16 Jul 2020

Bodega Cuatro Rayas has eight wines with more than 90 Peñín Points

Among the results obtained by DO Rueda wines of the winery stands the score awarded to ‘61‘ Dorado en Rama—95 points in the 2021 edition of this Guide

La Seca, 16 July 2020. –  The wines under the Designation of Origin Rueda from Bodega Cuatro Rayas—wine cooperative that unites vineyards of almost 400 members in the provinces of Valladolid and Segovia—has received a prominent place among the assessments of the prestigious Peñín Guide to Spanish wine. Pending the results for its brands under DO Ribera del Duero and PGI Vinos de la Tierra of Castilla y León, Bodega Cuatro Rayas received the ratings of this wine influencing publication that judged eight of the Rueda wines of the winery as ‘excellent‘ by awarding them scores above 90 points.

      The wines that achieved this recognition are: ‘61’ Dorado en Rama N/V (95 points, rated as ‘exceptional’), Amador Diez 2015 (93 points), Amador Diez 2017 (93 points), Cuatro Rayas Viñedos Centenarios 2019 (92 points), Cuatro Rayas Cuarenta Vendimias Verdejo 2019 (92 points), ‘61’ Dorado N/V (91 points), Cuatro Rayas ‘1935’ 2019 (90 points), and Cuatro Rayas Fermentado en Barrica (90 points).

‘61’ Dorado en Rama adds up a new hit to its résumé
The fortified wine of the cooperative winery continues unstoppable harvesting awards. So far, this unfiltered wine has been awarded gold medals in the 2020 editions of the Berliner Wine Trophy, Mundus Vini, and Bacchus and a Grand Gold at the Frankfurt International Trophy. It also scored 91 Parker points in the magazine The Wine Advocate, so the 95 points received by the renowned Spanish Guide rounds off a brilliant record that attests the exceptional nature of this brand of Cuatro Rayas.

      ‘61’ Dorado en Rama is produced combining equal parts Verdejo variety—the most characteristic of the Designation of Origin Rueda—and Palomino Fino—a varietal doomed to disappear since its cultivation is forbidden. However, the cooperative from La Seca is taking good care of its century-old vines intending to continue producing the original wines in the area. Aged in twelve plus one sixty-year-old barrels, this wine uses the traditional solera system and goes from the butts to the bottle without filtering in a single annual saca (taking out).  
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