Luxembourg's Ministry of Agriculture, Viticulture and Consumer Protection has announced that Luxembourgish Crémants have won a total of 17 gold medals at the National Cremant Competition of France and Luxembourg which was held near Bordeaux on Friday 27 April 2018.
The awards ceremony of the the 27th edition of the National Cremant Competition of France and Luxembourg took place in the luxurious ballroom of Château Lafitte in Yvrac, about 15 km from Bordeaux, considered as the capital of the wine world.
The Luxembourg Moselle is the only wine region with the right to present its samples to this competition, in addition to the regions of Alsace, Burgundy, Bordeaux, Limoux, Loire, Die, Jura and Savoie. Once again, Luxembourg winegrowers have shown that their products should no longer hide behind the competition.
At more than 40 tables, the crémants were tasted blindly by different representatives of the wine regions in four sub-categories (Blanc Brut, Blanc Brut Millésimé, Rosé Brut, Blanc de Noirs Brut). The tasters of the Luxembourg crémants appreciated the approximately 80 samples presented.
In all, Luxembourg's crémants managed to attract 17 gold and 9 silver medals from the Moselle. The Luxembourg delegation, made up of representatives of the Domaines Vinsmoselle cooperative, private winegrowers, trade and the wine institute, was delighted with the results of the award ceremony.