Portuguese wines awarded in China
25 February 15
Portugal obtained 122 medals in the most prestigious wines and spirits competition in China.
Portuguese wines performed a great result in CWSA (China Wine & Spirits Awards). The wine Adega de Pegões Syrah, from 2012 harvest, was considered the Portuguese wine of the year. Some of the Portuguese best wines were recognized by region: the red wines Alta Corte (2012), Palato Reserva (2011) and Lusitano Reserva (2013) were considered the best wines from Lisbon, Douro and Alentejo regions, respectively. In addition to the four national trophies, 35 wines obtained Double Gold medals, 51 wines were distinguished with Gold medals and 22 collected the silvers. In this competition, the wines are awarded for its value for money. Consequently, to win a medal must be a high quality wine with an excellent price that offers value to the classification. The competition included a selection of wines and spirits from 35 countries. The wine were tasted by a panel of a hundred jurors, selected among the largest trade and sommeliers from China. Check out the full list of winners here.