The World Association of Writers and Journalists of Wine and Spirits (WAWWJ) has chosen for the second time in three years the Verdejo from Castelo de Medina as the Best Verdejo in the World in 2016.
After recording the prizes obtained in the 80 most important international wine contests of the world, the World Association of Writers and Journalists of Wine and Spirits published the ranking of the best wines in 2016.
At this elaborated ranking, Castelo de Medina Verdejo, young single-variety Verdejo wine elaborated by Castelo de Medina Winery, has been chosen as the best Verdejo wine in the World 2016, repeating the award already obtained in 2014.
The most emblematic wine from Castelo de Medina Winery has obtained this important award after obtaining 201.60 points, making it the Best Verdejo wine from the 168 in the ranking. Furthermore, it was the fourteenth best wine in the world over 680,930 appearing in the classification and the seventh Spanish wine from 3,508 recorded by the WAWWJ.
The Verdejo from Castelo de Medina ratifies its ‘Best Verdejo in the World’ award obtained in 2014 thanks to the Gold Medals obtained at the Berliner Wein Trophy (Germany), the Asia Wine Trophy (South Korea) and the CINVE Awards (Spain); Silver Medals obtained in the SAKURA Awards (Japan), the Japan Wine Challenge (Japan), Bacchus Awards (Spain), the Concours Mondial de Bruxelles (Belgium) or the International Wine Challenge (United Kingdom).
This new recognition obtained by this wine from Bodegas Castelo de Medina is useful to consolidate the winery’s philosophy, having a total of 180 own vineyard hectares from which 100 hectares of the Verdejo grape variety. The winery has also recently obtained the award to the best Sauvignon Blanc in the World 2016 thanks to Castelo de Medina Sauvignon Blanc wine.