VinAgora 2015 International Wine Competition

Wine cellars and winemakers – who won medals at the VinAgora Wine Contest – took delivery of their awards at the VinAgora Wine Gala held last weekend, on 27 June.

VinAgora 2015Photo: www.aborfesztival.hu

549 applicants from 18 countries entered to the VinAgora International Wine Contest held on 11-14 June in Budapest. This year 5 Gold Trophies, 106 Gold Medals and 58 Silver Medals were awarded.

The following cellars received Gold Trophies:

Balla Géza – Feketeleányka & Cabernet Franc 2012
Bodnár Pincészet – Tokaji Aszúeszencia „Vágy” 2003
Gonzalez Byass Noe erősített bor (Spain)
Pauleczki-Vin Szőlőbirtok és Pincészet – Tokaji Muscat Lunel 2000 5 puttonyos aszú
Znovin Znojmo Znovin Tramin Cerveny 2010 (Czech Republic)

Best Merlot: ax wine – (e)motion Merlot 2011
Best Furmint: Bardon Borászat – Meszes Furmint 2013
Best Cabernet Franc: Feind – Cabernet Franc Prémium 2012
Best Kékfrankos: Gál Szőlőbirtok és Pincészet – Gál Kékfrankos 2014 rozé
Best Chardonnay: Hilltop – Kamocsay Chardonnay Superior 2013
Best Cabernet Sauvignon: Takler – Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve 2009
Best Olaszrizling: Varga – Aranymetszés Olaszrizling 2014

Hilltop Neszmély Winery won multiple awards, because their “Kamocsay Premium Olaszrizling 2013” received the special “VINOFED Trophy” from the Committee of Judges receiving the most unanimous scores.

The title of the “Most Successful Family Winery” was awarded to Takler Cellar in Szekszárd.

The title of “Most Successful Young Winemaker” was given to Péter Mészáros, from Mészáros Cellar, also from Szekszárd.

This year Kősziklás Winery was the “Newcomer of VinAgora 2015”.

The Champion Award, the highest prize of the event, was awarded to the best wines selected from various categories. This year the following wines were honored:

White
Weingut Anselmann, Anselmann Cabernet blanc trocken 2014 (Pfalz)

Rosé
Gál Szőlőbirtok és Pincészet – Kékfrankos Rosé 2014

Red
Feind Borház – Cabernet Franc Prémium 2012

Sparkling Wine
Bohemia Sekt, Prestige Brut 2013

Sweet
Papp és Fiai Pincészet, Balaton-Felvidéki Szürkebarát-Chardonnay Ice wine

Tokaj wine specialities
Bodnár Pincészet, Tokaji Aszúessencia „Vágy” 2003

More results on Vinagora website:
http://www.borkulturakft.hu/vinagoraeredmenyek_40

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