2018 Decanter Magazine World Wine Awards

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.