Monday, September 29, 2014

Silver diploma for 'Vinya Laia' in the swiss competition; Wine Awards International

On the 4th of September the awards ceremony for the 21st edition of the Zurich International Wine Awards was held, organised by Expovina, where our red wine 'Vinya Laia' obtained a Silver Diploma, awarded to the wines with 85 points or more. In total 2.259 samples were presented from 21 countries, of which 694 received a diploma. Of these, 5 Gran Gold Diplomas were awarded, 233 wines obtained a Gold Diploma and 456 got a Silver Diploma.

The competition jury was made up of over 150 experts from different areas in the wine sector: oenologists, tasters, restaurant owners, journalists...

'Vinya Laia' is an ecological red wine made with the Merlot, Garnacha, Syrah and Cabernet Sauvignon varieties. From its elaboration, careful and respectful and with 10 months refining in oak barrels, this tasty and well-structured wine is obtained. This wine forms part of our range of wines for export markets.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Reserva Martí 2008 obtains a gold medal at Mundus Vini Gmbh 2014




The Albet i Noya cellar has been awarded a Gold Medal for its Reserva Martí 2008 in the Summer edition of the Mundus Vini International Prize held in Neustadt (Germany) between the 27th and 31st of August.

The International Wine Prize is an event organised by the Mundus Vini Academy GmbH and its goal is to foment the quality of wine and to promote the sale of the wines presented, with the quality certification that this competitions supposes, so that they reach a wider public and make them more visible to the end consumer. In this summer edition, over 6000 wines were presented from all over the world and they were tasted and judged by a panel of 160 professional tasters, including oenologist, analysts, sellers, sommeliers, chefs and specialised journalists from 38 different countries.

This year, Reserva Martí 2008 from the Albet i Noya cellar, pioneers in ecological agriculture and wines, got its 5th Gold medal in this event since it started out in 2001, adding it to the other 2 Gold medals obtained in Mundus Vini Biofach editions in the last 2 years (2013 and 2014 editions).

We should not forget that Reserva Martí is a top of the range wine elaborated from the Tempranillo, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Syrah varieties coming from the Albet i Noya estates: Can Vendrell and Can Milà, hand-picked and chosen, which reaches its maximum expression after ageing over 24 months in French oak barrels that give it the aromatic complexity and sophistication that makes Reserva Martí such a special wine.
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