The awards ceremony of the 2017 Concours Mondial du Sauvignon took place yesterday during the ProWein fair in Düsseldorf. The winners of the seven Revelation awards received their trophies personally from the director of the competition, Thomas Costenoble. During the corresponding wine tasting, the producers also had the opportunity to present their wines to the audience of journalists and distributors.
The Revelation trophies were awarded to wines securing the highest scores, recognising the excellence of Sauvignon blanc in the relevant categories:
2017 Revelation Unoaked Sauvignon (x2):
Vignoble Cogné, Sauvignon Blanc Terra Vitis 2016, IGP Val de Loire, France
Famille Bougrier, Abbesse Royale 2016, Touraine, France
2017 Revelation Oaked Sauvignon:
Maison Laporte, Le Grand Rochoy 2015, Sancerre, France
2017 Revelation Blend:
Despagne, Rauzan Despagne Le Grand Vin 2015, Bordeaux Blanc, France
2017 Revelation Organic Sauvignon:
Misty Cove, Misty Cove Organic Sauvignon Blanc 2016, Marlborough, New Zealand
2017 Dubourdieu Wine Trophy:
Skoff Original, Kranachberg Sauvignon Blanc 2015, South Styria, Austria
2017 Revelation Sauvignon from Spain:
Bodega Inurrieta, Inurrieta Orchidea Cuvée 2015, Navarra, Spain
2017: Revelation Sauvignon from Italy:
Cadibon, Cadibon Sauvignon 2015, Collio (Goriziano) DOC, Italy
The award ceremony ended with the announcement of the location of the next Concours Mondial du Sauvignon. Host of the competition in 2018 will be the wine region of Styria, Austria. The ninth edition of the contest will take place from March 2-3 in Graz.
Steffan Potzinger, Chairman of Styria Wine Marketing and Willy Klinger, Managing Director of the Austrian Wine Marketing expressed their gratitude for the offered opportunity and invited everyone to discover Styria’s wines and its steep picturesque vineyards.
Photos of this event are available in the CMS gallery.