Wines of Kuban producers won medals at the International tasting contest in London

September 23, 2020 / Announcements and results of actions

The prominent global experts evaluated blindly 16 518 wines during the month of August.

Following the results of XVII Contest Decanter the following medals were awarded: 50 Best in Show, 178 platinum, 537 gold, 5234 silver and 7508 bronze medals.

The highest score – 96 out of 100 possible – gained Fanagorian wine «100 shades of red. Saperavi» harvest of the year 2016. 95 scores – «Chardonnay Abrau-Dyurso» of the year 2018. 

These are the highest scores among 35 Russian award-winning wines from 5 producers.

Kuban wines are annually recognized at international contests. Last year at foreign tasting contests in London, Hong-Kong, Vienna, Berlin, Brussels and other cities, winemakers of the region won 85 medals, including 9 gold medals.

The demand for winery products of the region abroad is constantly growing. Over the last five years the export volumes of wine and champagne increased 4.2 times – from 84 thousand decalitres in 2015 up to 357 thousand decalitres in 2019. 

Press-Service of the Administration of Krasnodar region