International Tasting Test Competition Grape brande Independent Tasting Competition
International Tasting Test Competition Grape brande Independent Tasting Competition

On September 17, 2021 in the Transcarpathian region, Khust, the Grape brandy Independent Tasting Competition and the Competition-rating "Crown Peregona 20/21 - Distillation Crow 20/21 - Aged Distillare (only grapes)" were held. The format of the competition was held in a public discussion of samples and an open presentation of each product. All types of strong grape drinks aged for at least a year in the classic format (oak barrels) were evaluated.

The jury was formed from different countries (professional and consumer). The first consisted of industry specialists, experts, professional tasters and manufacturers (laureates of previous competitions - holders of at least three gold awards). The jury was the basis for awarding the highest award of the Competition - DUBLE GOLD.

Based on the results of the vote count, the laureate was provided with an official extract from the protocol of the Tasting Commission and a digital sticker / medal model with the subsequent right to use it at his own discretion.

The company "GALICIA DISTRIBUTORS" took part with 3 samples, which received awards, namely:

1) Ordinary grape brandy "Prikarpatky No. 3" - GOLD

Results of the tasting commission:

Pure golden color with glitter on the "mirror" (9.75 points from 10)

Complex aroma with fruity and subtle woody nuances (18 points from 20)

On the palate there is a balance of spices and oak notes. Aftertaste with well-defined energy (91 points from 100)

2) cognac of Ukraine three stars ("rest in a barrel") - GOLD

Results of the tasting commission:

An extremely interesting combination of ripe fruit notes and old wood in both aroma and taste. Ideally assimilated alcohol, dotted - spices and mild sweetness in the finish. For color 9.8 points from 10, aroma -19 points from 20, taste - 91 points from 100.

3) cognac of Ukraine "Renuage 5 stars" - DUBLE GOLD

Results of the tasting commission:

An exceptionally soft yet surprisingly complex specimen with extraordinary characteristics. Against the background of enveloping fruity tones, complex woody derivatives - soft tannins, vanilla shades, mainly confectionery spices. But, at the same time, it is not at all overloaded with caramel. The finale is an interesting combination of various shades of exotic fruits and old oak.

For color 9.85 points from 10, aroma -19 points from 20, taste - 93 points from 100.

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