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Portuguese wines awarded in Japan

Wines of Portugal | 13 March '20
Portuguese wines awarded in Japan
The Sakura Japan Women's Wine Awards competition attributed 76 medals to Portuguese wines
The competition Sakura Japan Women’s Wine Awards attributed 36 medals to Portuguese wines
During the 7th edition of the Sakura Japan Women's Wine Awards were blind tasted 4,333 items from 29 countries and were assessed by total 560 Japanese female judges who were all active wine experts in the industry. The wine Periquita Reserve 2016 red from the winemaker José Maria da Fonseca won the most honorable award in competition, the Diamond Trophy. The Wines of Portugal obtained 8 Double Gold medals, 43 Gold medals and 25 Silver medals.
 
The Sakura Japan Women's Wine Awards, the largest wine competition in Japan, is an international wine challenge whose panel of judges is composed exclusively of female wine experts (sommeliers, chefs, wine journalists and trade). 
 
Portuguese awarded with Double Gold 
 
Atlântico Reserve red 2017, Casa Relvas, Alentejo
Merino Reserve red 2017, Casa Relvas,  Alentejo
Rebelde red 2018, Casa Santos Lima,  Alentejo 
Marquês Marialva Colheita Selecionada white 2018, Adega Cooperativa de Cantanhede, Bairrada
Quinta da Devesa White Port 20 Years, Douro
Tarambola red 2018, Casa Santos Lima, Lisboa
Casa do Lago red 2018, DFJ Vinhos, Lisboa
Periquita Reserve 2016 red, José Maria da Fonseca, Península de Setúbal
 
Portuguese wines awarded with Diamond Trophy & Special Awards

Periquita Reserva 2016 red, José Maria da Fonseca, Península de Setúbal – Diamond Trophy 
Marquês Marialva – Reserva dos Sócios Portugal, Adega Cooperativa de Cantanhede – Best Fortified Wine
Moscatel Adega de Favaios 1989, Adega Cooperativa de Favaios – Best Fortified Wine
Fortified Port Dow’s 10 Years Old Tawny, Dow’s Port, Douro – Best Fortified Wine
Quinta da Devesa White Port 20 Years, Quinta da Devesa, Douro  – Best Fortified Wine
Secret Spot Aged Moscatel 10 Years in Wood, Secret Spot Aged, Douro – Best Fortified Wine
Madeira Boal 10 Years Old, Vinhos Barefeito, Madeira – Best Fortified Wine
Malo Moscatel Superior 2004, Malo Wines, Península de Setúbal – Best Fortified Wine
Atlântico Reserve red 2017, Casa Relvas, Alentejo – Grand Prix Best Pairing Wine for Asian Cuisine "SUKIYAKI"
Pomar tinto 2018, DFJ Vinhos, Lisboa – Grand Prix Best Pairing Wine for Asian Cuisine "KOREAN" 
Malo tinto 2015, Malo Vinhos, Península de Setúbal – Grand Prix Best Pairing Wine for Asian Cuisine "KOREAN"
Marquês Marialva Colheita Selecionada branco 2018, Adega Cooperativa de Cantanhede, Bairrada – Grand Prix Best Pairing Wine for Asian Cuisine "THAI" 
Rebelde tinto 2018, Casa Santos Lima,  Alentejo – Best Cost Performance Wine
Tarambola tinto 2018, Casa Santos Lima, Lisboa – Best Cost Performance Wine
 
Check out the full list of winners here.
 

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