31 medals for Portuguese wines
11 June 12
17 gold and 14 silver medals for Portuguese wines was the final result for Portuguese wines in the wine competition a href="http://www.citadellesduvin.com/" target="_blank">"Les Citadelles du Vin".
The wines from Casa Ermelinda Freitas winemaker from Península de Setúbal wine region obtained a high number of medals, even though other wine regions achieved gold medals. The contest was held in Bordeaux from 19 to 21 May. The awards were presented at Vinexpo that, this year, was held in Hong Kong. 113 Portuguese wines were on competition in a total of 1045 wines from 32 countries. The list of gold medals is: Adega de Palmela 2011 – Adega Coop. de Palmela Quinta do Quetzal Reserva 2008 – Quinta do Quetzal Quinta do Poço do Lobo Reserva 2009 – Caves de S. João Espumante Brut Reserva 2009 – Casa Ermelinda Freitas Quinta da Mimosa 2009 – Casa Ermelinda Freitas Vinha de Mazouco – Reserva 2008 – Unicer Vinhos, S.A. Quinta de Porrais 2011 – Soc. Agric. Qta de Porrais St. Bart Reserva – Quinta and Vineyard Bottlers Casa Ermelinda Freitas – Merlot 2010 – Casa Ermelinda Freitas Casa Ermelinda Freitas – Syrah 2010 - Casa Ermelinda Freitas Casa Ermelinda Freitas – Touriga Nacional 2010 - Casa Ermelinda Freitas Adega de Favaios – Moscatel 10 anos – Adega Coop de Favaios Comenda Grande Syrah 2009 – Monte da Comenda Agroturismo Herdade Grande Reserva 2010 – António Manuel Baião Lança Herdade das Servas 2009 – Serrano Mira Terra de Pias Reserva 2008 – Monte da Capela, Lda Vale Perdido 2011 – Casa Santos Lima