Portugal highlighted in Ultimate Wine Challenge
22 September 15
The Portuguese wines won 34 medals in the international competition Ultimate Wine Challenge
The Ultimate Wine Challenge, that brings together more than 1,130 wines around the world, distinguished 34 Portuguese wines. Douro and Alentejo were the most awarded wine regions, with 11 and 10 medals respectively. The most important award in the competition, Chairman’s Trophy, was attributed to 41 wines. Among them are three Portuguese wines (two still wines and one fortified) namely: Quinta do Quetzal 2012 (white) 93 points, Quinta do Quetzal Reserva 2011 (red) with 95 points e Dow's Late Bottle Vintage 2009 port with 93 points. The wines Monte da Ravasqueira Reserva white (2013), Estreia Branco Vinho Verde (2014), Monte da Ravasqueira Reserva red (2013), Fonte da Serrana red (2014) and W&J Graham's Six Grapes Reserve Port Douro were distinguished with the Tried & True award, which recognize the wines for consistency quality. Check out the full list of winners here.