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