Bodegas Vicente Gandía is awarded with 10 gold medals in two of the most important competitions in the world.
THE ASIA WINE TROPHY AND THE BERLINER WEIN TROPHY ORGANISED BY DWM (DEUTSCHE WEIN MARKETING) AND GUARANTEED BY THE OIV (INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION OF THE VINEYARD AND WINE) RECOGNISE THE EXCELLENT QUALITY OF THE WINES OF VICENTE GANDÍA
The Asia Wine Trophy was held at the ultra-modern Daejeon Convention Center (DCC) in South Korea. More than 300 wines were scored by the 120 judges who made up the panel of judges. This event is very important in the Asian market where the consumption of wine has grown in recent years. The wines awarded with a gold medal in this contest are: Hoya de Cadenas Cabernet Sauvignon, Hoya de Cadenas Reserva Privada, El Miracle by Mariscal, Sandara Blanco, Ceremonia Bobal and Castillo de Liria Reserva.
The Berliner Wein Trophy is one of the most important competitions in the international wine scene and in which wines from all corners of the world compete. This contest, organized according to the rules of the OIV (International Organization of Vine and Wine) has awarded the winery with 4 gold medals to the wines: Hoya de Cadenas Cabernet Sauvignon, Hoya de Cadenas Reserva Tempranillo, Uva Pirata Petit Verdot and Castillo de Liria Crianza.
In this sense the prestigious winemaker Luis G. Severino, technical director of the winery, has expressed satisfaction with the results obtained from many years of work, which certify the effort to obtain the highest quality of the winery. The effort and constant investment made year after year allow the winery to reap the rewards, such as the scores achieved in these competitions.
These latest awards place Bodegas Vicente Gandía as a safe bet for consumers seeking guaranteed quality.
IN ADDITION, LA SEMANA VITIVINÍCOLA AWARDED MORE THAN 90 POINTS TO 17 WINES OF BODEGAS VICENTE GANDÍA.
The Vicente Gandía Winery, the largest in the Valencian Community, has been highly recognized in 38 of its wines by the “Semana Vitivinícola” Guide, obtaining more than 90 points in 17 of them. La Semana Vitivinícola, is a well-established guide among the reference publications in the field of wine and oils, its collects data from 771 wineries, 2,751 wines, 48 varieties and 19 oils tasted and scored.
On this occasion Vicente Gandía has presented a total of 38 wines among which are reference brands such as: Bo, Ceremonia, Hoya de Cadenas, Uva Pirata, El Miracle, Finca del Mar, Raiza, Nebla, Generación 1, Puerto Alicante and Con Un Par. These scores recognize the effort and perseverance on the part of the winery to maintain constant quality in their wines.
Ostras Pedrín is the personal adventure of its enologist Luis García Severino, who has found a treasure in the Verdosilla variety from the Alto Turia area at 1,100m. The prestigious oenologist of the winery and this great white wine from the “Peculiar Wines” collection have obtained 95 points, recognition for his work and his dedication to Bodegas Vicente Gandía.
Hoya de Cadenas Night Harvest, Hoya de Cadenas Cava Brut Rosé and El Miracle Cava Brut Rose awarded “Double Gold Medal” at Caesar’s Palace Hotel in Las Vegas.
Bodegas Vicente Gandia adds new recognitions to its long list of international awards. This time it has been in the “WINE TASTING AWARDS” organized by WSWA (Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America) during the celebration of the “WSWA 73rd ANNUAL CONVENTION & EXPOSITION” at the Caesar’s Palace Hotel in Las Vegas. This event is considered the most important in the US and gathers leading professionals of the American wine industry. Thanks to these awards, the winery will have good volumes in the United States this year.
Hoya de Cadenas Night Harvest, Hoya de Cadenas Cava Brut Rosé and El Miracle Cava Brut Rose have been the wines awarded with Double Gold Medal.
Hoya de Cadenas Night Harvest, is a white wine with Appellation of Origin Valencia whose grape varietals are: Moscatel, Viura, Chardonnay and Verdejo. It has an attractive combination of gold and green tones; in the nose shows intense aromas of exotic fruits. In addition, it has a delicious softness that fills the mouth with notes of citrus and honeyed flavors of apple.
Hoya de Cadenas Cava Brut, whose grape varieties are Macabeo and Chardonnay has a straw yellow color, fine and persistent bubbles. The aroma is clean and fruity, with a strong citrus character and with a background of floral notes. It offers a magnificent presence in the mouth thanks to the Chardonnay variety, dry and fruity at the same time.
El Miracle Cava Rosado, born from the combination of the best Requena grapes, grown with northern exposures, patience and stillness of aging in the cellar. It is 100% Grenache, it has a red currant color, bright, fine, persistent bubbles and elegant reflections. The aromas display ripe red fruit with a background of pastry and mocha with subtle citrus notes. Creamy texture, wide and persistent in the mouth.
In addition to this wonderful news, Nebla Verdejo Rueda was also awarded with Gold Medal.
Nebla Verdejo,A Night Harvest White wine with Appellation of Origin Rueda, whose grape varietal is 100% Verdejo. It has an attractive yellow color with greenish undertones. On the nose we find all the typical characteristics of the Verdejo: fennel, freshly cut hay and tropical fruits (pineapple and mango). The palate is unctuous with a great fruity finish and a refreshing acidity
The WSWA completed the list with silver medal for the wines: Ostras Pedrin, Uva Pirata, Dolmo, Boabrisa and Bo “Bobal Único”
Ostras Pedrin and Uva Pirata are the first two wines of the new winemaking project by Vicente Gandia.
At the headquarter’s of the Valencia Regulatory Council of the Appellation of Origin has taken place the presentation of the new oenological venture of Vicente Gandia, Peculiar Wines. Each wine that makes up this range is mentored by a winemaker of the winery who have been commissioned to carry out that project he/she had always dreamed of performing. Oenological creativity at its finest that offers micro-elaborations that recovers areas and peculiar varieties. A wine experience with a story behind each wine and has envolved with a packaging design that leaves no one indifferent..
The two first Peculiar Wines are the ones that have been presented in Valencia: Ostras Pedrin by Luis Garcia Severino and Uva Pirata made by Fernando Freire. Both wines are under the Appellation of Origin Valencia.
Ostras Pedrín eis the personal adventure of our winemaker Luis Garcia Severino who has rediscovered the Alto Turia, a 1,100 m high region where he has found a treasure in the variety Verdosilla. A signature white wine that shows a bright straw yellow color. The nose displays aroma of pear, melon and syrup. The palate is friendly, sweet, elegant, lively, fruity and with a long finish. A perfect accompaniment to shellfish, fish, white meat, poultry, rice and cheese. The label has been designed by the Pixelarte group and is inspired by comics of the ’50s.
PFor the next wine creation, our winemaker Fernando Freire has deployed his most pirate side, sailing the wine seas to “hijack” the French Petit Verdot grape which has given rise to Uva Pirata. A signature red wine with cherry red color and violet tones. The palate is fruity, elegant, spicy, mineral, full-bodied, balanced with a long finish. The nose gives off an aroma of red fruits, berries, caramel, vanilla and mocha. An ideal companion to a good steak, cured cheese (such as Stilton) or game meat. The Uva Pirata artwork has been made by the Valencian artist Coté Escrivà inspired by an urban, scoundrel and pirate environment.
Peculiar Wines will expand its range in the future with more wines developed by the rest of the winemaking team of Vicente Gandia.