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CSL Malbec Tinto 2018 distinguished with the medal “Best of Show Lisboa”
CSL Malbec Tinto 2018 receives prestigious medal in the contest "Mundus Vini Spring Tasting 2021"
CSL Malbec 2018, a red varietal wine produced in the Lisbon region, was awarded the "Best of Show Lisboa" award, having also received the "Grand Gold" medal, in the "Mundus Vini Spring Tasting 2021" competition. It was in this prestigious wine competition that Casa Santos Lima was recently recognized as the "Best Portuguese Producer”. The diversity of planted varieties has allowed the company to produce a vast and recognized collection of white and red varietals. This wine is now available in our store in Quinta da Boavista.
"Best Portuguese Producer" by Mundus Vini 2021
Casa Santos Lima elected as the "Best Portuguese Producer" by the prestigious wine competition “Mundus Vini 2021”
Casa Santos Lima was recognized as the "Best Portuguese Producer” by the international wine competition “Mundus Vini Spring Tasting 2021”. Winning this prestigious award demonstrates once again the company's effort and dedication, which has resulted in an excellent national and international positioning. The 1st edition of the competition this year took place between 23 and 25 March and the company won 9 gold medals, which were awarded to wines from different regions.
Harvest 2020 at the Airport Vineyard
Casa Santos Lima harvested the grapes from the Airport Vineyard, in the center of Lisbon, on September 16
On September 16th another harvest took place in the well-known “Airport Vineyard”, in the center of Lisbon. The day began early, with the harvest of the white grape variety Arinto, followed by the red varieties Touriga Nacional and Tinta Roriz. This project is a partnership between Casa Santos Lima and the City Council of Lisbon. From this vineyard was born the brand "Corvos de Lisboa" whose wines have shown its potential with recognition in international competitions. As expected by Casa Santos Lima, this proved to be another great harvest, which resulted in approximately 26 tons of grape (white and red) of excellent quality.
Lab Rosé, Doc Vinho Verde - The Washington Post
Lab Rosé, from the Vinho Verde region, was included in Dave McIntyre's selection of the week
Lab Rosé, from the Vinho Verde region, was included in Dave McIntyre's selection of the week. The columnist describes it this way " delicious, with a slight spritz and bright fruit flavors of strawberry and melon". Dave McIntyre highlights that the brand offers excellent value in affordable wines and reminder that the Lab rosé, from the Lisbon region, was inlcuded in his list of 12 best bargains in 2019.
“Al-Ria” Red wine was awarded with the “Special Prize Portugal”
The wine stood out in the "Citadelles du Vin 2020" competition
“Al-Ria, Red, 2019” was distinguished with the “Special Prize Portugal” and Gold Medal in the “Citadelles du Vin 2020” competition. This distinction is the recognition of the quality of the award-winning wine. Casa Santos Lima was also recognized with more six gold medals, which makes it the most awarded company in the competition. Awarded wines: Fortissimo Red; Valcatrina Red; Quinta das Setencostas Red; Barrocal Red; Lisbonita Red; OMG Red.
The first wine choosen for the top 10 in USA is Portuguese
The "Blend Portugal" was the first wine to belong to the TOP 10 of Best Wines under 10 dollares in the USA
Mike Veseth, editor of the wine blog "The Wine Economist", challenged his readers to choose their favourite wines under 10 dollars so he can announce his TOP 10 at the end of April. As soon as he challenged his readers, he couldn’t resist making is first choice: “Red Blend Portugal” by Casa Santos Lima – “It is a juicy red blend that’s dry with just enough tannin.”. The "Blend Portugal" is one of the best-sellings portuguese brands in USA and brand recognition has grown in recent times.
Lab Rose, 2019 - Washington Post
Lab Rose is again referenced in the Washington Post
The wine “Lab, Rose, 2019” was distinguished by the Washington Post as one of the best choices of 2019 and described by the author as a “pleasant surprise”. This is not the first time that Dave McIntrye writes about our LAB Rosé: “The 2018 made my greatest values of the year list, and this vintage is a repeat candidate.”. This year, between a selection of two Italian white wines and two French rose wines, Lab Rose 2019 of Casa Santos Lima stood out, becoming the favourite of the week. Dave McIntrye describes it this way: “Zippy acidity, bright berry fruit flavours and a hint of residual sugar just to take the edge off, without tasting sweet. It’s also cheap, and available in three-litter boxes, perfect for parties and picnics, for when social distancing is over (…)”.
Portuguese wine “2 Uvas” - best seller in the happiest country in the world!
"2 Uvas" is the world´s best selling wine brand in Finland
On the day that Finland is, once again, recognized by the United Nations (UN) as the happiest nation in the world we want you to remember that happiness should be shared. Together with all our collaborators, we produce the world´s best selling wine brand in Finland, the "2 Uvas", and we are proud to contribute to this ranking. As a recognition of our success, the Importer has decided to offer all our collaborators a personalized chocolate of a prestigious Finnish brand. This token of gratitude perpetuates the gesture of "sharing happiness" and contributes to our improved position in the ranking (60th position). Casa Santos Lima and the Sociedade Agricola Quinta do Conde (Santos Lima´s Group) are the largest Portuguese wine producers in Finland.