22 Feb 2018

Three Verdejo wines of Cuatro Rayas Winery get a gold medal at the Berliner Wein Trophy

The international competition awards once again the quality of Verdejo variety wines produced by the cooperative winery from La Seca. 

La Seca (Valladolid), 22 February 2018. - Cuatro Rayas Verdejo, Cantarras and Bitácora, three of the most sold Verdejo variety wines of Cuatro Rayas Winery, add up to their prizes a gold medal, awarded in the last edition of the most prestigious international competition held in February, The Berliner Wein Trophy. In this edition, a jury of 198 members was in charge to taste and rate 6,700 wines from around the world.

       Cuatro Rayas Verdejo is a wine produced with selected Verdejo variety grapes coming from a delicate combination of different estates and vineyard terrains located in D.O. Rueda.  Light yellow colour with greenish highlights. It shows a powerful nose, with hints of white fruit and citric fruits. Refreshing, balanced, sweet on the palate, round and very fruity, it has character and a delicate fennel finish.

    Cantarranas and Bitácora, produced with a careful selection of our best Verdejo grapes in the region of Valladolid, cultivated in gravelly soils. Night mechanical harvest.  They are straw yellow in colour with bright greenish highlights. They show a powerful and fresh nose, with hints of banana and peach, as well as fresh hay. Round and persistent on the palate with hints of stone fruit.

About Berliner Wein Trophy
Since its premiere in 2004, the Berliner Wein Trophy has grown to become Germany’s and one of the World’s largest and most important international wine tasting, as only 30% of the product submitted could be awarded a medal. Currently, it is the most relevant competition sponsored by the International Organisation of Vine and Wine (OIV) and the Union Internationale des Œnologues (UIOE). Thus, it is considered worldwide as one of the most influential in the wine sector. 

Cuatro Rayas Winery 
Located in the heart of Rueda, it accounts for 20% of the production in the Designation of Origin. Over 300 winery members own more than 2,300 hectares of vineyard. Since the foundation in 1935, it has been a pioneer adapting the new trends in viticulture and winemaking. The constant investments in technology, marketing, communication and know-how make the winery a benchmark in the production of Spanish white wines, and also worldwide.
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