Castelo noble, which obtained the Silver Medal and Syté 2008 and Castelo de Medina Sauvignon blanc 2012, with a bronze medal each, were the wines acknowledged by the jury at the competition held in the United Kingdom.
A 100% Sauvignon blanc wine produced by Bodegas Castelo de Medina, received the highest score of all 393 still white wines with less than 4 g/litre sugar of the 2011 and 2012 vintages entered in the competition.
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.
A wine produced with 100% verdejo by Bodegas Castelo de Medina was the only white wine from the Rueda Designation of Origin and indeed from Castilla y León to win the ultimate prize in the Parisian competition. Castelo de Medina Vendimia Seleccionada 2011 was awarded a Silver Medal in the same competition.