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Press Release SantoWines / Thessaloniki International Wine & Spirits Competition 2020

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Thessaloniki International Wine & Spirits Competition 2020

SantoWines gets to the top with 9 METALS and 2 SPECIAL DISTINCTIONS

BEST DESSERT WINE & BEST SPARKLING WINE of the Competition


Two special distinctions and 9 medals in total were awarded to SantoWines at the 20th Thessaloniki International Wine & Spirits Competition. Specifically, Santorini Vinsanto 8 years ageing was grantedas the Best Dessert Wineof the competition and Santo Sparkling Brut as the Best Sparkling / Semi-sparkling winecompilingthis year’s impressive collection of awards for SantoWines at this year’s competition.

These accolades are regarded as one more sign of recognition for the route of this historic winery and especially for the team of oenologists led by Nikos Varvarigos. We will proudly continue to work for our common goal of preserving the authenticity of the vineyard of Santorini and producing premium quality wines, worthy descendants of the island’s winemaking tradition.

 

SantoWines’awards in detail:

 

Special Distinctions

  • BEST DESSERT WINE OF THE COMPETITION and GOLD MEDAL: Santorini Vinsanto 8 years ageing
  • BEST SPARKLING WINE OF THE COMPETITION and SILVER MEDAL: Santo Sparkling Brut 2016

 

Gold Medal

  • Santorini Vinsanto 8 years ageing, Assyrtiko (85%), Aidani (15%), PDO Santorini (Naturally sweet wine from sundried grapes)
  • Santorini Nykteri 2018, Assyrtiko (85%), Athiri (10%), Aidani (5%), PDO Santorini (white wine)
  • Santorini Vinsanto 2013, Assyrtiko (85%), Aidani (15%), PDO Santorini (Naturally sweet wine from sundried grapes)
  • Santorini Assyrtiko Grande Reserve2017, Assyrtiko (100%), PDO Santorini (white wine)

 

Silver Medal

  • Santo Sparkling Brut 2016, Assyrtiko (100%), fermentation in the bottle (white sparkling wine)
  • Santorini Assyrtiko 2018, Assyrtiko (100%), PDO Santorini (white wine)
  • Santorini Nykteri Reserve 2018, Assyrtiko (75%), Athiri (15%), Aidani (10%), PDO Santorini (white wine)
  • Santorini Assyrtiko 2019, Assyrtiko (100%), PDO Santorini (white wine)

 

Bronze Medal

  • Mavrotragano Organic 2017, Mavrotragano (100%), PGI Cyclades (red wine)

 

 

 

For additional information, please contact:

Marketing Department, SantoWines Winery

E: kasiola@santowines.gr

 


 

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