ore than 20 spanish appellations and six countries represented which accounted for 28% of the samples, make “Wine and Women Awards” an international benchmark.
In the Spanish School of Tasting, the final tasting of the ninth edition of the International Contest “Wine and Woman 2016” was undertaken.
A total of 200 wines elaborated by women have participated in this edition. Becoming the contest in a world benchmark, being the only one which appreciates the work of women in this sector. More than 20 spanish appellation and six of the more producers countries around the world have participated.
The quality of the samples has caused that 94 wines of the total presented have obtained a highest score of 80 points which is the mínimum figure for awarding. In this case, applying the rules, just the 60 wines with highest scores have been awarded:
6 Grand Diamonds:
RIU RAU, Bodegas Xaló (D.O.P. Alicante)
Izadi Larrosa, Bodegas Izadi (D.O.Ca. Rioja)
Bomkaracter Grande Reserva, Isabel Ribeiro de Almeida (Douro)
Viña Betola Tinto, Bodegas Pío del Ramo (D.O. Jumilla)
Piedra Luenga Bio PX, Bodegas Robles (D.O. Montilla-Moriles)
Carrascas, Agrícola Carrascas (Vino de la Tierra de Castilla)
46 Diamonds and 8 Rubies
20 professional tasters were responsible for tasting and seeing in the arduous task of giving scores.
Before starting the official tasting, the tasters raised their glass to toast in honor of Paul Pontallier, technical director of Chateau Margaux, who died last 28th of March. After the excitement of the moment, the tasting was placed in the great room that the Spanish School of Tasting prepared for the occasion.
As data of interest, standing out the average mark of them, which exceeded that of previous 8 editions, showing the magnificent development and positive evolution of the wines of woman. Also noteworthy white wines presented by Portugal, which have been the big surprise of the competition, getting great results.
The rosés of “new cut” have made the difference among the winners in this edition.
The awards ceremony will be held at the Ritz Hotel in Madrid on April 25, during the event in the Vinoro Lounge.
Winners have been reserved a space inside the Vinoro Lounge 2016, which will be held on April 25 at the Ritz Hotel, with an outstanding presence. More than twenty embassies have confirmed their attendance. Everyone wants to know the “best wines of Women”. Hostelery, distribution, import / export of wine is called for this Single Room.
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