Illustration - Photo: wikipedia

Gizella’s Tokaj aszu among 50 Best in Show at Decanter World Wine Awards contest

A sweet "6 puttonyos aszu" wine made in 2019 by the Gizella winery in the Tokaj region has been selected to be among the 50 Best in Show wines at this year's Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA), one of the world's most prestigious wine and champagne contests, the Kreinbacher Estate said on Thursday.

The 21st DWWA contest with 18,000 entries submitted from 57 countries was evaluated by 250 judges in London, including 61 Masters of Wine and 20 Master Sommeliers, Kreinbacher, which won two gold medals, said.

Other wines from Hungary have won 4 platinum, 13 gold, 56 silver and 67 bronze medals.

The 50 wines of the Best in Show must first win a gold and then a platinum medal to enter the “top of the top” category.

Leave a Reply