Among the results obtained by the winery’s DO Rueda wines, the score awarded to ’61’ Dorado en Rama stands out, which has been recognized with 95 points in the 2021 edition of the Guide
La Seca, July 16, 2020. – Wines with the Rueda Designation of Origin from Bodega Cuatro Rayas – a wine cooperative that brings together the vineyards of almost 400 members from the provinces of Valladolid and Segovia – have obtained a prominent place among the evaluations of the prestigious Peñín Spanish Wine Guide. While waiting to know the results for its elaborations under DO Ribera del Duero and IGP Vinos de la Tierra de Castilla y León, Bodega Cuatro Rayas has received the evaluations of this prescribing publication of oenological opinion that it has considered as ‘excellent’ eight of the Rueda wines from the winery by giving them scores higher than 90 points.
The wines that have achieved this recognition have been ’61’ Dorado en Rama N / V (95 points, classified as ‘exceptional’), Amador Diez 2015 (93 points), Amador Diez 2017 (93 points), Cuatro Rayas Viñedos Centenarios 2019 (92 points), Cuatro Rayas Cuarenta Vendimias Verdejo 2019 (92 points), ’61’ Dorado N / V (91 points), Cuatro Rayas ‘1935’ 2019 (90 points) and Cuatro Rayas Fermented in Barrel (90 points).
’61’ Dorado en Rama thickens his resume with a new success
The generous man from the cooperative winery remains unstoppable in his harvest of recognitions. So far this vine has been awarded gold medals in the 2020 editions of the Berliner Wine Trophy, Mundus Vini and Bacchus and with a Grand Gold in the Frankfurt International Trophy. It has also been valued with 91 Parker points by The Wine Advocate magazine, in such a way that the 95 Peñín points awarded by the renowned Spanish Guide complete a brilliant record that proves the exceptional nature of this production of Cuatro Rayas.
’61’ Dorado en Rama is made by combining Verdejo grapes – the most characteristic of the Rueda designation of origin – with Palomino Fino, a variety condemned to disappear – since its plantation has been banned – but of which the cooperative of La Seca cares for centuries-old vines with the aim of continuing the original elaborations of the area. The wine is aged in twelve more than 60-year-old barrels using the traditional soleras system and passes from the boot to the bottle without clarifying or filtering in a single annual bag.