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Portuguese wines win 78 medals at the "SAKURA" Japan Women's Wine Awards

Wines of Portugal | 20 March '21
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Among 4500 wines from 32 countries, Portugal was highlighted in the 8th edition of the "SAKURA" Japan Women's Wine Awards, with 78 medals awarded.
Among 4500 wines from 32 countries, Portugal was highlighted in the 8th edition of the "SAKURA" Japan Women's Wine Awards, with 78 medals awarded.

Alentejo, Bairrada, the Vinho Verde region, Porto and Douro, Madeira and the Setúbal Peninsula, were the regions that won 12 'Double Gold' medals:

Montaria Reserva 2018 (Parras Wines)
Vinho Verde Loureiro 2020 (Quinta de Amares Vinicultura)
Vinho Licoroso tinto Marquês Marialva Reserva dos Sócios (Adega Cooperativa de Cantanhede)
Moscatel Adega de Favaios (Adega Cooperativa de Favaios)
Madeira Malmsey 10 anos (Blandy's)
Madeira Verdelho 10 anos (Blandy's)
Moscatel Roxo de Setúbal Superior 2010 (Casa Ermelinda Freitas - Vinhos Lda.)
Justino’s Madeira Boal 1996 (Justino's Madeira Wines S.A)
20 anos Porto Branco (Soc. Agric. Quinta da Devesa, LTDA)
Madeira Verdelho 10 anos (Vinhos Barbeito)
Atlântico Reserva 2018 (Casa Relvas)
Vinho Verde Loureiro 2020 (Quinta de Amares Vinicultura Lda)

Portugal also received 4 Diamond medals, the maximum distinction of this competition:

Atlântico Reserva 2018 (Casa Relvas)
Montaria Reserva 2018 (Parras Wines)
Vinho Verde Loureiro 2020 (Quinta de Amares Vinicultura Lda)
Madeira Malmsey 10 anos (Blandy's)

The "Sakura" Japan Women's Wine Awards is the largest wine contest in Japan. An international competition whose panel of judges is composed exclusively of women (sommeliers, chefs, wine journalists).

 

 

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