Thirteen new medals from Mundus Vini and Catavinum World Wine & Spirits Competition

Thirteen new medals from Mundus Vini and Catavinum World Wine & Spirits Competition

The red Murviedro Colección Reserva 2012 wins Best of Show Spanish Red in Retail in Germany

Valencia 1 March 2017. – Bodegas Murviedro, Spanish subsidiary of the Schenk Group, was in the news once again this time at the international competition Mundus Vini, which took place in Germany from the 23 to 26 February.  The Valencian winery, which this year celebrates its 90th anniversary, was awarded seven medals (four golds and three silvers), a strong showing of the quality of their wines.  Around 200 international wine experts from 44 countries got together during four days to taste 6000 wines from 150 different varieties in what represents the most eagerly awaiting spring tasting competition in the world of wine.

The fortunate Gold Medal winners were Murviedro Colección Reserva 2012, an acclaimed red that in addition won the award of Best of Show Spanish Red in Retail. Cueva de la Culpa 2013, once again on the podium, the emblematic Gran Castillo Signature Reserva 2013 and the organic cava Luna de Murviedro Organic Rosé.

The Silver Medals went to DNA Murviedro Signature EKO 2015, an organic red that has recently won other awards; VOX Populi Bobal 2014 and Murviedro Colección Reserva Bobal 2012.

The successes do not stop there, in addition to the seven medals from Germany another six awards were received at the annual wine competition, organised by Jorge Martinez in Vitoria, Catavinum World Wine&Spirits Competition to promote the making of quality wines that will contribute to the expansion of the culture of wine.  In total 3480 wines and spirits from 20 countries were tasted in order to provide references of high quality wines and spirits to consumers looking for guidance in such a diverse market.

Two gold medals and four silvers was the tally for Bodegas Murviedro at this competition, which is gaining in reputation with each edition. The gold medal winning wines were the white Murviedro Colección Sauvignon Blanc 2016 and the Murviedro Cepas Viejas Bobal 2014. Meanwhile DNA Murviedro Fashion Alma Mística 2016Estrella de Murviedro Frizzante Rosé, DNA Murviedro Signature EKO 2015 and Murviedro Colección Reserva 2012 completed the collection of awards with silver medals.

About Murviedro

Murviedro, Spanish subsidiary of the Schenk Group well known internationally in the wine industry, this year celebrates its 90th anniversary. The quality of the wines from Murviedro has resulted in the winery being ranked among the top 15 best Spanish wineries in the world rankings of the World Association, Wines & Spirits, Writers and Journalists (WAWWJ), occupying 11th place as a result of the medals and awards won by their wines in the main international wine competitions.  90% of their wines are exported, the key markets being the UK, Switzerland, Germany, Benelux, Scandinavia and Japan, while the winery continues to pursue its objective to grow its presence in the national market.

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