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Quinta de S. José Reserva 2011 awarded Premim Gold on "Wines of Portugal Challenge 2013"

It is with great joy that we inform that our wine Quinta de S. José Reserva Red 2011 Douro DOC was awarded the Premium Gold Medal in Wines of Portugal Challenge 2013, the greatest competition ever held in Portugal and which featured 1.007 wines and was organized by Viniportugal.

The wines Quinta de S. José Grande Reserva Red 2011 Douro DOC, Quinta de S. José Touriga Nacional 2011 Douro DOC e Ázeo White 2012 Douro DOC were also awarded in this Challenge, with the Silver Medal.

Each wine was appreciated in a blind tasting by a jury of 9 qualified members, of which at least 2 were foreigners being the presidents of each jury appointed by the management of the Challenge. In total there were awarded 16 Premium Gold Medals, 36 Gold Medals, 81 Silver Medals and 125 Bronze Medals.

From gold medalists were selected the Premium Gold Medals by a Grand Jury constituted by: Luís Manuel Ramos Lopes (Portugal); Jorge Carrara (Brasil); David Schwarzwalder (Alemanha); Tom Firth (Canadá) e Mary Ewing-Mulligan (EUA).

All information about the Challenge in http://concursovinhosdeportugal.pt