Bodegas De Alberto among the one hundred best wines in the world by Decanter

Alberto Dorado, winner of the Platinum Medal with 97 points, will be tasted this weekend at the ca Decanter Fine Wine Encounter ’in London

Serrada (Valladolid), October 31, 2019. Alberto Dorado 100% Verdejo DO Rueda will be present this weekend at the ‘Decanter Fine Wine Encounter’, the most important event of the year for the global reference wine magazine, where Select each year the one hundred most prestigious producers in the world.
Bodegas De Alberto will participate on November 2 and 3 with his Alberto Dorado Verdejo 100% DO Rueda in this essential meeting for professionals and wine lovers, after obtaining the Platinum Medal with 97 points in the last edition of the ‘Decanter World Wine Awards 2019 ‘, the most important international wine competition in the United Kingdom and one of the most important in the world.
The participation invitation for Bodegas Hijos De Alberto Gutiérrez arrives just after the Master of Wine Sarah Jane Evans selected De Alberto Dorado as the number one of the Spanish wines in the Jerez style category in the latest Decanter publication on the best wines from Spain in 2019.
The ‘Decanter Fine Wine Encounter’ will bring together an exclusive selection of Platinum wines, and Best in Show 2019, which can be tasted for two days at The Landmark Hotel, in London, by the more than 1500 professionals and key figures of the wine sector attendees.
This recognition adds to the important prize list of awards obtained for this wine, among which is the Grand Gold Medal at the Brussels World Contest, the Grand Gold Bacchus, the Grand Gold Medal in Vinespaña, the 95 Peñín Guide Points or the 91 Parker Wine Advocate Points.
Bodegas De Alberto is the only winery of the DO Rueda that, with its Alberto Dorado Verdejo 100% DO Rueda, has maintained since its birth in the 40s the elaboration of the historic golden wine, rigorously adhering to the traditional methodology: developing a breeding Oxidative in open-air ladybugs and a breeding in solera in boots with a mother wine of more than 70 years.

De Alberto Dorado makes history in Perpignan

De Alberto Winery’s legendary wine will be tasted at the Second European Meeting of Oxidative Wines, a great showcase of hidden treasures.

Serrada (Valladolid), October 24, 2019. Bodegas De Alberto will participate next Monday, October 28th with his De Alberto Dorado Verdejo 100% DO Rueda in the ‘Second European Meeting of Dry Oxidative Wines’ of the Association of Dry Rancios of Roussillon , in the city of Perpignan (France), an essential event for the recognition of these historical wines, hidden treasures, in many cases on the verge of disappearance.

They are aged wines, of colors marked by oxidation ranging from amber to brown and with very special deep aromas, typical of long aging and their exposure to oxygen in boots or barrels of old wood or, in the case of De Alberto Dorado by Bodegas Hijos de Alberto Gutiérrez, in demijohns in the sun.

Four thousand demijohns, traditional glass jugs of 16 liters capacity, are used for the first part of the oxidative aging of De Alberto Dorado for twelve months outdoors. According to this traditional elaboration, maintained only by the Gutierrez family since the 40s, the wine will then be aged in solera in boots with a mother wine of more than 70 years.

Oxidative wines are generous wines with historical names, such as those made in the Marco de Jerez and Montilla Moriles, or as dried Madeira, Sicilian Marsala or very old dry white Porto.

With De Alberto Dorado, the wine heritage of the Rueda Designation of Origin is also making history. Winner of the Platinum Medal with 97 points in the last Decanter World Wine Awards 2019, Alberto Dorado has been recognized in recent years with an important prize list, among which is the Grand Gold Medal in the World Contest from Brussels, the Grand Bacchus de Oro, the Grand Gold Medal in VINESPAÑA, the 95 Peñín Guide Points or the 91 Parker Wine Advocate Points.

Seventeen wine regions from nine different countries, including France, Spain, Italy, Portugal, Georgia, Hungary and Switzerland, will meet on Monday October 28 to taste these wines called “meditation”, since they are to enjoy them slowly, with the necessary time so that they can express all their complexity.

They are wines gastronomically to discover, since we are not used to eating with them. However, they perfectly accompany many types of dishes such as those made with truffles and mushrooms, with reductions of fish or meat, as well as with pickles, smoked, cut or dried cheeses, and with snacks with olives and nuts, achieving fantastic combinations of flavors.

In Bodegas De Alberto we invite you to eat

This year, on the occasion of the celebration of European Wine Tourism Day, we want to highlight the gastronomic profile of this experience and the surprising world of sensations that wine opens to us.

Place an order at De Alberto Online Store between October 9 and November 9 and you will enter the raffle for a visit to the winery and food for two at the Mesón de Pedro de Matapozuelos restaurant.

A unique gastronomic experience.

For you or as a gift!

 

The winner will enjoy:

 A guided visit Inhabited Memory for two people in Bodegas De Alberto, in Serrada.
 A tasting menu for two people at the Mesón de Pedro de Matapozuelos restaurant.

 

About Mesón de Pedro
The restaurant-inn offers its customers a very specialized menu based on Grilled Skewers of Rabbit and Rabbit grilled with sarmiento and holm oak, typical products of the area elaborated in a simple and natural way in which you can feel the flavors of Our land at its best.

