Armenian wines presented in the portfolio of the “New Wine Company” won 6 gold and 6 silver medals at the international degustation contest Mundus Vini (Germany). In total winemakers of Armenia took home 23 high awards of prestigious international competition.
The leader in terms of the number of gold awards was the Van Ardi family winery from the Aragatsotn region. The three wines of 2015 harvest performed by Varuzhan Muradyan were highly appreciated by the judges: Van Ardi Areni, Kakhet, Haghtanak, Van Ardi Areni Reserve, Van Ardi Syrah Reserve.
“Gold” also received the Karas Winemakers Selection Blend of the 2013 harvest created by Michel Rolland; Areni from the farm of Old Bridge Armen Khalatyan and Voskehat Karasi Collection winemaker Alexei Sapsai from the winery Voskevaz.
Silver medals of the jury were the white and red blends of the year 2015 brand Karas, white wine and red from the project Koor reserve version of the brand of Khndoghni (Sireni) winery Kataro, as well as wine from the “karas” series of the winery Voskevaz from Haghtanak.
The wines of the Triniti Canyon, ArmAs, Armenia Wine projects also received high appriciation.
In total, 6,200 wines from 44 countries were represented at the competition, which were evaluated by a large jury of 200 experts.
The Mundus Vini competition is one of the most important winemaking competitions in the world and takes place in Germany, preceded by the largest exhibition in Europe by the number of exhibited countries – Prowein (Dusseldorf).
In the final press release of the contest, Armenia was named one of the countries that impressed the organizers with the growth of the quality level of the wines.