Second edition of the International Sparkling Competition held in Portugal, the Brut Experience 2019, which evaluated 108 sparkling wines from Portugal, Spain, France, Italy, Germany and Moldova. The results were known at the event of the same name, held on June 1 at the Lisbon Marriott Hotel.
Among the sparkling wines present at the competition, the jury, made up of journalists, bloggers, winemakers, sommeliers and wine merchants, selected 33, which were awarded 9 gold medals and 24 silver medals. In 2019 no Prestige medals were awarded, achievable for sparklers with 95 points or more out of 100 in the competition, although some references were very close to this level.
1º contest distinguishes 28 sparkling wines with gold and silver
The first International Sparkling Wine Competition held in Portugal, the Brut Experience 2018, evaluated 96 portuguese, french and german sparkling wines. The results were known at the event with the same name, held on June 16 at the Lisbon Marriott Hotel. Bairrada was the Portuguese region in the spotlight, with a total of 19 Gold and 9 Silver Medals.
Of the 96 sparkling wines present in the competition, the jury, made up of journalists, bloggers, winemakers, sommeliers and wine merchants from Portugal and other countries, selected 28, who were awarded with gold and silver medals. Prestige medals, which are achievable for sparklings with 95 points or more, in 100, in the competition, were not awarded this year, although some brands have been on the threshold of this level.