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Guanajuato wines awarded by world renown Decanter Magazine

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The jury of the Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA) 2018, wine competition convened by Decanter Magazine came up with excellent reviews about two wines from the state of Guanajuato.

Decanter is a wine and wine-lifestyle magazine, published in about 90 countries on a monthly basis. The magazine includes industry news, vintage guides and wine and spirits recommendations. Decanter also organizes the annual Decanter World Wine Awards.

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The Guanjauto wines that were awarded are:

Guanamé Malbec 2016, from Valle de Jaral de Berrio, San Felipe Torres Mochas; this wine, which received 87 points, has notes of scent of raspberry, blackberry and violet, and notes of mocha and oak flavor.

Nebbiolo Cuna de Tierra 2016, from Dolores Hidalgo received a score of 86, it is assembled with three types of grapes: 60% Nebbiolo grapes, 20 percent Malbec and 20% Tempranillo; it also has aromas of black tea, black pepper, black fruits, chocolate, violet and vanilla.

The Ministry of Tourism of the state said that talking about wine in Guanajuato is to evoke centuries-old traditions that only in recent times have been able to emerge and create a comprehensive experience for tourists.

(Photo: unionguanajuato.mx)

Vineyard in Guanjuato (Photo: unionguanajuato.mx)

He highlighted that four other wines that received good reviews from the judges are:

  1. Shiraz 2013, from Bodegas Don Leo, from the vineyards of Valle de Parras, in Coahuila.
  2. Santos Brujos Tempranillo 2014, from Bodegas Viñas del Sol, from Valle de Guadalupe, Baja California.
  3. Petite Syrah 2016, from Bodegas L.A. CETTO, from Tinto from the vineyards of Valle de Guadalupe, Baja California.
  4. Casa Grande Cabernet Sauvignon 2014, from Casa Madero, from the vineyards of the Valle de Parras, Coahuila.

The DWWA experts awarded these wines a score of 90, 88, 87, and 87, respectively.

This year, Decanter World Wine Awards summoned 275 wine expert judges worldwide, who made blind tests of 16,953 wines from producing houses around the world that compete for the firsst prize. And they awarded 50 Best in Show medals, 149 platinum medals, 439 gold medals, 3, 454 silver medals and 7, 079 bronze medals.

In this competition, 17 Mexican wines received a silver medal, seven bronze and nine honorable mentions.

SMT Newsroom with information: unionguanajuato.mx

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