On 14 February, announced the winners of the first contest of Wines "SAKURA" JAPAN WOMEN'S WINE AWARDS 2014 held Shinagawa (Tokyo).

Castillo de Santa Bárbara Reserva 2008, by Bodegas Fernando Castro, has been awarded with a Silver Medal in the prestigious "Sakura" Japan Women's Wine Awards 2014. This prize supports to Bodegas Fernando Castro as a leader in quality and authenticity.

Among the more than 1900 wines tasted in these awards, Castillo de Santa Barbara Reserva 2008, has set a high rating among 240 women of the event, highlighting the high potential of this wine in the Japanese market and in particular, women which are directed these awards.

This important qualification serves to the winery to continue working in the same direction to vindicate the character, personality and quality of wines with  PDOValdepeñas.

Castillo de Santa Bárbara Reserva 2008 is a wine made from 100% Tempranillo. His subsequent aging is done in French oak barrels for 1 year and another year of rest before hitting the market.

The result is an intense and structured, with complex aromas of fruit and wine. The palate is soft and structured, and full of personality. A great Wine.