Japan Wine Challenge 2019 Results

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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. 

22nd Japan Wine Challenge 2019 Results
JWC2019Results PDF Data

JAPAN WINE CHALLENGE 2019 TROPHY

Trophy for Best Fortified Wine
Trophy for Best Fortified Wine

JWC Award for Best Portuguese Wine CASA ERMELINDA FREITAS - MOSCATEL ROXO DE SETUBAL SUPERIOR 2010 CASA ERMELINDA FREITAS - VINHOS, LDA

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Trophy for Best Discovery Wine
Trophy for Best Discovery Wine

Leleshwa Sweet White 2017 Rift Valley Winery

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Trophy for Best Red Wine/Trophy for Best New World Red Wine
Trophy for Best Red Wine/Trophy for Best New World Red Wine

JWC Award for Best American Wine/Riedel Award for Best Red Winemaker 2019 ROBERT MONDAVI WINERY NAPA VALLEY CABERNET SAUVIGNON ROBERT MONDAVI WINERY

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BEST OF SHOW
BEST OF SHOW

Grof Degenfeld Tokaji Aszu 6 Puttonyos 2013 Crisp, clean, bright, balanced Tokaj with sweetness and bright acidity. Ripe pineapple.

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Trophy for Best Champagne/Sparkling
Trophy for Best Champagne/Sparkling

Gloria Ferrer Blanc de Blancs

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Trophy for Best White Wine
Trophy for Best White Wine

Hombou Shuzo Chateau Mars Koshu Hosaka Shukaku 2018

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Trophy for Best Old World White Wine
Trophy for Best Old World White Wine

Badischer Winzerkeller eG Black Forest Riesling Semi Dry 2018

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Trophy for Best Rose Wine
Trophy for Best Rose Wine

Classique Muscat Bailey-A Blush 2017 Takahata Winery 高畠ワイナリー

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Trophy for Best Old World Red Wine
Trophy for Best Old World Red Wine

JWC Award for Best French Wine La Forge AOP Corbieres-Boutenac 2016 Gerard Bertand

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