Record at the medal panel of Bodegas Fernando Castro. In addition to the 32 gold medals, 14 silver medals and 9 bronze medals were awarded by judges from all over the world, bringing the total number of medals awarded across to 55.
It’s been a great period for the cellar, culminated in Israel at the Terravino Mediterranean International Wine & Spirits Challenge.
Including other recent awards, the last gold medal brings to 32 the total number of Trophies received for our wines over the past 12 months. This number of medals was not obtained since the year 2010, but 2016 has had record in gold medals.
'It's been a huge honor' says the CEO Fernando Castro. 'All of us at Bodegas Fernando Castro are extremely grateful to be acknowledged in this way and it will inspire and challenge us to be even more creative in coming vintages.'
Tempranillo grape was once again the star performer with 41 medals, 24 gold, all from the Appellation of Origin Valdepeñas.
Below the other prizes, the cellar team is particularly happy for the success of our Grandes Reservas, which continue succeeding in all wine contest the cellar participates.
Each harvest season , the oenologist team at Bodegas Fernando Castro carefully selects for ageing the best wine batches of Tempranillo grape which have been followed from the vineyard. “We were confident these were going to be delightful wines and we weren't wrong” said one of the oenologists.