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Mundus Vini Tasting: 282 awards for German wines

09/03/2020

At the Mundus Vini Summer Tasting 2020, 282 German still and sparkling wines were awarded by the international jury with 142 Silver, 137 Gold and three Grand Gold. One of the top awards went to Schloss Johannisberg and the other two to the Felsengartenkellerei.


For the 27th edition of the wine competition, held at the end of August in Neustadt an der Weinstrasse, 120 wine experts tasted around 4,500 wines from all over the world. The best German winery in the 2020 Summer Tasting was the Weingut Geheimer Rat Dr. von Bassermann-Jordan from Deidesheim, Pfalz, with six gold medals. The best German wine cooperative also came from the Pfalz. The Vier Jahreszeiten Winzer eG from Bad Dürkheim excelled with eleven gold and three silver medals.

The best German wines in the competition included the 2019 Handverlesen Riesling (Best of Show Riesling in Food Retail) by Van Volxem & Friends, the 2019 Schloss Johannisberger Riesling Blaulack - Trockenbeerenauslese (Best of Show Noble Sweet Riesling) and Fürst von Metternich Riesling Brut ( Best of Show Sparkling Wine in Food Retail).

These German gold medal wines won further special awards:

2018 Muskateller Trockenbeerenauslese Felsengartenkellerei Besigheim e. G., Hessigheim (Best of Show Germany noble sweet)

2019 Rauenthaler Baiken "Crescentia" Riesling Spätlese Hessische Staatsweingüter GmbH Kloster Eberbach, Eltville (Best of Show Riesling sweet)

Pierre Brut Weingut Geheimer Rat Dr. von Bassermann-Jordan GmbH, Deidesheim (Best of Show Sparkling Wine Germany)

2018 Grauer Burgunder S' Orange Weingut Geheimer Rat Dr. von Bassermann-Jordan GmbH, Deidesheim (Best of Show Pinot Gris Germany)

2017 "Divinus" Spätburgunder trocken Weinkonvent Dürrenzimmern eG, Brackenheim – Dürrenzimmern (Best of Show Pinot Noir Germany)

2019 Kräzygrape Weißburgunder trocken Krämer Straight GmbH, Gau-Weinheim (Best of Show Pinot Blanc Germany in retail markets)

2018 Graacher Himmelreich Riesling Qualitätswein trocken Verwaltung der Bischöflichen Weingüter Trier GbR, Trier (Best of Show dry Riesling Germany).

Grand Gold went to 2019 Schloss Johannisberger Riesling Blaulack Trockenbeerenauslese Schloss Johannisberg, Geisenheim, and the Felsengartenkellerei in Besigheim for their 2018 Sauvignon Blanc Trockenbeerenauslese and 2018 Muskateller Trockenbeerenauslese.

All results:https://www.meininger.de/en/mundus-vini/tasting-results/mundus-vini-summer-tasting-2020

 

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Mundus Vini Summer Tasting 2020. 120 wine experts spent four days judging over 4,500 wines from all over the world. Photo: AD LUMINA Ralf Ziegler