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"Pioneers in the Albariño viticulture, and pioneers in the vinification on lees, our wines positioned Albariño as the Best Spanish White Wine at the International Wine Challenge, as Top 14 Whites of the World at Concours Mondial de Bruxelles, or as One of the 100 Best Value Wines of the World for Wine Spectator, among other recognitions"
"Enjoy navigating our web and discover more about this wonderful grape and how we work it" 


Our Wines Maior de Mendoza

Monday, August 1

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AUGUST 2016: WINE ENTHUSIAST

Wine Enthusiast, selected Maior de Mendoza on lees, with 90 points and Fulget as Best Buy 
At the International Wine Guide, we received the Great Gold Medal with MDM 3 Crianzas, Gold with Maior de Mendoza on lees and two Silver Medals: Fulget and Sex Appeal.

Also, our Sex Appeal received a Silver Medal at the Wine Contest "New Wine", for brands recently released to the market.


Thursday, July 14

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JULY 2016: YEAR´S BEST GALICIA WINE & SPIRITS // 93 POINTS DECANTER

Maior de Mendoza on lees 2015 has been selected: Year´s Best Galicia and Best Buy for Wine & Spirits, with 91 points in their next issue that will be published next August. We enclose the tasting note.




Also, in the UK, Decanter Magazine has published a tasting about Albariño where a small number of wines are published. The second best rating is for our Maior de Mendoza 3 Crianzas, with 93 points. We enclose the tasting note.



Wednesday, June 1

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JUNE 2016: PLANETA VINO

The Spanish specialized magazine "Planeta Vino", dedicated its last issue to Rías Baixas.
They make a wide overview about the history, commercial aspects, vineyards, qualities and of course, elaborations. They made an exhaustive tasting with a very reduced group of highlighted wineries.

Our MDM 3 Crianzas 2012 received one of the highest ratings with 94 points and Maior de Mendoza on lees 2015 was selected within the Top 5 quality/price wines.
Below the tasting notes....




Sunday, May 8

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MAY 2016: PEÑIN AND RIAS BAIXAS

Here is the article published by Peñin Group about he wineries that are making the history of Rias Baixas a success.
They were impressed in a recent blind tasting, about the evolution of our wines, where 4 old vintages were over 90 points, dominating the tasting and achieving our MDM 3 Crianzas 2005, 96 points.

The article goes through the philosophie of our winery and 3 others from the Salnes Valley.

http://guiapenin.wine/noticias/posts/2016/abril/el-jardín-de-rías-baixas-ii/



El jardín de Rías Baixas (II)

Sunday, May 1

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APRIL 2016: BEST SPANISH WINES & BACCHUS

Having great wines at reasonable prices its possible, knowing the scores of the guides that select under blind tastings. This is the list of The Best 14 Spanish Wines, according to Gourmets Guide 2016, and we are at the top.

"Presumir de un buen vino puede no resultar caro si conocemos las puntuaciones de las grandes guías que, en sus catas a ciegas, no valoran los vinos por precio,... sino por calidad."

 Artículo de la revista
Con Mucha Gula en base a la Guía de vinos Gourmet 2016 http://www.conmuchagula.com/los-mejores-14-vinos-de-espana…/
The wine contest Bacchus 2016 was celebrated recently. This is the most important wine competition in Spain. Our wines received 2 medals: the Silver for Fulget 2015 and the Gold for Maior de Mendoza 3 Crianzas 2012.

Tuesday, April 5

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MARCH 2016: NEW GOLD MEDAL // QUALITY CERTIFICATION



Our Maior de Mendoza 3 Crianzas 2012, just received the only Gold Medal given to a Rias Baixas albariño this year, at the Vinalies Internationales. This wine contest, one of the most prestigious, it is organised by the french oenologists associattion, receives close to 4000 wines that are blind tasted during 5 days .Only 9 Spanish White wines received the gold this year.



We have been certified, with the UNE-EN ISO/IEC 17065, this international seal of quality is one of the most recognised quality certifications. It states, that all our processes, operative procedures, harvests, bottlings and in conclusión, each specific job, its performed according to the standards of quality strictly established. We enclose the seal.



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FEBRUARY 2016: PEÑIN GROUP PRAISES MAIOR DE MENDOZA

The Peñin Group, the most important wine specialist in Spain, just published a tasting directed to discover the wines that have a better quality level after aged in the bottle.

Our winery was highlighted in the article, under the tittle "Pazo de Señoráns and Maior de Mendoza, the value of time in the wine".

From all the tasted wines, from all Galician D.O.´s our two wineries achieved two of the 3 highest ratings, dominating our D.O. the podium. The article, also remarked the work we both have been developing with the lees, since 1995.

We enclose the link to the whole article where Maior de Mendoza 3 Crianzas 2005 obtained 96 points. Maior de Mendoza on lees 2008 and Maior de Mendoza 3 Crianzas 2007 and 2010, all 91 points, being the best rated winery in the global of the tasting.

http://www.guiapenin.com/component/content/article/2-uncategorised/523-vinos-gallegos-que-pintan-canas-i.html