The GRAND’ARTE Shiraz Lisboa red 2014 was selected the #63 TOP BEST BUY OF THE YEAR 2018 in the American magazine Wine Enthusiast.
Mr. José Neiva Correia chief-winemaker and owner of DFJ shared with us: "Our team is proud to once again see his work recognized by Wine Enthusiast, one of the most recognized and prestigious magazines in the world of wine. Since 2006 this is the eleventh time that one of our wines it’s selected to join the exclusive annual list TOP 100 BEST BUYS. This it’s being a key investment for the American market but also follower markets of what’s happening in the USA. Many of our importers, distributors, retailers, sommeliers and consumers follow the Wine Enthusiast Magazine. This award makes us confident in the quality of our work. We expect this wine to offer its consumers as much or more pleasure as given us to produce it."
Our ELEVEN TOP BEST BUYS OF THE YEAR
Since 2006 the wines of DFJ VINHOS were selected eleven times to integrate the restricted annual list of the TOP 100 BEST BUYS of Wine Enthusiast.
Here’s these winners, and the rating:
# 62 TOP Best Buy Wine of 2006; GRAND’ARTE Touriga Nacional red 2003 – V.R. Lisboa - 90 points
# 75 TOP Best Buy Wine of 2008; VEGA red 2005 – D.O.C. Douro - 88 points
# 20 TOP Best Buy Wine of 2009; GRAND’ARTE Shiraz red 2007 – V.R. Lisboa - 90 points
# 14 TOP Best Buy Wine of 2010; ALTA CORTE red 2006 – V. R. Lisboa - 89 points
# 9 TOP Best Buy Wine of 2011; GRAND’ARTE Alvarinho white 2010 – V.R. Lisboa - 91 points
# 1 TOP Best Buy Wine of 2012; VEGA red 2009 – D.O.C. Douro - 90 points
# 8 TOP Best Buy Wine of 2014; PORTADA Winemakers Selection red 2011 - V. R. Lisboa - 90 points
# 74 TOP Best Buy Wine of 2015; ALUADO Alicante Bouschet tinto 2014 - V. R. Lisboa - 90 points
# 5 TOP Best Buy Wine of 2016; PAXIS “Bulldog” tinto 2013 - V. R. Lisboa – 90 points
# 39 TOP Best Buy Wine of 2017; GRAND’ARTE Alvarinho white 2016 - V. R. Lisboa – 90 points
# 63 TOP Best Buy Wine of 2018; GRAND’ARTE Shiraz red 2014 - V. R. Lisboa – 90 points
We highlight we won the #1 TOP 100 BEST BUY 2012 with the VEGA Douro Red 2009 after the Wine Enthusiast experts have tasted nearly 17,000 wines present in the American market. It was the first time a Portuguese wine appeared to lead this list.
WINE ENTHUSIAST 2018 RATINGS and BEST BUYS
Beyond this trophy DFJ WINES received in 2018 one more Editor’s Choice and 22 Best Buys. We share and celebrate this recognition with our representatives and friends, always asking and giving ideas for the DFJ VINHOS team to improve more and more the price / quality of our wines.
Here’s the complete list of ratings and Best Buys of the DFJ VINHOS wines in 2018 in Wine Enthusiast: