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Bodegas Yuntero, ORO and Berlin Wine Trophy 2019

March 7, 2019

Bodegas Yuntero has received six medals for five of its young, reserve and crianza wines in three different international and national competitions: "Berliner Wein Trophy" and "Mundus Vini" (both held in Germany) and the "Bottled Wine Quality Awards and Varietals of the Denomination of Origin (DO) La Mancha”, the results of which were announced this afternoon at the headquarters of the Regulatory Council in Alcázar de San Juan (Ciudad Real).

One gold and two silvers in Germany
In the new winter edition of the German contest Berlin Wine Trophy, held in Berlin between February 21 and 24, presented 7,000 samples from 1,426 wineries, from 41 countries. The jury, which made the results public last Friday, March 3, awarded a medal of gold to the wine Yuntero Crianza 2016 from Bodegas Yuntero.

The Berliner Wein Trophy contest is one of the most internationally recognized events in the wine sector due to its strict rules -only 30% of the wines presented are awarded-, and for having the endorsement and sponsorship of the International Organization of Vineyards and Wine (OIV) and the International Union of Oenologists (UIOE).

Bodegas Yuntero has also achieved recognition for the quality of its wines at the spring tasting of the International Wine Grand Prix World of Wine (Germany). Contest organized by the German publisher Meininger Verlag, specialized in the wine sector. For six days (from February 20 to 25), a jury – made up of 250 international expert tasters – evaluated 7,220 samples from 150 wine-growing regions around the world. Among the winners, two wines from Bodegas Yuntero: the organic Mundo de Yuntero Blanco 2018 and the red Yuntero Reserva 2013, both awarded with the silver medal.

The wines awarded by Mundus Vini will be presented during the PROWEIN fair (March 17-19 in Düsseldorf), one of the most important wine shows held in Europe, which is expected to be attended by more than 60,500 professionals from all over the world, and in which Bodegas Yuntero will be present on this occasion within the Spanish Pavilion, at the stand of the Institute for Foreign Promotion of Castilla-La Mancha (IPEX).

Three young wines from Bodegas Yuntero, DO La Mancha awards

In addition to the gold and two silver medals from the German competitions, there are another two silver medals and a third bronze, awarded this afternoon in Alcázar de San Juan, in the 32nd edition of the La Mancha Designation Bottled Wine Quality Contest ( DO La Mancha).

The DO winners are the whites Epilogue Sauvignon Blanc 2018 and the organic Mundo de Yuntero 2018, each with silver trophies; and the Yuntero Rosado 2018 wine, with the bronze.

Yuntero Crianza 2016, gold medal in Berliner Wein trophy

Awarded with the gold medal in the Berliner Wein Trophy 2019 contest, the Yuntero Crianza 2016 wine from Bodegas Yuntero is made with the Tempranillo (85%) and Petit Verdot (15%) grape varieties.

It has the Denomination of Origin La Mancha, it is cherry red in color with slight slate reflections. It is a wine that has been aged for six months in American oak barrels and another twelve in the bottle before going on the market. The barrel aging gives it toasted aromas and the combination of the Tempranillo grape with the Petit Verdot makes it a more tannic wine on the palate.

Yuntero Reserva 2013, silver at Mundus Vini
Distinguished with the silver medal in the German Mundus Vini contest, it is a monovarietal wine – made 100% with grapes of the Cencibel variety and selected from the winery's oldest glass vineyards. It is aged in mixed, American and French oak barrels for at least twelve months. All this gives it a great structure and aromatic complexity with notes of ripe fruit, vanilla and smoked. With great persistence on the palate, it is a round, smooth and elegant wine, with very sweet tannins.

Mundo de Yuntero Blanco 2018, two silvers in Mundus Vini and DO La Mancha
Awarded silver at Mundus Vini and the DO La Mancha Quality awards, the Mundo de Yuntero 2018 organic white wine is a blend of the Verdejo and Sauvignon Blanc varieties. Pale and bright yellow in color, it has fruity and floral aromas. It is fresh, cheerful and delicate on the palate, with a long finish.

