Mexican wine, among the best top 10 in the world
The personalized wine Caipirinha 2016 is another Mexican pride. This red wine produced by the wine house "El Cielo" was named 'Red Wine World Revelation' among more than 5 thousand labels at the Concours Mondial de Bruxelles 2019.
A jury composed of 340 experts recognized 39 Mexican wine labels (25 silver medals, 12 gold, and 2 gold), of which 70% correspond to 12 wineries associated with the Mexican Wine Council. "Mexican Wine is experiencing one of its best moments.
"The winning labels show the work that dozens of national winemakers are doing in terms of innovation and technology to produce great wines that stand out at a global level," said Gabriel Padilla, Director of the Mexican Vitivinicultural Council.
He also recognized "Valle de Guadalupe Wines" for being the Mexican winery to obtain the highest number of medals in the Contest, as well as the highest award given to red wine, thanks to its label Caipirinha 2016 (a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Nebbiolo, and Malbec).
The winning wineries associated with the Mexican Wine Council were: Finca Sala Vivé de Freixenet, Wines El Cielo, Casa Madero, Puerta del Lobo Vineyards, Bodegas de Cote, Guanamé Winery, Pedro Domecq House, Xanic Mountain, Encinilla Wines, Don Leo Vineyards and Vineyards San Miguel.
He recalled that the work performed by the wineries associated with the Mexican Wine Council has contributed to the per capita consumption of wine in Mexico has increased in recent years to reach 960 milliliters in 2017.
He also noted that in 2018 was presented the Collective Mark of Mexican Wine, a distinctive that ensures the quality and origin of the wine will allow the consumer to better identify the attributes corresponding to the labels, such as flavor, aroma or region.