Wines of 46 Parallel are the winners of the “Odessa Wine & Spirits Awards” Competition
The results of the All-Ukrainian tasting competition Odessa Wine & Spirit Awards were announced on May 21 in Odessa. According to the results of blind tastings, the jury recognized the best and awarded prizes:
- Grand Admiral Merlot – gold medal
- Grand Admiral Merlot Cabernet Sauvignon – gold medal
- El Capitan Pinot Gris – silver medal
- El Capitan Pinot Noir – silver medal
The tasting commission, consisting of professional sommelier and wine experts, tasted 304 samples of sparkling, still, dessert and fortified wines, as well as – strong drinks from Ukrainian producers. According to the conclusions of the tasting commission, the average score for each sample was calculated and awards were given. According to the standards of the OIV (International Organization of Vine and Wine) medals in the tasting competition can receive no more than 30% of the total number of samples. This year, the “bronze” was not awarded in the competition, given the amount of “gold” and “silver”: medals were awarded only to those who, according to the number of points scored, were included in the ranking within the first 30%.