The uniqueness and personality of Pagos de la Sonsierra has once again seduced the 800 wine-tasters at the Challenge International du Vin, where, following a rigorous blind tasting, the gold medal was awarded to the 2013 vintage of Pagos de la Sonsierra. This vintage is following in the footsteps of its counterpart from 2012, which won the gold medal at last year’s edition of the Challenge International.
A year after the vineyards of the Rioja Alta and Rioja Alaves regions suffered freezing, record-breaking low temperatures, our oenologist Rafa Usoz talks to www.lomejordelvinoderioja.com about the vineyard’s incredible recovery. It’s almost a miracle, bearing in mind the pessimistic forecasts of just a few months ago.
Luis Gutiérrez, Spanish wine taster of the famous and influential website Robert Parker Wine Advocate, revalidates the scores of our wines highlighting the new vintages of Perfume de Sonsierra 2014 and Sonsierra Gran Reserva 2012 among the best according to this publication, with 91 y 90 points respectively. Vintages that are not yet available but will go on the market throughout 2018
At Bodegas Sonsierra we are in the middle of the pruning season, a task that takes place from mid-November to mid-March. Pruning is a fundamental task for the vineyard and much more so in this privileged area of La Rioja exposed to bad weather due to its location at the foot of the mountain.