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13 Oct 2016

Peñín awards 91 points to Cuatro Rayas Viñedos Centenarios

Cuatro Rayas Cuarenta Vendimias receives 90 Peñín points in its first vintage

La Seca, Valladolid, October 13, 2016.- The Cuatro Rayas high-end wines have a prominent place in the newly published Guía Peñín 2017, an authoritative publication for the wineries of Spain. Cuatro Rayas Viñedos Centenarios and Cuatro Rayas Cuarenta Vendimias received 91 and 90 points respectively.

Cuatro Rayas Viñedos Centenarios is a high-end wine made with grapes from vineyards that are more than one hundred years old, included in the group is a significant expanse of pre-phylloxera vines. This Verdejo to be included as a sponsor in the bronze category and the official white wine of the film festival. Cuatro Rayas Viñedos Centenarios was also awarded a gold medal this year in the Berlin Wine Trophy as well as a silver medal in the International Wine and Spirits Competition.

Cuatro Rayas Cuarenta Vendimias, renowned enologist Angel Calleja, who celebrated his 40th harvest in 2015, has brought his 40years of mastery to work upon a select choice of grapes grown from 40-year-old vines. Aged on the lees for some five months, this fresh and potent Verdejo is a historic slice of Rueda‘s harvests and passion for wine of Rueda, has become one of the flagships of Cuatro Rayas in its first year, reaping significant awards such as two gold medals in the Berlin Wine Trophy and in the Brussels World Competition, as well as a Manojo and a silver Bacchus.

Guía Peñín is the most comprehensive manual of Spanish wines in the world and, above all, the one most often consulted by wine amateurs and professionals. For the 2017 edition, the professional experts of the group have scored 11,500 wines from every region of Spain.

Bodega Cuatro Rayas it is a cooperative winery that is the benchmark for quality in the preparation of the white wines from the DO Rueda in Spain. It is also the flagship of the denomination in some sixty countries. The winery‘s slogan, ‘Cuatro Rayas, the Verdejo from Rueda in the World‘, is without doubt a phrase that sums up our philosophy.
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