The Texas Legato Winery earned five medals during the 31st annual Lone Star International Wine Competition on June 2-3 in Grapevine. The Lampasas-based winery is family-owned and operated in Lampasas.
Bill Bledsoe, the winery’s winemaker, produces smooth, fruit forward wines from Merlot, Malbec and Petite Sirah grapes and fruit purchased from other Texas vineyards. Legato first planted grapes in 2002 and opened the winery in 2007.
The following wines earned medals at the competition.
Texas Legato, NV GCP, Mirtillo, Texas Fruit Wine and Other Than Grape Wine, a Gold (made from East Texas Blueberries).
Texas Legato 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon won a silver.
Texas Legato 2010 Malbec won a silver.
Texas Legato 2011 Malbec won a bronze.
Texas Legato 2012 Tempranillo won a bronze.
Texas Legato 2011 Family Reunion won a bronze.
More information is at www.texaslegatowinery.net.