In addition, they have an extensive wine list specialized in the D.O. Wheel.
A place to enjoy.

 

DRAW BASES
We raffle a package experience visiting the winery plus tasting menu, among customers who make a purchase through our online or telephone store between October 9 and November 9, 2019.
The participant must be a person over 18 years old.
The winner will be published in our social networks on SUNDAY, November 10, European Wine Tourism Day, at 12:00 noon, in addition to communicating personally.
The draw will end on November 9, 2019 at 00.00h.

Monastery of Palazuelos Verdejo 100% DO Rueda, Silver Medal at Mundus Vini 2019

Monasterio de Palazuelos Verdejo 100% wins the Silver Medal in the international wine competition prelude to the German ProWein Fair.

Serrada (Valladolid), February 27, 2019. Monasterio de Palazuelos Verdejo 100% DO Rueda from Bodegas De Alberto has been awarded the Silver Medal in the twenty-third edition of the Mundus Vini International Grand Prix of Wines, one of the most recognized wine competitions in the world and prelude to the celebration of the ProWein Fair in Germany, a reference point for the sector at international level.

Monasterio de Palazuelos Verdejo 100% DO Rueda can be tasted at the next edition of the ProWein Fair, which will take place between March 17 and 19 in Düsseldorf, Germany, both at Bodegas De Alberto’s own stand (F111 / Hall10 ), as in the tasting space specially dedicated for the award-winning wines at MUNDUS VINI 2019, ‘ProWein Mundus Vini Tasting Area’.

This recognition adds to the important prize list of awards obtained for this wine in other publications and competitions, such as the Gold Medal awarded at the Berliner Wein Trophy 2018, or the Silver Medals awarded by the Bacchus and Mundus Vini Awards also in 2018.

Monasterio de Palazuelos Verdejo, elaborated with the native variety of the DO Rueda, the Verdejo, in 100%, has been distinguished in the contest for its good intensity in nose and mouth and described as a straw-colored yellow wine with greenish reflections , where fruit aromas with tones of hay and aniseed memories stand out. In the mouth, it is appreciated as fresh and tasty, and its good structure and persistence stand out.

De Alberto Dorado awarded the Platinum medal at the ‘Decanter World Wine Awards’

Bodegas De Alberto’s historic wine becomes the first DO Rueda wine to win the highest award Decanter Awards

Serrada (Valladolid), May 21, 2019. De Alberto Dorado Verdejo 100% DO Rueda has been awarded with the Platinum Medal at the ‘Decanter World Wine Awards 2019’, the most important international wine competition in the United Kingdom and, created and managed by the magazine of global reference wine Decanter, one of the most relevant in the world, as the organization has announced today.

This historic wine, made according to the traditional method by Bodegas Hijos de Alberto Gutiérrez for more than 70 years, thus becomes the first wine of the Rueda Denomination of Origin to obtain the highest award of the Decanter awards, obtained only by eight wineries of Castilla y León in the history of the contest.

Alberto Dorado, made with the 100% Verdejo variety and under the DO Rueda, has been recognized with the Platinum Medal by the jury of the renowned British contest, which gathered under the maxims of the requirement and rewarding excellence, was composed of specialists in the categories of different disciplines, winemakers, distributors, specialized journalists, Masters of Wine and Master Sommeliers, among which the Masters of Wine and Master Sommelier Charles Curtis, Almudena Alberca and Aristide Spies stood out.

The ‘Decanter World Wine Awards’, the largest specialized wine competition and one of the most prestigious in the world, celebrated its 2019 edition between April 29 and May 3, followed a week later by tasting the best wines of the year by the jury for the selection of Platinum Medals, among which De Alberto Dorado was distinguished.

This recognition adds to the important prize list of awards for this wine, among which is the Grand Gold Medal at the Brussels World Contest, the Grand Gold Bacchus, the Grand Gold Medal at VINESPAÑA, the 95 Peñín Guide Points or the 91 Parker Wine Advocate Points.

Bodegas De Alberto is the only winery of the DO Rueda that, with its De Alberto Dorado Verdejo 100% DO Rueda, has maintained since its birth in the 40s the elaboration of the historic golden wine, strictly following the traditional methodology: developing a crianza Oxidative in open-air ‘demijons’ and a solera aged in 600 liters capacity barrels with a mother wine of more than 70 years.

De Alberto Dorado 100% Verdejo DO Rueda, Grand Bacchus de Oro 2019

De Alberto Dorado is distinguished as one of the 15 Grand Gold Bacchus awarded in the international competition organized by the Spanish Tasters Union among 1,650 samples submitted.

Serrada (Valladolid), March 12, 2019. De Alberto Dorado 100% Verdejo DO Rueda has been awarded the Grand Bacchus de Oro in the 2019 edition of the prestigious international wine competition organized by the Spanish Tasters Union (UEC) and recognized by the International Organization of Vine and Wine (OIV) and the World Federation of Great Contests of Wines and Spirits (Vinofed), held this weekend in Madrid, and in which more than a hundred professionals and experts have participated .

