Gold Medal at Concours Mondial de Bruxelles
Since 1994 the international wine award Concours Mondial de Bruxelles ambition is to provide consumers with a guarantee: that it will single out wines of irreproachable quality offering a truly pleasurable drinking experience, wines from across the globe and the price points.
Reputable judges, internationally renowned for their ability to assess wine are rigorously chosen for the competition. They are international buyers and shippers, engineers and oenologists, journalists, specialist wine writers and critics, researchers and representatives from industry organizations.
The sum of all medals cannot exceed 30% of the total of samples presented at the competition. In the event of an overrun the samples having obtained the least points will be eliminated.
A total of 9,080 wines competed this year for the coveted Concours Mondial de Bruxelles medals in Valladolid, the capital of Castilla y León. The 320 international panel members awarded Silver, Gold and Grand Gold medals to top entries.
The total medals were 2642, of which 384 were awarded to Italy. In head Spain with 619 titles, followed by France 614 and Italy, third in the number of awards among all participating nations. Among the most prized Italian regions, the Veneto has 85 medals, followed by Puglia (78) and Sicily (63).
There are 5 Italian wines cataloged by the competition as revelation 2017, the labels that have obtained the highest scores in their respective category, including the Prosecco doc Brut 075 Carati. Only 5 Prosecco wines have been awarded gold, including Prosecco doc Brut of line 075 Carati has been honored to be named the winner of the 'Italian sparkling wine revelation of the year' category, placing it at the head of all prizes Prosecco.
The Piera Martellozzo 1899 winery has also won the silver medal of the Tabbor Rosso Friuli doc from Selezionedi line, a Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon blend refined for 12 months in barriques and another three months in the bottle.