Grand Gold Medal for wine Encontro Baga 2011 by Quinta do Encontro
Wine Competition and Sparkling Wine Bairrada 2016 awarded Quinta do Encontro with Encontro Baga 2011 with the Grand Gold Medal.
Traditional Wine Competition and Sparkling Wine Bairrada, edition 2016, held on the premises of the Wine Museum in Anadia, brought together a group of experts in the field of wines, among winemakers, journalists and wine critics. During one morning, the 75 wines in the competition were evaluated; they entered still wines and many sparkling wines, which were divided into categories, depending on the stage (with the 24-month traineeship mark separating the competitors). There was also a separate category for sparkling made with Baga, the great red grape variety in this region and, increasingly, their flag.
After the results, the organization announced 17 medals Gold and 6 Silver. The highest scoring wine of the whole contest took the Great Gold Medal. The title went to Encontro Baga 2011 by Quinta do Encontro.
The results of the competition were announced during the event: “Meeting with Wine and Flavours from Bairrada 2016” sponsored by Verallia Portugal, which took place in Velódromo de Sangalhos (30-09-2016 to 02-10-2016).