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Grands Vins Blancs du Monde: Gold for German Rieslings and Pinots

04/24/2019

In the tasting sessions for this year's Concours des Grands Vins Blancs du Monde in Strasbourg, German winemakers were particularly successful with their Rieslings, but also with white Pinot varieties and received a total of 23 gold medals, 13 for Riesling, four for Pinot Blanc, two each for Pinot Gris and Gewürztraminer and one gold award each for Silvaner and Chardonnay.


With five gold medals, the winery Karl Veit of the Mosel was the most successful German participant in the competition. Three gold medals each went to the wineries Werner Anselmann (Pfalz), Domdechant Werner'sches Weingut (Rheingau) and heirs of Beulwitz (Mosel).

Of the thirteen gold medals won by German winemakers with their Rieslings, three each fell to Domdechant Werner'sche Weingut, heirs of Beulwitz and Karl Veit, two to Anselmann and one each to the Hambach Schlosskellerei (Palatinate) and the Albert Winery Kallfelz (Mosel).

Jurors from 20 countries

The German participants Anselmann, St. Laurentius Sekt (Mosel), Karl Veit and the Winzergenossenschaft Bötzingen (Baden) with Pinot Blanc, two by the Hambach Castle Winery and the winemakers of the Rheinhessen Switzerland with Pinot Gris, won two gold medals Holy Spirit (Franken) and Karl Veit with Gewürztraminer and one gold medal each by the local hospital for Silvaner and by the Hambach Castle for Chardonnay.

The competition will be held in Strasbourg in seven different white wine categories, Riesling's 22nd, Pinot Gris's 14th and Gewürztraminer's 12th. The jurors come from 20 countries and the International Vigne et du Vin (OIV) organization oversees the Concours.

all results: www.portail-vins-du-monde.com

 

 

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