Wines of Portugal awarded in 2017 Concours Mondial de Bruxelles
24 May 17
Portugal achieves a positive result with 368 awarded wines at the renowned Concours Mondial de Bruxelles
Among the 9,200 wines from 50 producer countries, Portuguese wines were distinguished with 368 medals, at the 24st edition of Concours Mondial de Bruxelles. In total, Portugal achieved 15 Grand Golds, 122 Golds and 231 Silvers. Alentejo wine region was the most awarded Portuguese region with 91 medals, followed by Porto and Douro with 82 medals. The results are pretty exciting because the number of awarded wines increased compared to last year. The wines were blind tasted by 320 judges comprising sommeliers, buyers, importers, journalists and wine writers from 50 countries. Next year’s edition will take place in Valladolid, Spain. Portuguese winners in “2017 International Wine Revelations” - D’Oliveiras Madeira Wines 1994, Pereira d’Oliveira (Vinhos) LDA 2017 Exceptional Old Vintages - Porto Messias 1968, Sociedade Agrícola e Comercial dos Vinhos Messias S.A. - Barros 1974, Sogevinus – Fine wine - Andresen Porto Colheita 1968 , J.H. Andresen, Sucrs,Lda - D’Oliveiras Madeira Wines 1929, Pereira d’Oliveira (Vinhos) LDA - Kopke Matured In Wood 1967, Sogevinus – Fine wine - Cálem 1961, Sogevinus – Fine wine - D’Oliveiras Madeira Wines 1977, Pereira d’Oliveira (Vinhos) LDA - Kopke 1981, Sogevinus – Fine wine - Kopke 1937, Sogevinus – Fine wine 2017 Revelations by Country 2017 Revelation White Wine from Portugal - Quinta Da Vassala Reserva Chardonnay 2016Sartal, LDAPortugal2017 2017 Revelation Red Wine from Portugal - Rebelde Tinto 2015, Casa Santos Lima 2017 Revelation Rosé Wine from Portugal -Tagus Creek Shiraz – Touriga Nacional Rosé 2016, Falua Sociedade de Vinhos SA See here for the full results.