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Publicado el 7 February 2017

Platinum Award for Tierras de Cair Reserva 2009 in Decanter Asia Wine Awards 2016

Bodegas Dominio de Cair has wan two very important awards at the latest edition of Decanter Asia Wine Awards 2016, one of the most important competitions in the world and without any doubt the benchmark for the growing Asian market.Tierras de Cair Ribera del Duero Reserva 2009 got to be one of the 4 unique Spanish wines achieve the desired Platinum medal with a score of 95 points, and a Gold Medal for Cair Crianza.

More than 40 prestigious judges from around the world met to blind taste the more than 2,850 wines presented in the fifth edition of Decanter Asia Wine Awards the last September in Hong Kong. The best tasters from Japan, China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Korea, Thailand, India and Malaysia have met in this prestigious event, as well as other international professionals with an outstanding reputation that bring prestigious to the event becoming catapult to conquer the market Asian.
Dominio de Cair, owned winery Luis Cañas Family, already have a significant presence in several countries of the continent, predicting that the success already gained by its wines in the area will be boosted with these recognitions.

It was in 2008 when Bodegas Luis Cañas started in the D. O. Ribera del Duero preparing its first wine cellar and investing in a real treat. This, located in La Aguilera and round Aranda de Duero (Burgos), caught the attention of Juan Luis Cañas thanks to the area survives an old vineyard, with low yields and quality for making great wines. Besides its vineyards between 850 and 950 meters they bring to their grapes and consequently its wines a freshness and fruitiness that distinguish and have brought fame to the wines of the Familia Luis Cañas.
Tierras de Cair Ribera del Duero Reserva 2009 has been produced with 100% Tempranillo grapes from vines more than 70 years high areas and poor soils. The grapes have been harvested in small boxes; once they enter the winery go through double selection table. Alcoholic fermentation has made in oak vat and malolactic fermentation in new barrels. Later it has been 24 months in new French oak barrels and a minimum of 18 months in bottle.

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Luis Cañas Rioja Gran Reserva 2008 won the highest Award in Decanter Asia Wine Awards 2016

Since 2011 is held annually in Hong Kong the Decanter Asia Wine Awards, one of the largest wine competitions in the world and maximum reference in the Asian market. The competition recognized internationally for its rigorous selection process of tasting and award grants maximum Platinum Best in Show which considers the wine named best of their country. You reach it through the tasting of wines that have previously achieved the Gold Medal decide what Platinum Awards and the subsequent tasting of these will result in the Platinum Best in Show.

LUIS CAÑAS GRAN RESERVA 2008 was one of the 15 fortunate among 2,854 wines tasted lead in getting the quality of the wines of their respective countries with a score of 95 points. He was accompanied in the medal Luis Cañas Reserva 2010 Family Selection with 90 points and Silver Medal.
A wine made from vines more than 50 years of Tempranillo (95%) and Graciano (5%) varieties harvested in small boxes, and whose clusters and grains were selected double table and aged for 24 months in new barrels. A wine that seeks to recover the essence of Gran Reserva, a great wine made in the best vintages and whose elegance and subtlety make it a really huge wine.