Araex Grands receives largest medal haul

Areax Grands was awarded four grand gold and 12 gold medals at the Concours Mondial de Bruxelles – a blind tasting of more than 9,000 wines.

This year’s competition, held in Valladolid in Spain, saw 9,080 wines from 50 different countries vie for a Concours Mondial gold meal.

Araex Grands represents 13 bodegas in 9 DOs and next year will celebrate its 25th anniversary.

The grand gold medal winners were Villa Conchi Brut Imperial Reserva 2011, Amaren Tempranillo Reserva 2009, Castillo Labastida Ermita Santa Lucia 2016 and Baigorri Belus 2013 while the gold medals were awarded to Baigorri Reserva 2009, Baigorri Garnacha 2013, Angeles de Amaren 2011, Montebuena Crianza 2013, Castillo Labastida Reserva 2011, Rolland & Galaretta Rioja 2012, Lar de Paula Oak Aged 2015, Altos R Pigeage 2014, Condesa Eylo 2016, Rolland & Galarreta Verdejo 2015, Val de Vid Verdejo 2016 and Tierras de Cair 2011.

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