- International contest MUNDUS VINI awards one gold and two silver medals Bodegas Verum wines, all organic production
- These awards arrived at the time when Elías López Montero, oenologist in Verum, is managing the harvest in Patagonia Argentina.
Spring is almost here, in parallel 39 North, and it comes with many prizes for Elías’ wines in Bodegas Verum in Tomelloso, while at the same time, summer is almost over down under, which means harvesting the vineyards in Patagonia Argentina.
At the time of writing, Elías is inmersed in the grape harvest with the project that took him to parallel 39 South, first Spanish oenologist to produce in the Argentinian region. From there, Elías informs us of the great harvest taking place and the excellent wines that will arrive in Spain two years from now.
11.000 km away from home, Elías heard great news, a remarkable recognition to both the “classical” varieties project of Los Arcángeles estate and the endemic varieties recovery project in El Romeral estate, along with ancient winemaking methods and the use of clay amphora.
Ulterior Parcela Nº 17 Graciano 2016 has earnt a gold medal, together with Verum Tosca 2013 and Verum Malvasía 2018, which earnt both silver medals in MUNDUS VINI international contest.
Ulterior Parcela nº 17 Graciano 2016 is a single variety wine, which, after fermentation and skin contact maceration in low temperatures, is aged for 8 months in 5000 litres clay amphorae, and another 10% in 600 L. French oak barrel.
Verum Tosca 2013 is made with Merlot and Cabernet sauvignon, is aged for 12 months in French oak barrels. It was the first red wine by Verum and its flagship wine. This wine is one that times treats well, it evolves fine and has a good structure, features that the consumers has valued.
Verum Malvasía 2018 confirms the success of minor varieties in El Romeral estate. It was the first Malvasía of Castile-La Mancha, a fresh wine, full of flowery, mineral aromas and good acidity. An new vision of white wines for the southern half of Spain.
All Verum wines are certified organic since 2013.
Mundus Vini is considered to be one of the most important wine contests in the world. For six days, a jury of near 260 from 50 different countries evaluate over 7000 wines from around 150 regions all over the world.