Wine "Voskeni" Red Dry, 2014
Reviews of purchase "Voskeni" Red Dry, 2014
The wine is ruby color.
The wine has a bright, rich, unforgettable taste with notes of ripe black grapes, cherry pits and berries.
The aroma of wine is dominated by shades of red garden berries and cherries.
The wine is recommended to serve with red meat, desserts and fruits.
Dry red wine "Voskeni" Red Dry is made from indigenous grape varieties of the Armenian: Areni, Kakheti and rare Hndohni. Winery Voskeni dedicated to preserving rare varieties and c together the Embassy of Switzerland in the Republic of Armenia and in collaboration with the International Development Programme under the auspices of the UN has developed a movement to help farmers who grow autochthonous grape varieties. Grapes for wine "Voskeni" is grown at an altitude of 1000 meters above sea level, in the Ararat Valley, at the foot of Mount Ararat. Extract of red wine with proceeds for 9 months in Italian oak barrels.
Vintage 2014 won the first place as a result of a blind tasting at the competition "Aperitivo Yerevan, 2015". Also the wine was presented at the international competitions "EnoExpo, 2015" in Krakow and "Wine Professionals, 2016" in Amsterdam.
The history of the family winery "Voskeni" began in the 20s of XX century. The company's founder - Smbat Mateossyan - before the start of the First World War left the United States, where he became a successful entrepreneur, but then he returned to his home in Armenia, where he founded the vineyards near the village of Sardarapat, Armavir region. The very first wine Smbat, released under the name "Voskeni" enjoyed success, but unfortunately, the master was arrested, and his work has stopped for many years. Only in 2008 the heirs Mateossyana bought the family vineyards and winery restored. Today, the project run by grandchildren Smbat, producing excellent wines "Voskeni" labels which shows their great-grandfather.
On the vineyard farm "Voskeni", which occupies 22 hectares, is grown only autochthonous grape varieties: rare white varieties Voskehat Dmak and Haran, and the main red variety autochthonous Armenian - Areni Noir. Grape varieties of rare Hndohni for the manufacture of its red blend winery buys in Nagorno-Karabakh. Age of vines in the vineyard ranges from two to sixty years. The main oenologist of the winery is Arman Manukian, received special education in Montpellier, France, and to "Voskeni" worked as a chief specialist alcohols YBC and winemaker of the brand "Karas". In his work, he harmoniously combines the ancient wine-making traditions and modern knowledge.