Alberto Verdejo and Palazuelos Verdejo Monastery awarded 93 and 90 points in the Ultimate Wine Challenge

Bodegas De Alberto thus stands with the Great Value distinction for its two wines presented, and with the Finalist award in the case of De Alberto Verdejo


Of Alberto Verdejo 100% DO Rueda and Monastery of Palazuelos Verdejo 100% DO Rueda have been recognized with 93 and with 90 points, respectively, in the prestigious international Ultimate Wine Challenge held during the month of May in New York and which gave today Know your results.

From Alberto Verdejo 100% DO Rueda has obtained the distinction of Finalist as “excellent and highly recommended wine”, with a score of 93 points, attributed to its “tangerine and white pear aroma that entertains the senses, with a melon blow and salty minerals that draw attention and give way to a dry and crunchy finish “, as defined by the jury of this ninth edition of Ultimate Wine Challenge, one of the most recognized wine contests in the United States.

Bodegas Hijos de Alberto Gutiérrez has managed to distinguish his two wines presented to the competition with a score above 90 points and get the mention of Great Value, dedicated to wines that offer an excellent value for money.

Monastery of Palazuelos Verdejo 100% DO Rueda, recognized with 90 points, has been described by the jury as “a refreshing, stony and long wine. Herbaceous and spicy on the nose with touches of white pepper, tarragon, green apple skin and nectarine, while in the mouth the minerals are more evident as well as citrus and stone fruits “.

These awards are added to the important prize list obtained in 2018 for these wines in other competitions and publications, such as the Gold Medals at the Berliner Wein Trophy and Silver at the Bacchus and Mundus Vini awards, for Palazuelos Verdejo Monastery 100% DO Rueda , or the Bronze Medal obtained recently in the ‘Decanter World Wine Awards 2018’ by De Alberto Verdejo 100% DO Rueda, among other awards.

With a jury made up of 14 leading wine experts, buyers, journalists and educators worldwide, Ultimate Wine Challenge has become the largest showcase of the world’s wine diversity with more than 1,300 references of quiet, sparkling, fortified wines, ciders and sakes from around the world.

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