Saperavi Premium 2018 wins a Gold medal at the 2020 Monde Selection International Wine Contest!
The Monde Selection International Wine Contest took place on July 2nd & 3rd at the Hotel Manos Premier in Brussels. Saperavi Premium 2018 won a prestigious Gold medal which serves as a seal of approval in the European wine industry. It recognises the outstanding accomplishment of Koncho & Company from Georgia.
The international Jury was thrilled with the quality of the wines submitted for this new edition of the contest. The medal- winning bottles came from 20 different countries and included 56% red wines, 22% white wines, and 22% liqueurs, sweet wines, and rosé. Some countries really stood out during the competition, as was the case with Portugal, winner of 19% of the medals, closely followed by France and Hungary sweeping 18% and 15% of the medals respectively. Monde Selection Wines appointed an international Jury of wine professionals, all eminent experts coming from across Europe. They were selected for their acknowledged proficiency and technical competence in evaluating the quality of wine.
This year’s jury was comprised of oenologists, sommeliers, professors and lecturers as well as wine journalists. The contest is recognised for its professionalism, its precision and the technical approach of its assessments. Each wine is subject to blind tasting in conformity with quality evaluation, calculation, and medal ranking methods officially approved by the most important wine organisations (OIV-UIOE). The awards are granted in compliance with the OIV standard that sets out a 30% award limit for international wine competitions.