TOKAJ AT IWC 2019: DRY WINES TAKE MOST AWARDS

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Fourteen out of Tokaj's twenty-four awards at this year's International Wine Challenge have gone to dry Tokaji wines, which still rarely happens at any international wine competition, despite the majority of the region's quality production having long been dry wine. All three Gold medals were awarded to sweet wines, though, including one to Juliet Victor's 2016 Szamorodni and one to Royal Tokaji's Late Harvest 2017, while Patricius stole the show again by winning the Tokaji Sweet Trophy, this time, for their 6 puttonyos Aszú wine of 2013. 

Here is a summary of Tokaj's results:

Award Winery Wine
Patricius Aszú 5 puttonyos 2013
Juliet Victor Szamorodni Sweet 2016
Royal Tokaji Late Harvest 2017
Disznókő Furmint-Hárslevelű 'Inspiration' 2017
Disznókő Szamorodni Sweet '1413' 2016
Gróf Degenfeld Terézia Hárslevelű 2017
Gróf Degenfeld Zomborka Furmint 2016
Gróf Degenfeld Szamorodni Sweet 2016
Juliet Victor Betsek Furmint 2017
Patricius Late Harvest 'Katinka' 2017
Royal Tokaji Furmint 2016
Royal Tokaji Furmint Special Reserve 2016
Sanzon Tokaj Rány Furmint 2016
Zsirai Hárslevelű 2015
Barta Barta Öreg-király Furmint 2017
Disznókő Late Harvest 2017
Hétszőlő Hárslevelű 'Bio' 2018
Royal Tokaji Szent Tamás Late Harvest 'By Appoitnment Only 4' 2016
Royal Tokaji Furmint Vineyard Selection 2017
Royal Tokaji Furmint 2017
Sauska Tokaj Cuvée 113 2017 *
Zsirai Aszú 6 putonyos 2013
Hétszőlő Sárgamuskotály 2017
Hétszőlő Szamorodni Sweet 2016

* While the producer's name includes the word Tokaj and they are based in Tokaj town, this particular wine of theirs is not a Tokaji PDO wine, but a Zempléni PGI one, for the blend includes Chardonnay, a variety not authorised for the Tokaj appellation.

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