Decanter World Wine Awards awards Portuguese Wines
18 May 11
Portuguese wines were awarded at the Decanter World Wines Awards (DWWA), an international competition sponsored by the English magazine, Decanter.
Portuguese wines obtained medals in several categories, including 9 Regional Trophy (best in gold class), 13 gold medals, 127 silver and 263 bronze and 263 "Commended". After the wine tastings, wines are divided into two categories: under 10 pounds and up to 10 pounds. More than 12,200 wines were tasted by 211 judges, which included several of Wine Marsters and also the Portuguese Cláudio Martins and Luís Sottomayor (winemaker of Sogrape Wines). The wine list od Portuguese awards, so we publish only the "Regional Trophy”. All the others awards can be found on the contest page. Portuguese Fortified Wine under £10 Bacalhôa Moscatel 2004 (Península de Setúbal) Portuguese Fortified Wine up to £10 Quinta do Portal Moscatel Reserva 2000 (Douro) Portuguese Red Wine under £10 Tagus Creek Shiraz & Trincadeira 2010 (Tejo) Portuguese Red Wine up to£10 Callabriga Reserva 2005 (Alentejo) Madeira Wine up to £10 Henriques & Henriques 15 Anos Verdelho Portuguese Sweet Wine up to £10 Rozès Noble Late Harvest 2009 (Douro) Tawny Port up to £10 Sandeman 30 Year Old Tawny Port Wine up to £10 Smith Woodhouse Late Bottled Vintage Unfiltered 2000 Vintage Port up to £10 Warre's Vintage 1980