Alberto Dorado is the only DO Rueda wine in the James Suckling ranking

The prestigious American critic, former senior editor and head of the European bureau of Wine Spectator, is considered one of the most influential in the world.

Bodegas De Alberto is the only winery in the Rueda DO that appears in the 2023 ranking that the prestigious critic James Suckling prepares each year. De Alberto Dorado thus enters for the first time in the list “Top 100 of the best wines in Spain”, occupying position 86. Its “complex nose full of nuts and caramel with some Turkish apricots, gingerbread and yeast cookies” stands out. .

James Suckling, considered by Forbes magazine as one of the most powerful wine critics in the world, has established a rating scale with a maximum of 100 points for his assessment. Gives De Alberto Dorado 94 points in his 'Top 100 wines of Spain 2023', a rating that he himself considers outstanding and describes as an “exceptional” acquisition. A wine that he considers “flavorful and oxidative on the palate, full of wild nuts, toffee and toasted almonds”, with a “very long and intricate finish that lasts more than two or three minutes”, “100% Verdejo”, concludes the Suckling tasting .

One more distinction to add to the great record of Bodegas De Alberto's most awarded wine, such as the double Platinum medal at the Decanter World Wine Awards and 98 points on its tasting panel for the Verdejo variety, the Great Gold Medal at the World Wine Competition. Brussels, Great Golden Tendril, 95 points in the Peñín Guide or 91 Parker Points in Wine Advocate.

Bodegas De Alberto has managed to position El Dorado, its most historic and exclusive wine, with a production limited to 6,000 bottles per bag under the strictest traditional method of oxidative aging in demijohns exposed to the sun and subsequent aging in soleras, as the hallmark of its identity. of the winery and the highest reference within its category.

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