Gold Medal for 200 Cestos at the Decanter World Wine Awards
>>> 95 points out of 100 make the 200 Cestos the best exponent of the godellos of the DO Valdeorras in a reference contest at international level
One more year, we add another success for our godellos in the great wine contest held in the United Kingdom, the Decanter World Wine Awards, which in recent years has become the most important wine competition worldwide.
The gold medal obtained, with an overall score of 95 points out of 100, confirms the great quality of the 2020 harvest of 200 Cestos, achieving record sales this year.
This recognition joins the silver medal awarded at the International Wine Challenge, the other major international event in which this vintage has also competed, and that exalts a wine that each year has more followers and a wider demand.
>>> The Awards
The Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA) is the world’s largest and most influential wine competition in the sector. Judged by the top wine experts from around the globe, the DWWA is trusted internationally for its rigorous judging process.
With a number of participants that exceeds the 15,000 registered, the competition is organized by the Decanter magazine, specializing in the world of wine and a reference publication for this sector, distributed in more than 90 countries worldwide.
>>> The wine
Adega A Coroa is committed to Valdeorras land and to the vines to offer the best wines. This has led to the creation of “200 Cestos”, a very special wine since it is a 100% godello comming from a plot with special features, with vines over 75 years old planted in terraces.
The plot, for its location, orientation and height, obtained from the variety highlighting its potential godello elegance, complexity and power traditional aroma of this variety and looking for a rich wine with greater intensity of color, freshness and fruit background.
>>> Production Philosophy
A Coroa winery has an international presence in over 20 countries on 4 continents.
In A Coroa we work every day to offer wines of the highest quality, as attested by the quality certificate of Galicia Calidade and Controlled Production – being the only winery worldwide producing Godello that is governed by a production control of its vineyards-.
We are convinced that the quality of a great wine starts in the vineyard. Therefore, and in accordance to our philosophy, all the grapes come solely from our vineyards of controlled production, which we supervise to the smallest detail when taking care of the vines and the fruit, being always environmentally friendly.
From A Coroa we want to show our firm conviction of participating in international contests of abundant competition and great exigency where the criterion and the autonomy of the critics are beyond doubt. In addition, the fact of competing with much selected wines is a fundamental factor for us when establishing new guidelines to improve, and thus, offer our customers the best of our work.