NOVEMBER 2012: ALBARIÑOS AL MUNDO
Maior de Mendoza, S.L. received two new awards. This time in the wine contest organized by the U.E.C. (Spanish Sommelier Association): “Albariños to the World”, a pioneer contest where the best Albariños from Spain and Portugal are selected.
Maior de Mendoza on lees 2011 received the Gold Medal and Fulget was Commended. The group of tasters was described by the organizers as a “dream team”, with Masters of Wine as Sarah Jane Evans, Susan Hulme, Juan Carlos Rincón from “Decanter”, Clement Robert (Best novel British sommelier 2010), Yoham Joussilin (Best British sommelier 2011) or Jan Konetzki (Gordon Ramsay sommelier).
This prestigious group, together with the tasters from the U.E.C. selected the best Albariños in a blind tasting.