Ribera del Duero, Rueda Score Big Praise at TexSom Int’l Wine Awards

Sommeliers and other wine professionals recently gathered in Texas for the annual TEXSOM conference. Widely regarded as one of the premier gatherings for those in the industry, the conference is capped with the TEXSOM International Wine Awards, in which thousands of wines from the old and new worlds are sniffed, swirled and sipped – all in competition for medals in what is one of the most rigorous wine competitions in the world. The results are in: wines from Ribera del Duero and Rueda all took home outstanding honors.

Receiving a gold medal – the highest distinction possible – are two Ribera del Duero wines: the 2015 Silentium Expresión Crianza and the 2014 Pinea Crianza. Ribera del Duero also received 13 Silver medals along with 5 Bronze medals, and Rueda’s white wines were awarded with four Silver medals and two Bronze medals.

The full list of Ribera and Rueda winners is below:

Rueda
Pata Negra, Sauvignon Blanc, 2018, DO Rueda, Spain, Silver
Pata Negra, Verdejo, 2018, DO Rueda, Spain, Silver
Matarromera, Granza, Verdejo (Made from Organic Grapes), DO Rueda, Spain, Silver
Marqués de Cáceres, Verdejo, 2017, DO Rueda, Spain, Silver
Beronia, Verdejo, 2017, DO Rueda, Spain, Bronze
Bodegas Portia, Verdejo, 2018, DO Rueda, Spain, Bronze

Ribera del Duero
Silentium, Expresión, Crianza, 2015, DO Ribera del Duero, Spain, Gold
Pinea, Crianza, 2014, DO Ribera del Duero, Spain, Gold
Silentium, Crianza, 2017, DO Ribera del Duero, Spain, Silver
Dominio de la Abadesa, Reserva, Tempranillo, 2011, DO Ribera del Duero, Spain, Silver
Alejandro Fernandez, Alenza, Gran Reserva, 2006, DO Ribera del Duero, Spain, Silver
Pata Negra, Tempranillo, Roble, 2018, DO Ribera del Duero, Spain, Silver
Pata Negra, Crianza, Tempranillo, 2015, DO Ribera del Duero, Spain, Silver
Pata Negra, Tempranillo, 2018, DO Ribera del Duero, Spain, Silver
Pata Negra, Reserva, Tempranillo, 2014, DO Ribera del Duero, Spain, Silver
Viña Arnaiz, Reserva, 2014, DO Ribera del Duero, Spain, Silver
Viña Arnaiz, Gran Reserva, 2011, DO Ribera del Duero, Spain, Silver
Viña Arnaiz, Roble, 2017, DO Ribera del Duero, Spain, Silver
Bodegas Portia, Prima, La Encina, Tempranillo, 2016, DO Ribera del Duero, Spain, Silver
Bodegas Portia, Crianza, Tempranillo, 2016, DO Ribera del Duero, Spain, Silver
Dominio Romano, Tempranillo, 2015, DO Ribera del Duero, Spain, Silver
Dominio de la Abadesa, Crianza, Tempranillo, 2014, DO Ribera del Duero, Spain, Bronze
Alejandro Fernandez, Condado de Haza, Crianza, 2015, DO Ribera del Duero, Spain, Bronze
Viña Arnaiz, Crianza, 2015, DO Ribera del Duero, Spain, Bronze
Pinea, 17 by Pinea, Crianza, 2015, DO Ribera del Duero, Spain, Bronze
Tinto Figuero, 12, Crianza, Tempranillo, 2016, DO Ribera del Duero, Spain, Bronze

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