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Croatian wines win 7 Gold medals at world’s largest wine competition – Decanter World Wine Awards

Winners from the 2019 World Decanter Awards revealed

ZAGREB, 28 May 2019 – Croatian wines have scooped up a number of gold medals at the 16th edition of the world’s largest wine competition. 

Croatian wineries have won 7 gold medals at the 2019 World Decanter Awards in London, with all the gold medal-winning wines scored over 95 points out of 100. 

More than 280 of the world’s top wine experts gathered in London to judge the 2019 Decanter World Wine Awards over the last two-weeks. Close to 17,000 wines were blind tasted by the judges with Croatia picking up 10 gold medals, 3 fewer than last year. 

Founded in 2004, the London-based competition now receives entries from nearly 50 countries worldwide and with now over 17,000 entries, it is the largest wine competition in the world.

2019 World Decanter Awards: Gold Medals – Croatia 

Damjanić Clemente 2016, Istria – 96 points

Fakin Malvazija Istarska 2018, Istria – 96 points

ATC Gran Teran 2015, Istria – 95 points

Rossi Malvazija Istarska 2018, Istria – 95 points

Anđelini Malvazija Istarska 2015, Istria – 95 points

Vina Laguna Festigia Malvazija Vižinada Riserva 2015, Istria – 95 points

Vron Bod Plavac 2012, Dalmatia – 95 points

The majority of the gold medal wines this year came from the Istria region of Croatia. One wine, the Vron Bod Plavac, came from Dalmatia. As well as the gold medals, a total of 55 Croatian wines won silver medals and 77 wines from Croatia win brozne medals at the awards. You can search the list of winners here.

Founded in 2004, the London-based competition now receives entries from nearly 50 countries worldwide and with now over 17,000 entries, it is the largest wine competition in the world.

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