Baco Wine Awards 2019. Golden Baco Medal for Vi Rei´s Vintage White Wine

08/08/2020. ABR. Communication: videmallorca@gmail.com

Evgenia Kazachkova, manager of Vi Rei Winery, holding the awarded wine

Baco Wine Awards is a prestigious national wine contest that acknowledges young vintage quality brand wines from different parts of the country. This year´s edition has been a great success for the Mallorcan wines. PDO Pla i Llevant has been rewarded with 6 medals, and Wine of the Land (Vino de la Tierra Mallorca) has been acknowledge with two medals. Stay tuned to following posts where you will learn about this year´s awarded wines from PDO Pla i Llevant.

Vintage white wine from Vi Rei´s Winery, located in Llucmajor, is one of the honorees. This wine is made with native white grape variety Premsal Blanc, and Chardonnay.

Josep Juhé, sommelier

You can learn more about this wine by watching this video where Josep Juhe, sommelier of Baiben restaurant in Port Portals, will be tasting and commenting on its attributes. This young and talented sommelier has been trained at CETT´s school of tourism in Barcelona, and has been exerting his profession for 12 years working at the Hotel Es Princep and Bala Roja restaurant.

Silvia Lazaro, winemaker of Vi Rei Winery

Despite its short lifetime, Vi Rei winery has already won awards in several competitions and their wines have been highly acknowledged. Winemaker Silvia Lázaro is currently in charge of the winemaking process in this celler, where she has been working for the last years.

Tasting video of Vi Rei White 2019