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