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Ribera del duero, rueda score big praise at TEXSOM int’l wine awards

April 15th, 2019

By Staff Writer

Sommeliers and other wine professionals recently gathered in Texas for the annual TEXSOM conference.

 

Widely regarded as one of the premier gatherings for those in the industry, the conference is capped with the TEXSOM International Wine Awards, in which thousands of wines from the old and new worlds are sniffed, swirled and sipped – all in competition for medals in what is one of the most rigorous wine competitions in the world. The results are in: wines from Ribera del Duero and Rueda all took home outstanding honors.

 

Receiving a gold medal – the highest distinction possible – are two Ribera del Duero wines: the 2015 Silentium Expresión Crianza and the 2014 Pinea Crianza. Ribera del Duero also received 13 Silver medals along with 5 Bronze medals, and Rueda’s white wines were awarded with four Silver medals and two Bronze medals.

 

The full list of Ribera and Rueda winners is below:

 

Rueda
Pata Negra, Sauvignon Blanc, 2018, DO Rueda, Spain, Silver

Pata Negra, Verdejo, 2018, DO Rueda, Spain, Silver

Matarromera, Granza, Verdejo (Made from Organic Grapes), DO Rueda, Spain, Silver

Marqués de Cáceres, Verdejo, 2017, DO Rueda, Spain, Silver

Beronia, Verdejo, 2017, DO Rueda, Spain, Bronze

Bodegas Portia, Verdejo, 2018, DO Rueda, Spain, Bronze

 

Ribera del Duero
Silentium, Expresión, Crianza, 2015, DO Ribera del Duero, Spain, Gold

Pinea, Crianza, 2014, DO Ribera del Duero, Spain, Gold

Silentium, Crianza, 2017, DO Ribera del Duero, Spain, Silver

Dominio de la Abadesa, Reserva, Tempranillo, 2011, DO Ribera del Duero, Spain, Silver

Alejandro Fernandez, Alenza, Gran Reserva, 2006, DO Ribera del Duero, Spain, Silver

Pata Negra, Tempranillo, Roble, 2018, DO Ribera del Duero, Spain, Silver

Pata Negra, Crianza, Tempranillo, 2015, DO Ribera del Duero, Spain, Silver

Pata Negra, Tempranillo, 2018, DO Ribera del Duero, Spain, Silver

Pata Negra, Reserva, Tempranillo, 2014, DO Ribera del Duero, Spain, Silver

Viña Arnaiz, Reserva, 2014, DO Ribera del Duero, Spain, Silver

Viña Arnaiz, Gran Reserva, 2011, DO Ribera del Duero, Spain, Silver

Viña Arnaiz, Roble, 2017, DO Ribera del Duero, Spain, Silver

Bodegas Portia, Prima, La Encina, Tempranillo, 2016, DO Ribera del Duero, Spain, Silver

Bodegas Portia, Crianza, Tempranillo, 2016, DO Ribera del Duero, Spain, Silver

Dominio Romano, Tempranillo, 2015, DO Ribera del Duero, Spain, Silver

Dominio de la Abadesa, Crianza, Tempranillo, 2014, DO Ribera del Duero, Spain, Bronze

Alejandro Fernandez, Condado de Haza, Crianza, 2015, DO Ribera del Duero, Spain, Bronze

Viña Arnaiz, Crianza, 2015, DO Ribera del Duero, Spain, Bronze

Pinea, 17 by Pinea, Crianza, 2015, DO Ribera del Duero, Spain, Bronze

Tinto Figuero, 12, Crianza, Tempranillo, 2016, DO Ribera del Duero, Spain, Bronze