The largest wine competition in the world that is held in London under the name "Decanter World Wine Awards", awarded to the DO Valdeorras wineries a Gold Medal for Avanthia Godello 2010, three Bronze medals: two for Joaquin Rebolledo with Mencia 2011 and godello 2011 and one bronze medal for Valdesil Montenovo Godello 2011, closing the list with a special mention medal for the Ruchel Godello 2010.
The results were announced yesterday during the London International Wine Fair, act in which the CRDO Valdeorras is presenting the excellence of the wines from this appellation. The wines DO Valdeorras included among the winners are: Mencia 2011 and Godello 2011 from the winery DO Valdeorras Joaquin Rebolledo, both awarded with bronze medals, another bronze medal for the Montenovo Godello 2011 from winery Valdesil, special mention medal for the Godello Ruchel 2011 and Gold medal for the Avanthia Godello 2010.
Prizes are awarded by the magazine "Decanter", respected internationally for its prestigious reputation and influence in the wine consumers.
These awards are based on contacts with leading independent experts in the wine world sector to create a panel of more than 200 merchants, sommeliers, journalists and international wine sector, including 54 Masters of Wine and 11 Master Sommeliers.
The wines are judged by region and price in a blind tasting conducted and all unopened bottles, are sold and the profits are donated to "WaterAid" institution that, to date, Decanter has made a contribution of more than 260,000 pounds.
These new awards continue to show the validity of the interest generated by Valdeorras wines in world wine sector and reaffirme the maximum rates of the wines produced in this appellation of origin called: "The Enological Revolution of the XXI Century".