With De Alberto Dorado 100% Verdejo DO Rueda, from Bodegas Hijos de Alberto Gutiérrez, he obtains with this Grand Bacchus de Oro a relevant recognition in one of the most reputed wine competitions worldwide.

This award also adds to the important prize list of awards obtained for this wine, among which is the Grand Gold Medal at the Brussels World Contest, the Grand Gold Medal at VINESPAÑA, the 95 Peñín Guide Points or the 91 Parker Wine Advocate points.

Among the winning wines, fifteen have been the winners of the Grand Bacchus de Oro, maximum recognition of the contest awarded to wines that have obtained scores higher than 92 points out of 100, among the 1,650 national and international samples presented.

The jury, consisting of Masters of Wine, Sommelier Masters, sommeliers, managers of large-scale and import purchases, and specialized journalists, such as Pedro Ballesteros MW, Sarah Jane Evans MW, Kathrine Larsen M or Guillermo Cruz, also had experts from Finland, Norway, Brazil, Sweden, Denmark, Mexico, United Kingdom, Ireland, Portugal, France, USA, Greece, Italy, Bulgaria, Poland, Australia, Germany, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Holland, Switzerland and Spain.

Bodegas De Alberto is the only winery of the DO Rueda that, with its Alberto Dorado Verdejo 100% DO Rueda, has maintained since its birth in the 40s the elaboration of the historic golden wine, strictly following the traditional methodology: developing a crianza Oxidative in open-air ladybugs and a solera upbringing in large boots with a mother wine of more than 70 years.

Bodegas De Alberto celebrates the European Wine Tourism Day with an special tribute tour to De Alberto Dorado

The winery will offer its premium visit that will include the tasting of the branch of the Alberto Dorado and a gastronomic tasting next Saturday, November 10

Serrada (Valladolid), November 5, 2018. Bodegas De Alberto will celebrate the European Wine Tourism Day with a special visit dedicated to the historic wine ‘De Alberto Dorado’ next Saturday, November 10 at 11.30 in the morning.
Under the name ‘All You Need is Gold’, the visit will unveil the process of creating the most unique wine of Bodegas De Alberto: the Alberto Dorado, through a premium guided tour that will include the tasting of this wine in two phases of its elaboration process, directly from the demijohn and from the barrel.
This year Bodegas Hijos De Alberto Gutiérrez joins the celebrations of the European Wine Tourism Day (November 11), which will take place throughout this week in the different wine-growing countries of Europe linked to the REVECIN network, with an exclusive activity to enjoy in couple, family or friends of their most special wines and local gastronomy, through a tour where the secrets of the elaboration of a historical wine of the DO Rueda will be unveiled.
The guided tour ‘All You Need is Gold’ will include, in addition to the tour of the underground cellar of the seventeenth century excavated by the Order of the Dominicans, a special itinerary through the process of making the wine of Alberto Dorado, with a visit to the beach of Damajuanas and the rooms of barrels and solera.
To end the visit, a final tasting of four more wines will be included: De Alberto Ecológico 100% Verdejo, De Alberto Tinto Ecológico, Finca Valdemoya Frizzante and De Alberto Dorado, accompanied by a special tasting of a selection of local artisan cheeses and sausages Land of Taste
The visit will be offered for Saturday November 10, with a price of € 15 per person and limited places. It is necessary to make a reservation by phone or e-mail: 983 559 107 / tienda@dealberto.com

Chicken croquettes and ‘ golden ‘ apple

There is a new installment of the ‘ gourmetmanía ‘ . Today, we ‘re going to cook an easy starter and that will not leave indifferent any guest.

Chicken croquettes and ‘ golden ‘ apple

The amounts are intended to serve 6 servings . In 20 minutes you will have prepared the mixture and in 10can enjoy it! Shall we begin?

Croquetas Doradas

ingredients:

150g chicken breast
1/2 onion
1 block
Pedro Ximenez 10cl
1 tablespoon sugar (large)
4 tablespoons flour (large )
Pint of milk
1 egg
breadcrumbs
black pepper
parsley
nutmeg
Poppy seeds (optional )
salt
Step 1

In a skillet with a tablespoon of oil fry the chicken begins to brown when they retire. Then pocharemos onion and apple for 5 minutes in a pan with a little oil. Add the tablespoon of sugar with a splash of wine ‘ De Alberto Dorado ‘ , after two minutes add the chicken and let it mix well for 2 minutes.

Step 2

It’s time to add the flour , stir it well and let it cook well for 2-3 minutes to prevent raw taste .
We ‘re pouring the milk slowly . Add the parsley , nutmeg and black pepper . We begin to remove the rods .
We continue stirring until a thick dough .

Step 3

Pour the dough onto a mold with plastic wrap (so that we are not sticking ) and let rest for 2-3 hours.

Step 4

Finally prepare a dish with the beaten egg and poppy seeds and one with breadcrumbs. We make the croquettes , the first pass through the egg and then the breadcrumbs . Fry them in a pan with oil (which cover half the kibble ) and when the withdraw begin to brown .
and Voilà ! You have a delicious entree but you care recommendation for cook : you want to eat away because …fly !

Enjoy!