Monday, June 19, 2017

Georgia wins gold and silver at Citadelles Du Vin in Bordeaux

19.06.2017 (Hvino News). The Citadelles du Vin wine contest was held on June 10-12 in Bourg (near Bordeaux, France). For the 17th time, wine professionals from all over the world came together to determine the best wine producers during the three-day tasting. The winners were solemnly announced on June 17, 2017, during the Vinexpo Bordeaux exhibition.

This year Georgia won 2 gold and 2 silver awards, as well as "Georgia Special Prize":

Gold and Georgia Special Prize:
- Khareba Aged wine 2012, by Winery Khareba

- Makashvili Wine Cellar Cabernet 2015, by Vaziani Company

- Kindzmarauli 2013, by  Kakheti Wine Cellar
- Chacha 1, by Shumi

"For us to get highest appraisal on Cabernet made in qvevri, and especially in Cabernet's homeland - in France - is great success," - said Natia Metreveli, CEO of Vaziani Company, - "I have been invited and attended the award ceremony in Bordeaux, as we were also nominated for Wine Trophy. I am happy that a Georgian company got this special prize".

The Citadelles du Vin competition is held under the auspices of OIV (International Organization of Vine and Wine). It is a prestigious wine competition organized during the Vinexpo exhibition. Every year some 40 top level tasters from all over the world meet in Bourg for three days to elect the best wines out of 800 samples coming from about 30 countries. The contest has now attained a significant level of samples and international recognition (70% of foreign wines), making The Citadelles du Vin one of the key competitions of the world.

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