Alaya, the red wine 100% Garnacha Tintorera that Gil Family Estates makes in Bodegas Atalaya, has achieved 92 points in the American magazine Wine Spectator and besides, has been selected as one of the six wines highly recommendable which will appear in the December edition heading the Wine Spectator’s Top 100 Wines of 2014 that this prestigious magazine publishes at the end of the year. Alaya is the only Spanish Wine presents between the best wines of the Wine Spectator ranking. Alaya is a powerful, thickness wine with muscular tannins and tasty fruits, which offers blackberry, redcurrant, liquorice and vanilla flavours. A powerful wine which can be a little exaggerated for ones, but which shows an amazing concentration. It can be already tasted and until 2020” is a part of the tasting note that Alaya 2012 received in Wine Spectator.
Laya, red wine of Garnacha tintorera and Monastrell which Bodegas Atalaya-GFE elaborates, has been selected as one of the 100 best wines on the market in Australia by the jury that gives the awards in the Sydney International Wine Competition. In this contest, 2000 wines from all over the world participate every year and their judges select 15% of them like the best ones of the vintage. Laya has achieved to be present for the third consecutive year in this Top Ten consolidating itself as one of the European wines with more presence in the Australian market. For more information: http://www.microsofttranslator.com/bv.aspx?from=&to=es&a=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.top100wines.com%2Fwines%2Fshowoneitem-new.asp%3Fsection%3Dtop100%26winesearch%3D1%26cnt%3D14%26ItemID%3D6300%26CategoryID%3D8%26Year%3D2014
Juan Gil Bodegas Familiares has achieved stand out in the annual wine tasting that the American publication “International Wine Cellar” writes about the Spanish wines commercialised in the USA. This magazine is directed by Stephen Tanzer, helped by Josh Reynolds, a famous viniculture critic who is in charge of tasting the Spanish wines. His opinion is highly considered by costumers and represents the benchmark to know which is the evolution of cellars and their wines. Well then, in this edition, Juan Gil Bodegas Familiares has collected 16 wines over 90 points, highlighting El Nido 2011 with 94 points, which is considered once again one of the best wines commercialised in this country. After it, two others wines of Bodegas El Nido: Corteo 2011 with 93 points and Clio 2011 with 92, this last one shares its punctuation with Alaya of Bodegas Alaya and Mas de Can Blau of Cellers Can Blau. With 91 points we find Juan Gil 18 months, Atteca Armas, Tridente Prieto Picudo and Can Blau. Juan Gil 12 months, La Atalaya, Atteca, Tridente Tempranillo, Shaya, Blau and Lagar da Condesa appear with 90 in this prestigious magazine. For more information about the critique of one of these wines and the rest which make up this sales portfolio of Juan Gil Bodegas Familiares in the USA, read the attached document. Puntuaciones Juan GIl-GFE International Wine Cellar 2014
Atteca 2012 has achieved a bronze medal in the list of favorite red wines for Business class passengers of Finnair. The airlines participating in the contest were: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air France, Air New Zealand, All Nippon Airways, American Airlines, Austrian Airlines, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, Delta Air Lines, El Al, Emirates, Etihad Airways, Eva Air, Finnair, Jetstar, KLM, Korean Air, LAN, Malaysia Airlines, Oman Air, Qantas, Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines, South African Airways, TAM Airlines, TAP and US Airways. Its objective was to evaluate the best wines which were valued by passengers. More information http://www.businesstraveller.com/news/100195/cellars-in-the-sky-awards-2013-winners-revealed Show wine: “Atteca”