The PERE VENTURA FAMILY WINE ESTATES Group obtains a new recognition for one of its wines made in the heart of Penedès wine region. This is CAN BAS D’ORIGEN P3 2019 wine that has been awarded with the DOUBLE GOLD MEDAL at the SAKURA Japan Women’s Wine Awards in Japan.
The Double Gold Medal is the highest recognition that these awards give to a wine and represents a special distinction within its category. Previously, CAN BAS d’ORIGEN P3 had already won a gold medal. This new double recognition is a reflection of the effort and perseverance of CAN BAS winery team.
SAKURA Japan Women’s Wine Awards this year had a record participation of 4,652 registered wineries from 25 countries around the world. The PERE VENTURA FAMILY WINE ESTATES Group has participated in Sakura since the first edition in 2014 and this award obtained with CAN BAS D’ORIGEN P3 2019 wine is an addition to the awards that PERE VENTURA has received for 8 consecutive years.
D’ORIGEN P3 2019 is part of a personal collection of terroir wines that come from the historic CAN BAS estate where the vineyard has been cultivated for more than two thousand years. CAN BAS wines are organic wines from selected plots, the harvest is manual and native yeasts are used for spontaneous fermentation.
THE AWARD-WINNING WINE
CAN BAS D’ORIGEN P3 2019 is a young wine from unique plots and a marked varietal character, 100% xarel lo, the Penedès variety par excellence. A part of the grape ferments in French oak barrels with its lees and is aged for six months; the other part, in a ceramic amphora. The rest, replace with their lees in stainless steel also for six months. It is a very versatile wine, excellent as an aperitif or with elaborate cuisine, such as white meat or fish dishes. It harmonizes perfectly with oriental cuisine dishes.
THE SAKURA AWARDS
Sakura Japan Women’s Wine Awards are a benchmark in the world of wine in Japan. They began their history in 2014 with the first international wine competition judged exclusively by expert women. Sommeliers, producers, journalists, importers, distributors and commercials, all of them are active professional women who through the Contest want to value the female voice in the wine sector in Japan. Leadered by Yumi Tanabe, an active and leading wine educator in Japan, the competition has gradually grown and is now the largest and most important wine competition in Asia.