Hungarian success at the Vinalies International wine contest 2015

One of the world’s most significant wine contests, the 21st Vinalies Internationales was held last weekend.

This year 3575 wines from 40 countries have entered into the contest, but only 65 wines arrived from Hungary. Despite this low number, Hungarian winemakers were extremely successful; they collected 9 Gold (13.8 %) and 11 (16.9 %) silver medals.
Vinalies Internationales 2015
Special trophies were awarded in 7 categories to wines with the highest points. The title of the “Best Red Wine of Vinalies” was awarded to the 2011 vintage “Görögszó” cuvee, based on cabernet from the Szekszárd region, produced by Tamás Dúzsi.

Medals were awarded to the following Hungarian wines:

Gold medals:

Bock – Libra 2011
Disznókő – Sárga Borház Tokaji Aszú 4 puttonyos 2014
Dúzsi Tamás – Szekszárdi Görögszó 2011
Eszterbauer – “Tüke” Szekszárdi Bikavér 2012
Gróf Buttler Borászati – Nagy-Eged-hegy Egri Syrah Superior 2011.
Koch – Kunsági Rajnai Rizling Jégbor 2007
Hétszőlő – Tokaji Aszú 2004
Tokaj Kereskedőház – Grand Selection Tokaji Késői Arany 2013
Vesztergombi – Turul 2012

Silver medals:

Bock – Capella 2009
Bock – Cuvée 2011
Budaházy Fekete Kúria – Christmann Hárs 2013
Budaházy Fekete Kúria – Pompás 2013
Disznókő – Sárga Borház Tokaji Aszú 5 puttonyos 2009
Eszterbauer – “Tivald” Szekszárdi Cabernet sauvignon 2012
Kertész Családi Pincészet – Pinot Gris 2012
L. Simon – Vörös Gém Balatonboglári Cabernet Sauvignon 2013
Nyakas – Aligvárom 2014
Nyakas – Budai Irsai Olivér 2014
Törley – Etyek Budai György-Villa Rosé 2014

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