Entry Deadline: February 27 2012
The third Concours Mondial du Sauvignon will take place next March 16 and 17 at the Bordeaux & Bordeaux Supérieur growers’ organisation in Bordeaux. The contest aims to promote wines made from the varietal and to increase awareness of the comprehensive range of Sauvignon blanc wines worldwide.
The Concours Mondial de Bruxelles has been commissioned to handle the technical organisation of the tastings and brings to the event the professionalism and independence for which foremost international competitions are renowned.
Why a Concours Mondial du Sauvignon?
Present on the international scene, the Sauvignon grape enjoys recognition and popularity among professionals and consumers alike. The typicality, flavour, freshness and vivacity that it gives the resultant wines make it one of the most exceptional and sought after grapes in the world.
“Sauvignon’s strong personality and its broad-ranging characteristics dictated by climate and place make it unique amongst the great white grape varieties. It was therefore only fi tting that a prominent global competition should be dedicated to it. After devoting much of my research work at the Bordeaux faculty of enology to uncovering the secrets of Sauvignon aromatics and understanding the laws governing their birth inside the grape and their release in the wines, I am extremely honoured to be associated with this event.”
Prof. Denis Dubourdieu
Faculty of Enology of Bordeaux and competition patron.