The famous American magazine has echoed in its digital edition the tasting of this Verdejo with a note of 90 points
May 2019, La Seca (Valladolid) .- ‘Wine Spectator’, One of the most prestigious North American wine magazines in the Anglo-Saxon and North American world, has highlighted the quality of the Cuatro Rayas Winery, specifically the Cuatro Rayas Cuarenta Vendimias premium range. It has awarded, in this sense, 90 points to Cuatro Rayas Cuarenta Vendimias Cuvée 2017. “Offers an attractive blend of stone fruit, wet stone and floral notes. Generous, but pure, with a well-integrated acidity that leaves a finish of orange blossom “manifested in his criticism that he specifies about its balance” not showy, but harmonious “.
Bodega Cuatro Rayas presented in full harvest of 2018 Four Stripes Forty Vintage Cuvée 2017 , a collection white that combines the most valuable wine heritage of the DO Rueda (old vineyards located in the best areas of the appellation) and the work of three generations of winemakers. It is a Verdejo that breaks the myth that Verdejo wine should be consumed in a year, contrary to those who say that this grape has poor evolution in the bottle. In this aging wine that is now being released on the market, the winery ensures that the state of the grape (maturity, pH, etc.) selected from hawthorn more than forty years, as well as the aging on lees and a moderate aging in the barrel, give the wine the complexity necessary for time to make the best of it.
‘Wine Spectator’ has also highlighted the quality of Four Stripes Forty Harvest Verdejo On Lías 2017 (88 p.), Verdejo is also a reference to the DO Rueda and of which it says “shows a creamy texture that remains alive thanks to its bright acidity. It offers flavors of pear, herbs and ginger that strike a tasty balance. ”
Critic of world prestige
‘Wine Spectator’ is an accredited North American magazine specializing in wines. The publication with more than four decades of history, was founded by Bob Morrisey in 1976. Each year the magazine draws up a list of the 100 best wines in the world, selected by a tasting team. The wines are rated on a scale of 85 to 100 points. Wines between 90 and 95 are rated “outstanding”.