- Silver medal in the Sauvignon du Monde competition held in Bordeaux.
Verum Cuvée 1222 Sauvignon Blanc Fermented and aged in barrel 2014 is the only organic wine from Spain to obtain a medal in the prestigious Sauvignon du Monde competition where the best Sauvignon Blanc wines from the world were competing.
860 samples from most of the wine producing countries have undergone blind tasting by the 65 judges during the days 3 and 4 of March in Bordeaux. Among them, only 18 Spanish wines have been awarded: 11 with a gold medal and 7 with a silver medal.
The exceptional nature of the Sauvignon Blanc grape, both on the nose and on the palate, makes it one of the most appreciated grape varieties by consumers and thanks to its perfect adaptation to different climates,it may be found in both hemispheres being one of the most widely planted white varieties.
Verum Cuvée 1222 is a 100% Sauvignon Blanc wine from a specific plot of the vineyard Casa Ramiro, a estate whose poor and shallow soils are very rich in limestone. It is harvested by hand using boxes during the first hours of the day, then clusters and berries are selected to ferment directly into French oak barrels where they will stay for 4 months in contact with fine lees. Afterwards, it will rest at least one year in the bottle until it reaches the market.
Since 2013, all the vineyards of Bodegas y Viñedos Verum hold the “organic” certificate, which is internationally known. Sustainable vineyards, low production where no fertilizer or non natural product is used to preserve the mucrobial flora of the soil and respect the environment.