Castelo de Medina Verdejo 2016, Castelo de Medina Sauvignon Blanc 2016 and Castelo de Medina Barrel Fermented 2014 have been the awarded wines from the winery located in Villaverde de Medina, by the tasting panel formed by 406 women at the Japanese contest.
The wines from Bodegas Castelo de Medina triumphantly started 2017 after obtaining three Gold Medals at the fourth edition of the SAKURA Awards, the international wine contest in which wine professional Japanese women choose the winners.
The awarded wines belonging to this winery from the Rueda Designation of Origin at this 2017 edition of the Japanese contest with a Gold Medal have been: Castelo de Medina Verdejo 2016, Castelo de Medina Sauvignon Blanc 2016 and Castelo de Medina Barrel Fermented 2014.
Castelo de Medina Verdejo, the young single-varietal wine made of the Rueda D. O. key variety receives its first international award to the 2016 vintage. This wine was already awarded as the Best Verdejo in the World 2014 and 2016 by the World Association of Writers and Journalists of Wines and Spirits (WAWWJ).
On its part, Castelo de Medina Sauvignon Blanc 2016 has also received its first important award for the new vintage after finishing the last year as the Best Sauvignon Blanc in the World according to the WAWWJ.
Last but not least, the latest wine put on the market by Bodegas Castelo de Medina, Castelo de Medina Barrel Fermented 2014, receives its first international Gold Medal in Japan, right after obtaining excellent ratings in the Peñin and Repsol Guides 2017.
At this fourth edition of the SAKURA Awards 4,212 wines from 37 different countries have taken part and have been evaluated by a tasting panel composed by 406 wine professional Japanese women (journalists, importers, sommeliers…).