It is made exclusively with selected grapes from vineyards covered by Bodegas Yuntero's organic farming regulations, and has the certification seal for vegans granted by the European Union of Vegetarians (EVU). The Jesús del Perdón-Bodegas Yuntero Cooperative has been specializing in the production of organic wine for 27 years, being a pioneer winery in Castilla-La Mancha in 1992 in producing and marketing wine from organic farming.

Epilogue Sauvignon Blanc 2018, DO LA MANCHA silver trophy
This white wine from Bodegas Yuntero, silver in the DO La Mancha Quality awards, is made with the Sauvignon Blanc and small-grain Muscatel grape varieties. It is a bright, pale yellow wine with great aromatic intensity. The floral and exotic aromas of the Sauvignon Blanc variety (grapefruit, mango, passion fruit) are very well integrated with the muscatel tones of the Muscatel variety. On the palate, it is a very fresh wine, with good volume. It has a honeyed, soft and silky sensation. The small natural carbonic point that the wine has gives it freshness. The palate is long and persistent.

Yuntero Rosado 2018, DO LA MANCHA bronze trophy
The DO La Mancha Regulatory Council has also awarded a bronze trophy to the rosé from Bodegas Yuntero. It is a young wine made from 100% Tempranillo grapes. It has an attractive and intense raspberry red color, on the palate it stands out for its balance and complexity, it has great structure and persistence, and it gives off aromas of strawberries and raspberries.

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At Bodegas Yuntero we consider essential the development of a Quality, Environmental and Food Safety Management System, based on the Standards ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and in the BRC and IFS Food Safety Protocols, in order to certify the safe production of our wines, complying with the legal and regulatory requirements that are applicable in our wine production, aging, bottling and marketing activities, and with those established by the client, and other requirements that the organization subscribes, related to its environmental aspects and occupational health and safety hazards.

The Winery supports all staff in the maintenance and continuous improvement of the system, considering each worker as the protagonist of the most important phase of the service of a company of recognized Quality, also promoting responsibility towards the environment.

Bodegas Yuntero, through its Integrated Management System, allows patents, its concern and permanent commitment to Quality and the Environment and to achieve a guarantee for the future of our planet that only competitive, sustainable organizations at the forefront of the market can offer.

Our work is based on the following fundamental pillars:

  • Elaborate top quality products and that they meet the expectations of the interested parties, that they are innocuous, legal and authentic, adjusting to the specified quality, as well as assuming their responsibility towards their clients. This is achieved by defining a clear plan to drive the development and continuous improvement of a culture of quality and food safety.
  • Respect, before their employees, equal opportunityand treatment, their privacy, their freedom from opinion, to guarantee a safe and healthy work environment, the necessary training, employment stability, fair remuneration, as well as avoiding forms of psychological persecution.
  • Offer our customers a Quality service, within the agreed period, maintain due confidentiality and respect for the privacy of thier data, adopt an attitude of honesty and have procedures for handling suggestions and claims
  • Promote in all employees a greater degree of solidarity, responsibility, social participation and the culture of quality and food safety.
  • Manage effectively and efficiently, by making its business activity compatible with the exercise of its social responsibility.
  • Correct and precise definition of the procedures, responsibilities and functions to follow in all departments.
  • Compliance with all the legal requirements and applicable regulations, and other requirements that the organization subscribes.
  • Promotion of qualitu, environmental and food safety, at all comany levels, providing adequate training for all the staff.
  • Prevention, control and minimization of the environmental effects generated in the environment, originated from our activity.
  • Promotion of the implementation of segregation programs at the origin of waste, to favor its subsequent reuse and/or proper disposal.
  • Arrange the delivery of our products in a way that causes the lowest possible environmental impact , always making sure that the products reach our customers in suitable packaging that complies with the applicable environmental regulations.
  • It considers environmental criteria a priority in decision-making, and studying at all times the best environmental technology available, thus modernizing our processes to increase their effectiveness in a reasonable period of time and where necessary.

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