Good news for lovers of Spanish wines, as a few hours ago, the Spanish Tasters Union (UEC) announced the list of winning wines at the Bacchus 2015 Awards, a great Spanish tradition in the world of wine, and certainly one of the prizes of reference worldwide.
For four days, from 19 to 23 March, an important representation of the best tasters in the world, among which were several Masters of Wine, were commissioned to taste and evaluate the 2,000 samples received from more than 20 countries.
The Bacchus 2015 Awards did not conclude with anything less than 496 award-winning wines: only four received the Great Gold Bacchus award, while 178 wines have been awarded the Golden Bacchus award, and another 314 received the Silver Bacchus award.
Among these winners, we did not want to miss the opportunity to highlight some of our favourite wines praised by Bacchus in 2015. Do not miss them!
Pétalos del Bierzo 2013. Great news for one of the most highly rated Spanish wines by both critics and consumers. A golden Bacchus was awarded to this Petalos del Bierzo 2013, reflecting, vintage after vintage, all the freshness and elegance of the Mencia variety .
Juvé & Camps Reserva de la Familia Brut Nature Gran Reserva 2010. A golden Bacchus for possibly the favourite Spanish Cava Gran Reserva. This is demonstrated by the fact that this year, the cava has been considered as Best Cava from Spain 2014 according to the OCU. Fine, elegant and balanced, at a very competitive price.
Coto de Hayas Garnacha Centenaria 2013. We travel to the Campo de Borja to highlight the Bacchus Silver award given to this great varietal Grenache from Bodegas Aragonesas. A wine of high aromatic intensity, very varietal, large and bulky.
Hacienda López de Haro Gran Reserva 2008. The first vintage of this Gran Reserva from Bodegas López de Hacienda Harose received a well-deserved Silver Bacchus award. This is a complex, elegant and silky blend of Tempranillo and Graciano, definitely a wine to take into account.
Finca Espolla 2010. We travelto the Emporda to highlight the Golden Bachus awarded to Castillo de Perelada Finca Espolla 2010. A wine with personality. Mineral and mature. Fresh and balsamic. Juicy and spicy. It will not leave you indifferent.
If you want a full list of the award-winning wines of Bacchus 2015, click the following link: Premios Bacchus 2015