News

11 Jul 2018

Top Gold for Cuatro Rayas Organic Verdejo at the International Organic Wine Award 2018

The International Organic Wine Contest also awarded a silver medal to Cuatro Rayas Organic Tempranillo 2017

La Seca (Valladolid), 11 July 2018.- Cuatro Rayas Organic Verdejo and Cuatro Rayas Organic Tempranillo were awarded a Top Gold and Silver medals respectively in the latest edition of the international organic wine award, one of the most important contests in the organic agriculture industry. In this year, wineries and distributors out of 28 countries with 1086 wines have taken part.

    Cuatro Rayas Organic Verdejo, produced with grapes from winery’s organic vine states and night mechanical harvest. It shows a straw yellow colour with greenish highlights, bright, fresh citrus fruit and balsamic aromas, very characteristic of this variety. Flavourful on the palate and very persistent.

Cuatro Rayas Organic Tempranillo, produced with grapes from the winery’s organic vineyards. Thanks to the three-monthlong oak barrel ageing, we obtain a ruby red colour with medium depth, clean and bright and purple highlights, it shows a deep aroma reminiscent of ripe wild berries. Soft and velvety on the palate, perfect balance between tannins and acidity, round and long finish.

About the International Organic Wine Award
Organised by the Wine System AG, the International Organic Wine Award is the only contest authorised by the European Union following the PAR-System, “an incorruptible tasting system that favours greater recognition of the wines, a precise evaluation of the organoleptic sensations and a verifiable rating”, according to the international juries.

Cuatro Rayas Winery 
Located in the heart of Rueda, it accounts for 20% of the production in the Designation of Origin. The members own more than 2,400 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.  
Section: Press Room

Previous news