Teleki Gold Medal at CWSA
These times we are not overwhelmed by wine contest results, because several competitions are cancelled, postponed or held with smaller number of samples and judges. However the Asian contest, China Wine And Spirit Award Best Value received more samples than ever – which proves that the 20 year old contest is influential and important.
“With entrants from 85 countries, the CWSA Judges – responsible for buying 90 million bottles of wine and spirits per year – were extremely impressed by entrants” – comments the team of organizers.
“CWSA Medals continue to be the benchmark of quality and assurance for buyers. Especially when making buying decisions remotely, CWSA Medals are more crucial now than ever” – comments judge Jonathan Mather, formerly of leading wine importer ASC Fine Wines and now MD Acceler8 Marketing.
Hungary is among the 85 countries participating: only one wine entered, but this one won not less but gold medal! Chateau Teleki Merlot 2017 by Csányi Winery in Villány has proved its merit again (vintage 2015 was selected the best value red wine in Hungary by the publication called Top 100 wines).
“Dark ruby colour with the shade of pomegranate. Intense nose reminiscent of sour cherry jam and red fruits. Well detectable spicy notes and also some slightly smoky shades from barrel ageing. The palate is vivid, juicy with fine acidity and again recalling the red fruits of the nose. The tannins are velvety and fit smoothly into the structure of the wine. Taste it slowly…”