Super Sweet: Hungarian Aszú Among 'Best in Show' at Decanter World Wine Awards

  • 21 Jun 2024 10:38 AM
Super Sweet: Hungarian Aszú Among 'Best in Show' at Decanter World Wine Awards
A sweet “6 puttonyos aszú” 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.

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.

From Gizella Winery: 

I am László Szilágyi, an agricultural economist and grape growing and wine making engineer. Every winery, including mine, relies on its past and builds for its future.

I have been managing the Gizella Winery for 18 years and its results provide an encouraging basis for cultivating 20 hectares of vineyards, but perhaps our greatest value is, in addition to the natural endowment of the Tokaj wine region, the constant will for renewal and the desire for dynamic development.

We aim to develop in business and to develop in mind, in decisions, in the ideological sense (human being) and to develop in coexistence with nature.

The humble search for outstanding quality and the need to meet the latest consumer expectations are key added values, which will shape our future.

The diversity of Tokaj growing sites is conveyed by to Gizella wines to many parts of the world through our partners with a clear message.

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