5 prestigious awards in the “Dão Contest”
Comissão Vitivinícola Regional do Dão (CVR Dão) organized the VII Contest Bottled 2016 whose wine tasting were happened on 12th, 13th and 14th of July.
This year the jury was composed by the President of the Tasting Panel of CVR Dão, representatives of Tasters Chambers of CVR's Beira Interior, CVR Bairrada, CVR Vinho Verde, CVR Península de Setúbal, Douro Wines and Porto, for a taster representative of the Confraria dos Enófilos do Dão and the journalist Maria João Almeida and António Falcão, from Escanção magazine and Wine Magazine (Revista de Vinhos).
The jury evaluated 119 samples from 32 economic agents, with a small increase in the number of wines in the competition, which last year had 109 samples. This increase participation demonstrates the importance that this competition has achieved from year to year.
The samples were grouped into the following categories:
I. White wines;
II. Red wines;
III. Rosé wines;
IV. Wine grapes;
V. Sparkling wines (white, red and rosé).