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the pre-phylloxera verdejo of Cuatro Rayas winery protagonist in the wine elite
20/03/2017

the pre-phylloxera verdejo of Cuatro Rayas winery protagonist in the wine elite

Winemaker Angel Calleja presents Amador Diez, a special cuvée verdejo made with selected grapes Of free-standing vineyards from which little more than 2,000 bottles have been produced   Düsseldorf (Germany), 20 March 2017. Bodega Cuatro Rayas has presented on Monday a green called to make a gap between the most prestigious high-end wines of Spain. The wine, called Amador Diez, in honor of the wine cellar‘s president for two decades, one of the most respected figures of the winemakers and winemakers of the DO Rueda, represents the most handcrafted winemaking firm that plunges its origins in 1935. Amador Diez is a unique wine since it is made with a raw material without exception: a selection of the best grapes from the oldest vineyards of the winery, pre-phylloxeric, with more than 100 years, and totaling a total of 10 Hectare in the province of Segovia.

Ángel Calleja, winemaker of Cuatro Rayas, was in charge of presenting to the press and importers of premium products from all over the world, this white wine made with prefiloxericas grapes fermented with native yeasts from the own winery. This verdejo cuvée has been battered with its lees for eight months in new French oak barrels of 600 liters. "It has a lemon color with greenish greenish, an intense nose, very elegant and with perfect harmony between the fruit load of the variety and the contribution of its stay in oak barrels", explained to the attendees who gathered in the fairground of The German city. "It has an easy step in the mouth, with unctuousness and volume," added the veteran oenologist. It is a unique product in Spain and also with a very innovative and handcrafted presentation at the same time as the label is made with wood.

About Prowein The Prowein Wine and Spirits Fair, which takes place in Düsseldorf from Sunday to Tuesday, is the biggest showcase in the wine world. It is an event of annual periodicity directed to professionals of the sectors vitivinícola and of other alcoholic drinks and is the most important in its category by its specialization. It is an essential meeting point, bringing together in its 2016 competition 6,257 exhibitors from 59 countries and registering 55,729 visitors from 123 different states.

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