The winery adds one silver and four bronze medals to its collection
The wines of Villa Yambol won five new medals, one silver and four bronze from the Decanter wine competition. The silver went to Kabile Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc 2021, which scored 90. The bronze medals were for Kabile Mavrud and Cabernet Sauvignon 2017, Kabile Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon 2017, Kabile Merlot Reserve 2015 and Vineyards Selection from the Tonevo micro area, a blend of Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot 2016.
At this year’s edition of Decanter, contestants sent in a record number of wine samples – 18,244 wines from 54 countries. For two weeks, 250 internationally acclaimed experts, including 41 Masters of Wine and 13 Master Sommeliers, recognized as Best of Show some 50 wines and gave out 165 platinum, 676 gold, 5,900 silver and in excess of 8,000 bronze medals. Overall, Bulgarian wineries won 53 medals only one of which was gold. The results from the competition confirmed the exceptional level of performance of South American wine makers. Argentina, for example, tripled its haul, taking home 41 prizes as opposed to 14 a year ago. What is more, four of its wines got Best-of-Show distinction. Interestingly, Argentina also performs very well in the price-to-quality arena as three of its highest rated wines come at prices of under BGP 15. Chilean wine makers won 21 gold medals, six platinum and two Best-of-Show distinctions. In this category, French wines still dominate with a total of 10 out of 50 such distinctions.Back to News