Enoteca Gramona 2004 is ranked as Best Sparkling Wine of the Guide and the only one on the Podium with 99 points. Celler Batlle 2010, III Lustros 2012 and the Magnum from 1999 accompany it on the Podium.
“They’ve done it again: Gramona Celler Batlle 2005 is, plain and simple, the successful result of a pioneering, groundbreaking vision of sparkling wine production”. This benchmark wine was ranked among Spain’s six best wines with 99 points. It was followed closely by Enoteca.
Enoteca Gramona reaffirms once again the positioning of the top sparkling wines of the country reaching the ‘Olympus of the Peñín Guide’. In its latest edition, that of 2018, two of its vintages, 1997 and 2002, chosen as Best Sparkling Wine with 98 points, being the highest punctuation given in this edition. Both vintages are described by the guide as sparkling ‘blessed by a wide range of registers […], all surrounded by a very long and fine bubble and with a structured finish’.
Enoteca 2001 was awarded as the Best Sparkling Wine of the Country and Best Wine in Spain, which was considered by the guide itself as ‘[…] a historic event of great significance, for opening a new path in the development of the appellation that supports the most sophisticated elaborations […]’, since for the first time in the history of Spanish wine, a sparkling wine is chosen as the best Guide of wines. Enoteca Gramona gets 99 points, only granted five times in the 27 years of history of the most widespread and translated Guide of wines of Spain.
2019 Luis Gutiérrez, Wine Advocate taster for Spain, awarded Enoteca Gramona 2004 with 96 points, ranking it as the best sparkling wine (tied) in the latest edition of the U.S. guide. “A wine that maintains commendable freshness and reveals complexity from its long lees ageing (…) the palate is quite sharp.”
2018 Gramona has ten references with more than 90 points.
2012 Let us consider what is unquestionably the most impressive portfolio of sparkling wines from Penedes that money can buy’. Neal Martin
2019 PlatinumMedal for III Lustros 2012 at the Decanter World Wine Awards 2020, being the best valued sparkling in the country.
2019 Decanter Most Exciting Wines: Gramona III Lustros occupies one of the few spots on this prestigious list, where experts from all over the world nominate the wines that most impressed them over the year. Decanter Magazine (“Gramona Celler Batlle 2000 is exceptionally long and memorable,” which is why it topped the “list of 24 essential Spanish wines to store in your cellar.” Article by Sarah Jane Evans, MW and Pedro Ballesteros, MW.
2017 Gramona is on the podium of the sparkling wines of Penedés in the guide on Cavas de Paraje written in 2017 by several Masters of Wine.
2010 ‘Gramona is more sumptuous and refined that I ever dreamed a spanish sparkling could be…’ Andrew Jefford
2019 Celler Batlle is the top Spanish sparkling wine (tied) “Complex, refined and delicate. Aristocratic on the palate, it is flavourful and balanced, with good acidity and a captivating finish on the palate.” 2016 Celler Batlle, the highest-rated sparkling wine. “Gramona makes exceptionally aged cavas that I personally like. They are truly seductive.” 2015 In her last analysis of the sector situates, after the blind tasting, Gramona III Lustros the sparkling wine from Penedès with the best punctuation.
Gourmets wine guide
In a rigorous blind tasting, this heterogeneous group of experts considers Gramona, for 19 years, the Best sparkling wines.
2020 After a rigorously conducted blind tasting, the tasting team of Guía de Vinos Gourmets awarded 98 points to Celler Batlle 2009, naming it the guide’s Best Sparkling Wine. All the wines presented by Gramona were listed in the select group of “Spain’s Best Wines”.
2019 Enoteca 2002 enters into the ‘League of the 99’ obtaining the maximum score of the guide (position that had already reached the 2001 vintage) and is positioned among the best rated wines of the guide in its history. In addition, in 2018, III Lustros is the sparkling wine awarded by the readers.
World Encyclopedia of Champagne and Sparkling Wine
2019 Gramona is valued as the best winery in the country, with its 90 points it equals the position of mythical Champagne houses. “Gramona has had a reputation as the creator of the best sparkling wines in the Penedès. (…) Celler Batlle, is by far the best sparkling wine in the country (…). Subtle, deep and structured.
2013 Gramona equals or improves the scores of some of the most prestigious champagnes. “Celler Batlle is a great sparkling wine and belongs in its own right to the best sparkling wines in the world.”Essi Avellan MW
The Champagne & Sparkling Wine World Championships
2019 Led by Tom Stevenson and Essi Avellan, MW, The Champagne and Sparkling Wine World Championship recognized Celler Batlle 2009 as the best Sparkling in the Country and the best Corpinnat, and they describe it as “(…) by far, a fine and elegant wine considered one of the best sparkling wines of the world”.
2013 Enoteca Brut Nature 2001 Best Sparkling Wine from Penedès.
Anuario de vinos El País
Eight years in the honor podium with the highest scores for Celler Batlle, Enoteca Gramona, and III Lustros.
2020 Gramona Enoteca 2004 on the “roll of honour” of Spain’s best wines and the highest rated sparkling wine in the El País Anuario de Vinos (Wine Yearbook).
“Craftsmanship, the impeccable management of long ageing processes and, above all, the ability to listen to and interpret the environment.” *Gramona Imperial, with 95 points, is considered the best sparkling wine in terms of satisfaction-for-money, in a section of El Anuario that directs readers to wines of extraordinary quality that won’t break the bank.
2019 “The value of going against the grain when nobody believed in long ageing for sparklings, the certainty of the chosen path and the reality of a goal of quality fulfilled puts this winery in the front row of the excellence of Sparkling of the World”.
2018 “Sparklings endowed with a very pronounced personality, a level in which there is not too much competition”.
