The 2011 harvest of the wines joined under the guarantee of quality DO Valdeorras have been rated as 'Very Good', as the Regulatory Council announced last week. Meanwhile, the City Council of A Rúa gave its "Cigurro" wine awards to the DO Valdeorras wines.
The multitude of national and international awards that the DO Valdeorras wines have earned through the 2011 harvest, have become the hallmark of the international prestige of a crop that, from the beginning, was expected as a sign of quality and recognition to all work made by producers and winemakers in Valdeorras.
In this line, and following rigorous analysis criteria founded on excellence and quality, the Regulatory Council of the DO Valdeorras has described the 2011 harvest as "Very Good", in a clear framework of continuity with the work carried out in recent years by the DO, that has positioned these wines among the most stylish in the international wine world, being recognized as the great promise of Spain in the international wine industry by some of the most prestigious specialists in the sector.
For its part, the Regulatory Council of A Rúa has given its first tasting awards this weekend - Wine contest of the DO Valdeorras.
An amount of 33 wines took part in the tasting organized by the City Council of A Rúa, that yesterday gave its awards set out in three categories for the contest.
In the white wines category the "Cigurro" was for A Coroa Winery, the red wines "Cigurro" was for Melilla Winery and the Golden "Cigurro", established for other years harvests, was for Viña Somoza Winery.
The memebers of the jury were José Serrano, Ramón García, José Luis Bartolomé, Jesús Mielfa and José Manuel Fernández Anguiano.
In addition to the trophies and medals, wines awarded in the different categories will be present in all the institutional events of the City Council of A Rúa during a whole year.