19 wines of the D.O. Valdeorras win the award "Excellence 2011" awarded by the Galician Association of Tasters, while 20 wines from this DO will compete for the award of "Honors Gallaecia"
In their eagerness to know and disseminate the Galician wines and spirits, the Galician Association of Tasters (AGC) has launched a series of tastings to value wines of Galicia for the five Appellations of Origin and Geographical Appellations of traditional spirits and liqueurs in Galicia.
These tastings, always 'blind' (stoppered bottle), are made by members of the association and sensory analysis will serve to grant diplomas of "Excellence."
The Galician Association of Tasters (AGC) is comprised of wine professionals, united by a commitment to learning, sharing and disseminating knowledge about wine and spirits, seek that tasting is not just hedonistic and subjective, it is intended within the possibilities, spread some more to technical and objective criteria.
The tasting of wines from the D.O. Valdeorras held last June 14 at the headquarters of C. R. D.O. Valdeorras - Vilamartín Valdeorras (Ourense) tasted a total of 66 wines.
Wines that are related have been those who have obtained the highest scores by type:
“EXCELLENCE AWARDS 2011”
POINTS / TRADEMARK /WINERY
99 / Godeval Cepas Vellas / 2010 Godeval
98 / Godeval 2010 / Godeval
95 / Erebo 2010 / Carballal
94 / A Coroa 2010 / A Coroa
94 / Casal de Furcos 2010 / Avelina
94 / Cepado 2010 / O Cepado
94 / Viña Somoza 2009 / Viña Somoza
93 / Joaquín Rebolledo 2010 / JoaquínRebolledo
92 / D´Berna 2010 / Guitian y Blanco
92 / Santa Delfina 2010 / Roandi
92 / Valdesil Lías 2010 / Valdesil
90 / Viña Abad 2010 / Jesús Nazareno
RED WINE S
POINTS / TRADEMARK / WINERY
95 /Garnacha Vella Do Ramiriño / 2009 Sampayolo
95 / Quinta Da Peza Oro 2009 / Quinta da Peza
94 / Valdouro 2009 / Jesús Nazareno
94 / Viñaredo Sousón / Santa Marta
92 / Valderroa Carballo 2009 / Valdesil
90 / Erebo 2010 / Carballal
The Galician Association of tasters has shared stage one more year with the Galician Association of Sommeliers, "Gallaecia" in charge of granting of the "Distinctions Gallaecia."
The Galician Association of Sommeliers, has been approved as a wine competition since 11 years ago and is one of the more established awards in the national panorama competition, officially recognized by the Ministry of Environment, Rural and Marine Affairs Minister of Spain.
It is also one of the competitions where most wines are tasted and the peculiarity of the double-tasting, blind tasting in both cases with a stoppered bottle. The first phase of the tastings is carried out in the CCRR of DO in the most suitable dates for the DO, according to the evolution of its wines and the number of wines already on the market.
The profile sheet used is the one of the OIV (International Wine), which is very similar if not identical, to own Gallaecia.
From the first pre tasting, the CCRR selects the wines for tasting will end in the second half of August and this edition will be in the province of Lugo, specifically in Ribeira Sacra. In this final tasting the samples that were selected previously in the CCRR pre tasting samples will market (specialty stores, distribution ... which ensure the proper care of wine) to ensure that the winning wines can be found by the consumers.
The D.O. Valdeorras have selected the following wines:
TYPE / TRADEMARK / WINERY
WHITE WINE /10 A COROA / A COROA, S.A.T.
WHITE WINE/10 BIOCA / Mª TERESA NUÑEZ VEGA
WHITE WINE/10 D, BERNA / GUITIAN Y BLANCO, S.C.
WHITE WINE/10 EREBO / CARBALLAL, S.L.
WHITE WINE/10 GODEVAL / GODEVAL, S.A.T.
WHITE WINE/10 GODEVAL CEPAS VELLAS / GODEVAL, S.A.T.
WHITE WINE/10 LAGAR DO CIGUR / MELILLAS, S.L.
WHITE WINE/10 SANTA DELFINA / ROANDI, S.A.T.
WHITE WINE/10 VALDESIL LIAS / VALDESIL, S.L.
WHITE WINE/10 VIÑA SOMOZA LIAS /VIÑA SOMOZA, BODEGAS Y VIÑEDOS, S.L.
RED WINE / 09 BACALES / ROANDI, S.A.T.
RED WINE /10 EREBO / CARBALLAL, S.L.
RED WINE/09 GRANACHA VELLA DO RAMIRIÑO/ SAMPAYOLO, S.L.
RED WINE/09 J. REBOLLEDO / JOAQUIN REBOLLEDO, S.A.
RED WINE/10 QUINTA DA PEZA / QUINTA DA PEZA, S.L.
RED WINE/09 QUINTA DA PEZA ORO / QUINTA DA PEZA, S.L.
RED WINE/10 SAMPAYOLO / SAMPAYOLO, S.L.
RED WINE/08 VALDERROA CARBALLA / VALDESIL, S.L.
RED WINE / 09 VALDOURO / COOP. JESUS NAZARENO
RED WINE / VIÑAREDO SOUSON / SANTA MARTA, S.A.T.