Niepoort Vintage Port 2017 won at the BWW – Best Wine of the World Competition. BWW – Best Wine of the World Competition is one of the major wine competition in the world. Measured by the number of wines, number of consumers involved and judges taking part.
A total of 204675 wines received for the competition and more than 3 million votes. There were 190.000 wine professionals and wine lovers from more than 115 countries during the three months of voting period. The 100 top wines were divided in six different categories for the final process, which was organized in December 2020.
Six main categories:
– Red wine
– White wine
– Rose wine
– Sparkling wine
– Fortified wine
The best wines were also awarded according to the price level and country categories. During the finals process, wines were evaluated and ranked two different times as blind tasting. The jury ( professionals selected by judges from over 11000 professionals were wine writers, bloggers, wine dealers, among other professionails.
They gave good news for Portugal, Douro and elected Niepoort Vintage Port 2017, Douro, as the Best Port Wine of the World Winner.
Niepoort Vintage Port 2017 is a wonderful dark purple rim and great depth of colour characterizes the wine appearance. Aromatic profile is a superb youthful dark fruit. It is powerful on the initial attack, leading into a fresh mid-palate with beautifully seductive flavours of dark fruit. A great combination of power and elegance, ending in a bold, dry, lengthy and slightly green tannic finnish. The length and structure of this 2017 vintage promise a long-lived wine with great ageing potential.
Niepoort also won …
People´s Choice Award Winner
– Coche Branco 2017
– Redoma Tinto 2015
– Charme 2015
– Bioma Vintage 2015
Best Portuguese White Wine
– Redoma Reserva Branco 2018 ( White, Reserve )
Best Portuguese Red Wine Winner
– Charme 2015
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