are the best Portuguese Wines in the wine tasting that took place in Oporto, Portugal.
The international event, held annually in Portugal, met in Porto a range of renowned experts from countries like Spain, Germany, UK, Nordics, Brazil, Canada, USA and Portugal. The Portuguese magazine “Wine” pre-selected a total of 47 wines (seven white, 2009, 31 red wines of 2008 and nine Vintage Port, 2008) to the wine tasting. Charles Metcalfe (wine critic, UK), Paul J. White (wine critic, New Zealand), Mark Shipway (journalist, Canada), Matthieu Longuère (Master Sommelier, UK), Carlos Cabral (Wine Educator, Brazil), Jose Penin (wine critic, Spain), Mads Jordansen (journalist, Denmark), João Pires (Master Sommelier, UK), Rui Falcão (wine critic, Portugal), Anibal Coutinho (wine critic, Portugal), among others were the wine tasting judges. The Top 10 Portuguese Wines can be downloaded here.