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Potomac Point Winery awarded top honors at Savor Virginia Wine Classic

We are excited to announce that Potomac Point Winery’s Petit Manseng & Richland Heritage have received Platinum awards from the Savor Virginia Wine Classic Competition 2019.  The platinum level winners are scored as the best wines in Virginia!  The judges evaluated dozens of the best wines produced across the state, each based on its own individual merit.

PLATINUM LEVEL WINNERS:
2017 Petit Manseng, Potomac Point Winery & Vineyard – Purchase Here!
2017 Richland Reserve Heritage, Potomac Point Winery & Vineyard – Purchase Here!

THE CRITERIA:
The UC Davis 20 Point System evaluates wine on its own merits, looking at the following criteria and assigning the following points value:
• Clarity – 2 points
• Color – 2 points
• Bouquet – 4 points
• Total Acidity – 1 point
• Sweetness – 1 point
• Body/Texture – 2 points
• Flavor/Taste – 2 points
• Bitterness – 1 point
• Finish – 1 point
• Quality – 4 points

We tallied each judge’s evaluation sheet, came up with an average and placed each in one of four categories:
• Platinum – 80 percent or higher
• Gold – 65–79 percent
• Silver – 50–64 percent
• Bronze – 49 percent or lower

View all the medal winners from across Virginia here!

By |2019-08-29T17:59:57+00:00August 29th, 2019|Winery|0 Comments

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