Japan Wine Challenge 2019 Results
The 22nd Japan Wine Challenge was held from Tuesday 6 August to Thursday 8 August 2019 at the Conrad Tokyo Hotel.
A total of over 1,200 wines were entered and judged by a panel of leading wine professionals from Japan and international.
These came from 30 different countries, with the principle entries being from Australia, Austria, Chile, France, Germany, Italy, New Zealand, and Japan.
3 Japan Wine Challenge Riedel awards and 13 Trophy medals were awarded, 25 Best Value medals, 18 Platinum medals, 100 Gold medals, 260 Silver medals and 533 Bronze medals.
The Trophy Awards Ceremony for the Japan Wine Challenge 2019 will take place on Friday 24 January 2020, and Her Imperial Highness Princess Takamado will present the Trophies.
JAPAN WINE CHALLENGE 2019 TROPHY
JWC Award for Best Portuguese Wine CASA ERMELINDA FREITAS - MOSCATEL ROXO DE SETUBAL SUPERIOR 2010 CASA ERMELINDA FREITAS - VINHOS, LDA
Leleshwa Sweet White 2017 Rift Valley Winery
JWC Award for Best American Wine/Riedel Award for Best Red Winemaker 2019 ROBERT MONDAVI WINERY NAPA VALLEY CABERNET SAUVIGNON ROBERT MONDAVI WINERY
Grof Degenfeld Tokaji Aszu 6 Puttonyos 2013 Crisp, clean, bright, balanced Tokaj with sweetness and bright acidity. Ripe pineapple.
Gloria Ferrer Blanc de Blancs
Hombou Shuzo Chateau Mars Koshu Hosaka Shukaku 2018
Badischer Winzerkeller eG Black Forest Riesling Semi Dry 2018
Classique Muscat Bailey-A Blush 2017 Takahata Winery 高畠ワイナリー
JWC Award for Best French Wine La Forge AOP Corbieres-Boutenac 2016 Gerard Bertand