The winners of the Bacchus Awards 2013 were announced yesterday, with three wines from Bodegas Castelo de Medina receiving awards. These were Castelo de Medina Sauvignon Blanc 2012, which took the Gold Bacchus and Castelo de Medina Verdejo 2012 and Castelo de Medina Verdejo Vendimia Seleccionada 2011 which each received a Silver Bacchus .
The winners of the 11th edition of the Bacchus Awards, Spain's most important wine competition, were announced yesterday in Madrid. The tasting sessions for this event took place between 15 and 19 April.
Yet again, wines from Bodegas Castelo de Medina were highly prized by the international jury, in fact is was the only winery from the Rueda Designation of Origin to win one Gold Bacchus and two silvers.
Products from our winery got the seal of approval from the tasters in this edition of the Bacchus Awards 2013. These were Castelo de Medina Sauvignon Blanc 2012, which won a Gold Bacchus, and was the only white Spanish Sauvignon Blanc to achieve this distinction and one of the three wines with the Rueda Denomination of origin to take a gold.
One step behind it were Castelo de Medina Verdejo 2012 and Castelo de Medina Verdejo Vendimia Seleccionada 2011, which received recognition at the Vinalies Internationales 2013 last week and, on this occasion, each won a Silver Bacchus.
At the tasting sessions, which took place at the Casino de Madrid, a total of 1.560 wines from 17 countries were assessed, although 80% of the samples considered were from Spain. The jury comprised 26 Spanish tasters and 34 international tasters.