2019 Gramona leads the sparkling wine category in blind tasting.
2018 Celler Batlle best spanish sparkling wine with 96 points. III Lustros and Imperial accompany it on the podium.
This prestigious tasting group considers Enoteca Gramona 2002 as the best sparkling wine og the country. It was the first time this vintage had been tasted by a committee. The results confirm the continuity in the quality of Enoteca’s vintages
Enoteca Brut Nature among the best 3 wines in Spain. These awards recognize the finest and most outstanding wines. Its prestigious tasting group stated: ‘The Gramona family has built up years of research and development in the field of long-aged sparkling wines. (….) a wine that clearly and definitively demonstrates the highest quality in terms of sparkling wines.’
Gramona Celler Batlle 2000 chosen among the three best Spanish wines.
The Wall Street Journal
The Wall Street Journal placed Gramona III Lustros among the world’s best sparkling wines, declaring a paradigm shift for the world of the spanish sparklings.
‘It might have taken 130 years, but on this evidence the tasting of Gramona III Lustros- , it seems that some spanish producers of sparkling wines have finally earned a place on the top table of Sparkling wine.’
Will Lyons, wine journalist
The New York Times
Gramona, the before and after of the sparkling wines from Penedès.
Eric Asimov, chief wine writer (2010)
Guide of Vins de Catalunya
2020 Enoteca Gramona 2004 ranked as Best Traditional Blend. “Elegant, extraordinary”
2019 Gramona’s sparkling wines are among the best of the Guide for another year, after Enoteca 2002 was considered Best Sparkling Wine by the Vins de Catalunya Guide 2018. With this distinction, Enoteca consolidates its recognition in this guide. And it was already chosen Best Sparkling Wine of the year in 2015 and Best Wine of the Guide in 2013, among all categories.
Spanish Association of Wine Journalists and Writers.
The members of the AEPEV choose yearly the Best Spanish Wines and Spirits among more than 640 brands. 2019 – Gramona III Lustros Best Sparkling 2018 – Gramona III Lustros Best Sparkling and Marc de Gramona Best Spirits 2016 – Gramona III Lustros Best Sparkling 2015 – Gramona III Lustros Best Sparkling & Hotel Ritz Award Best Sparkling & Marc de Gramona Best Spirits 2014 – Gramona Imperial Best Sparkling and Marc de Gramona Best Spirits 2013 – Gramona III Lustros Best Sparkling 2010 – Gramona Imperial Best Sparkling
Berry Bros & Rudd
One of the oldest and most prestigious wine merchants in the UK (1698), the company has been the official supplier to the Royal Family since the time of George III.
‘Surprising. We have found a spanish sparkling wine that competes with the finest Champagnes.’
Top 50 most admired wine brands
Gramona was placed 26th in Drinks International magazine’s “Top 50 Most Admired Wine Brands 2016” ranking. It is the first time a traditional method sparkling wine has been included in this list. It is also a first for a sparkling wine from Penedès.
The world of Fine Wine
This publication is targeted at an international audience of demanding wine lovers.
Catalan nobility article. (…) “This article is for lovers and regular drinkers of Champagne, to tear off their blinkers and and discover what they have been missing: a Mediterranean sparkling – wine of equivalent nobility”
“(…) Gramona, the most successful winery in our tasting
Enoteca Gramona: Best Sparkling Wine from Spain in a blind tasting. 96 points
Bettane & Desseauve
2006 ‘Gramona, one of the 365 greatest wines in the world.’
leading French wine critic.
The journal of Italian wine
2017 “Celler Batlle obtains the Best Sparkling Award from a Certified Organic and Biodynamic Winery”
2014 ‘This icon of Spanish winemaking (…), paved the way, later followed by many other occupants of Penedés (…). With its elegance and character it can compete with the best champagne’. Gramona III Lustros named as the best sparkling wine made from a native grape variety.
Beppe Giuliano, journalist and owner of the magazine.
VINO Guía ABC
Since 2008 Gramona leads on the top of the spanish sparkling wines selection with Gramona III Lustros.
‘Pleasant nose. Total integration… Different from almost everything else. A splendid wine…’
Expansión – Fuera de serie
Sparkling from Penedès in the Olympus. Gramona caused a sensation when tasted alongside the most prestigious Champagnes.’
Gramona Imperial has proven its exceptional value for money yet again after being named the Best Sparkling Wine available in Holland.
The group of experts from Wine Life Magazine, one of the most influential in the country’s wine sector and headed up by Niek Beut, the Ambassador of Champagne in the Netherlands, named Imperial the best wine in a blind tasting of 200 different sparkling wines from around the world, rating it higher than some renowned champagnes.
Nariz de Oro Española
The Spanish national sommelier competition, a blind tasting with more than 200 participants, has recognised the quality of Gramona wines.
Considered best sparkling wine for 4 years.
2015 The most recognised wine magazine in the Netherlands named Gramona Celler Batlle as the best sparkling wine in a blind tasting at the “Competition of Spanish Wines”.
El Periódico – Gourmets
Los Impitoyables, a prestigious tasting group in Catalonia, rates the best sparkling wines from Penedès in a blind tasting. Celler Batlle and Imperial are leading the list.
Vinari Award for the Best Ecological Project 2020
Revista Wine & Spirits
2009 Top 100 Wineries of the Year.
For the third year Gramona has been invited to this festival of the world’s 100 best wineries.
Amongst the other sparkling wine producers involved are: Krug, Louis Roederer and Bollinger.
‘Cava in the Olympus -the greatest of cavas – Gramona caused a sensation when tasted alongside the most prestigious Champagnes.’
Spainsh renowned wine expert journalist of El Mundo.
2010 The American publication considered Gramona on the top ten Spanish wines.