The International Wine and Spirits Contest BLACK SEA REGION 2016 was held in Batumi (Georgia) on November 15-16, 2016 under the patronage of the International Organization of Vine and Wine (O.I.V.).
BLACK SEA REGION is the new name of the CHISINAU WINES & SPIRITS CONTEST, which has been organized for 25 years in Chisinau, Moldova.
BLACK SEA REGION is envisaged to take place in the countries of the Black Sea basin: Batumi, Chisinau, Odessa, Sochi, Yalta, Constanta, Baku and Varna. The homeland of wine – Georgia – was selected as the first country for the contest!
26 companies from Azerbaijan, Romania, Slovakia, Ukraine, Moldova, Hungary and Georgia presented a total of 118 wine samples in the contest.
We took part in the contest with the two wines, produced under the brand name NELKARISI. In particular, NELKARISI Saperavi 2013 was competing in the category “high quality vintage red wine” and NELKARISI Mtsvane 2015 - in the category “high quality vintage white wine”.
We have received 83.86 points for NELKARISI Mtsvane 2015 and 85.14 points and a SILVER MEDAL for NELKARISI Saperavi 2013