With six wines scoring 90 points or more, Bodegas Sonsierra is once again among the best wineries in the Rioja 2020 Special Report. In this fifth edition of the eagerly awaited report, the British wine critic and renowned Rioja expert Tim Atkin gives his personal perspective on the region’s wines.
With a score of 91 points for Sonsierra Tempranillo Blanco 2018, Sonsierra Crianza 2016, Sonsierra Reserva 2014 and Pagos de la Sonsierra 2014, plus a score of 92 points for Sonsierra Gran Reserva 2013, the highly respected American wine critic James Suckling has given his stamp of approval to Sonsierra’s wines and placed them among the highest-ranked wines from La Rioja.
Sonsierra wines beat their own record and got 9 medals for their wines in a single competition: the AWC Vienna International Wine Challenge 2018. Its 15 years of history and some overwhelming figures - 12,402 participating winesfrom 39 countries - has made it one of the most outstanding wine contests on the international scene.
The North American critic and ex- Wine Spectator magazine wine taster, James Suckling is one of the key critics in the American market and he has awarded Sonsierra wines high scores in his report on Spain, published on 1 August on his website: https://www.jamessuckling.com.