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News | Mar 15 2019

Spanish Wines Triumph at the Bacchus International Wine Competition

Of the 23 Great Gold Bacchus medals given out, the most prestigious distinction in the competition, 15 went to Spanish wines

Spanish Wines Triumph at the Bacchus International Wine Competition

The results are in from the 17th Bacchus International Wine Competition. Held over the last few days in Madrid, the judges conducted a blind tasting of 1650 wines from 20 different countries with a view to awarding the very best with Great Gold, Gold or Silver Bacchus medals.

With regard to the highest distinction, the Great Gold Bacchus, there were 23 winners, 15 of them from Spain. They included Bordón Gran Reserva 2009 (Bodegas Franco Españolas), De Alberto Dorado (Hijos de Alberto Gutiérrez), Canus Verus 2015 (Bodegas Covitoro), Capuchino (Bodegas Osborne), Noe VORS (González Byass), Flor de Alejandría 2017 (Bodega Terra Vineas), Dominio de Campo Viejo 2015 (Pernod Ricard Winemakers Spain), and Faustino I Gran Reserva 2009 (Bodegas Faustino).

Dozens of Spanish wines took home Gold Bacchus medals, among them Pazo Dos Celtas (Bodegas y Viñedos Veiga da Princesa), Gotas de Mar (Hammeken Cellars), Amavida (Bodegas Alanís), Supernova Roble (Alberto y Benito), Ramon do Casar Treixadura (Ramon do Casar), Lagar de Costa (Lagar de Costa), and Carallán (Adegas Terrae).

Dozens of Spanish wines also received the Silver Bacchus medal, such as Esencia 27 (Meoriga Bodegas y Viñedos), Trapío (Bodegas La Purísima), Castillo de Aza (J. Garcia Carrión), Bagus (Bodegas López Cristóbal), Carmelo Rodero Reserva (Bodegas Rodero), Ricardana Reserva (José María Rojo Ortega), and Valpincia Crianza (La Luz del Duero).

Spanish Wines Triumph at the Bacchus International Wine Competition / @Bodegas Franco Españolas, @Hijos de Alberto Gutiérrez, @Bodegas Covitoro
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