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Bodegas Yuntero, eighteen awards in the current campaign

3 de July de 2017

The Epílogo Sauvignon Blanc and Lazarillo Verdejo wines, both from the 2016 vintage, each received silver medals at the 28th edition of the Gran Selección Awards, the longest running competition organized by the Junta de Castilla-La Mancha, through the Ministry of Agriculture.

In this new edition of the contest, which aims to recognize the agri-food industry of Castilla-La Mancha and enhance the quality and richness of La Mancha products, a total of 569 companies from the region have participated, with the 70% of them wineries. The awards were announced in Tarancón, on June 21, at a gala attended by the President of the Board, Emiliano García Page, and the Minister of Agriculture, Francisco Martínez Arroyo, among many other personalities.

Eighteen medals for Bodegas Yuntero, in a "very good" vintage

With these two new silver medals from the Gran Selección Awards, Bodegas Yuntero adds a total of eighteen awards in the current 2016-2017 campaign, obtained in different national and international competitions. Of the eighteen awards received, twelve have been for wines from the 2016 vintage, which has just been qualified by the La Mancha Designation of Origin (DO) Regulatory Council as “very good”.

As reported by the Council itself, in a press release on Monday June 26, a high percentage of the wines evaluated by the tasters exceeded the scale of 80 points, reflecting the very good quality of the wines of this vintage with DO La Stain.

Among some of the awards that Bodegas Yuntero has received for its wines from the 2016 vintage, the gold medal for the organic wine Mundo de Yuntero Blanco 2016 awarded in the Berliner Wein Trophy contest stands out; the Baco de la Plata awarded by the Spanish Union of Tasters to the Yuntero Macabeo 2016 wine; or the two EcoRacimos de Plata –a contest that exclusively rewards organically produced wines– that won the Mundo de Yuntero 2016 wines, both in their red and white grape versions.

Epilogue Sauvignon Blanc 2016, five times awarded

El vino blanco Epílogo Sauvignon Blanc, también de la añada 2016, ha recibido en total cinco premios en la presente campaña: cuatro medallas de plata en los certámenes Gran Selección, en Bacchus de la Unión Española de Catadores, en el concurso internacional con sede en Vitoria Catavinum World Wine & Spirits Competition 2017, y en los premios a la Calidad de los Vinos Embotellados y Varietales que otorga la Denominación de Origen Castilla-La Mancha; así como la medalla de bronce en el concurso británico International Wine Spirit Competition.

With Designation of Origin La Mancha, it is a wine made with the Sauvignon Blanc and Moscatel grape variety (90% and 10%, respectively), of great aromatic intensity and in which the floral and exotic aromas of the Sauvignon Blanc variety (grapefruit, mango, passion fruit) with the muscatel tones of the Muscatel variety. On the palate it is very fresh and with good volume. The combination of the two grape varieties gives it a honeyed, soft and silky sensation.

Lazarillo Verdejo 2016, twice silver

This season, the white wine Lazarillo Verdejo from Bodegas Yuntero 2016 has won two silver medals: the one recently awarded at the Gran Selección de Castilla-La Mancha awards and at the aforementioned Catavinum, to which 3,480 samples from twenty different countries were presented. .

This wine is characterized by its aromas of freshly cut grass, fennel, citrus and green apple. Made 100% with Verdejo grapes, it is clean and bright, straw yellow in color with greenish reflections. On the palate it is very fresh, it leaves a good finish and a slightly bitter touch, characteristic of the variety.

Bodegas Yuntero, list of awards received in the 2016-2017 campaign

  • Grand Selection Awards (Spain)
    • Epilogue Sauvignon Blanc 2016, silver medal
    • Lazarillo Verdejo 2016, silver medal
  • Baco Awards 2017 (Spain)
    • Yuntero Macabeo 2016, silver medal
  • International Wine Contest Bucharest 2017 (Rumanía)
    • Epilogue Viognier 2015, silver medal
  • International Wine Spirit Competition 2017 (Gran Bretaña)
    • Epilogue Sauvignon Blanc 2016, bronze medal
  • EcoCracimo 2017 (Spain)
    • World of Yuntero Blanco 2016, silver medal
    • Mundo de Yuntero Tinto 2016, silver medal
  • Bacchus Awards 2017 (Spain)
    • Epilogue Sauvignon Blanc 2016, silver medal
  • Berlin Wine Trophy 2017 (Germany)
    • Yuntero Crianza 2013, gold medal
    • World of Yuntero Blanco 2016, gold medal
  • Catavinum 2017 (Spain)
    • Lazarillo Verdejo 2016, silver medal
    • Epilogue Sauvignon Blanc 2016, silver medal
    • World of Yuntero Blanco 2016, silver medal
    • Epilogue Viognier 2015, silver medal
    • Epilogue Roble 2014, silver medal
    • Yuntero Reserva 2010, silver medal
  • Quality Awards 2017 / DO LA MANCHA (Spain)
    • Epilogue Sauvignon Blanc 2016, silver medal
  • World Bulk Wine Exhibition 2016*
    • Sauvignon Blanc 2016, Grand Gold Medal (*the only competition in the world for bulk wines).
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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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