Decanter Magazine just released the results of its 2018 World Wine Awards competition. Once again, Decanter recognized several Armenian wines. Eight were awarded Medals and one received a Commended Award.
Top honors and a Silver Medal went to Voskevaz’s 2015 Karasi Collection Haghtanak – the first Haghtanak based wine to win a major award. Haghtanak (“Victory” in Armenian) is a unique Armenian grape variety developed during the Soviet period. When ripe it produces deeply colored juice with high sugar content.
Voskevaz also won 3 Bronze Medals and Armenia Wine Company won 4 Bronze Medals. Here are the full results:
|Commended||Armenia Wine||2016 Tariri Kangoun-Aligote-Chenin||White|
|Bronze||Armenia Wine||2016 Tariri Areni-Merlot-Cabernet||Red|
|Bronze||Armenia Wine||2016 Takar Areni||Red|
|Bronze||Armenia Wine||2015 Takar Areni-Saperavi Reserve||Red|
|Bronze||Armenia Wine||2016 Takar Kangoun||White|
|Bronze||Voskevaz||2017 Voskevaz Areni Rosé||Rosé|
|Bronze||Voskevaz||2017 Voskevaz Kakhet-Haghtanak||Red|
|Bronze||Voskevaz||2016 Voskevaz Nuraz||Red|
|Silver||Voskevaz||2015 Voskevaz Karasi Collection Haghtanak||Red|
To see Armenian wine results from prior World Wine Awards, click here.
For more on Decanter Magazine World Wine Awards, click here.