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CIRSION, THE WINNER IN THE TASTING OF THE FIVE BEST WINES OF SPAIN
13.06.2017
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CIRSION 2011 has achieved the first place in the 11th Tasting of the Five Best Wines of Spain, which took place on Wednesday, 7th June in Almería. The Restaurant Casa Escánez (Garrucha) Almería has hosted several years –since 2002- this tasting, for which has been selected the wines focus on 4 of the most important wine guides of our country: Guía Peñín, Anuario de Vinos de El País, Guía Proensa and Guía de Vinos Gourmet.

Among the most scored wines of these guides has been chosen the five best wines for a rigorous blind tasting, that this year has convened to 70 people in the fields of wine and gastronomy. Thus, CIRSION 2011 (DOCa Rioja) was the highest scoring wine in the tasting this year, in which competed with Amancio 2013 (DOCa Rioja), Gaudium 2012 (DOCa Rioja) and La Nieta 2014 (DOCa Rioja) and Alabaster 2014 (DO Toro).

CIRSION has reached the first place in 9 of the 11 tasting made so far, something that no other wine has reached. It must be emphasized that the main grape variety of the tasting wines has been the tempranillo and for this tasting were selected four wines from DOCa Rioja and one from DO Toro, these wines were chosen considering that all of them must be in all the wine guides mentioned above.

The Restaurant Escánez, located in the Almería coast in the town of Garrucha has been again the host of this tasting of the Five Best Wines of Spain. Its experience and dedication to the restaurant began in 1982 and since then is a benchmark in the area. Simplicity and elegance are the values that are mixed with the quality of its products, always providing the possibility to enjoy its specialty, fish and seafood. A very varied menu, that along with the great variety of wines they offer ensures an unforgettable gastronomic experience.


 
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