WINES OF PORTUGAL AT THE INTERNATIONAL WINE CHALLENGE

Jul 24, 2014

Portugal faired well at the International Wine Challenge 2014 with Portuguese wines being awarded 12 trophies in the competition.  

Campolargo White 2011 was awarded the Champion White Wine Trophy, highlighting it as the best white wine of the Challenge.  

Of his achievement, Winemaker, Carlos Campolargo, said: "I am delighted. This is the first time that this award has been given to a Portuguese white wine from Bairrada. Until now it has only been presented to fortified wines - a great testament to the wines coming out of our region."

The full list of trophies awarded to Portugal were as follows:

Champion White Wine 2014 - Campolargo Branco 2011  

Portuguese White Trophy - Bairrada Trophy : Campolargo 2011 (Cerceal)

Portuguese Red Trophy - Dão Trophy: Quinta dos Roques Dão 2011

Port Trophy - Troféu Tawny: Graham’s Tawny 30 anos

Madeira Trophy - Verdelho Trophy: Justino´s Madeira Verdelho 1934

Douro Trophy: Pó de Poeira tinto 2011

Touriga Nacional Trophy: Passadouro Touriga Nacional 2011

Vintage Port Trophy: Passadouro Vintage 2011

LBV Port Trophy: Porto Ferreira LBV 2009

Colheita Port Trophy: Messias Colheita 1965

Sercial Trophy: Barbeito Sercial Frasqueira - Single Cask 72 b e 1992

Terrantez Trophy: Justino´s Madeira Terrantez 1978

Boal Trophy: Justino´s Madeira Boal 1934

 



Category: Awards

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