Van Ardi Areni Reserve 2015
Alc: 13.5% | Type/Varietal: Areni - Red
Its fragrance is rich with wild fruits, authentic spices, and earthy notes. It has a full, all-encompassing body and balanced structure. Ripe, silky tannins give a lingering and smooth finish.
91 pts - Wine Enthusiast, Editor's Choice "Aromas of raspberry and rose petal offer a glimpse of flavors to come, including cherry, raspberry, violet, smoke and sage. A soft entry becomes incrementally fuller on the palate as grippy tannins make their presence known and then slowly recede into a finish noted for lasting brightness and cranberry flavor."
Van Ardi Estate Red 2015
Alc: 13% | Type/Varietal: - Red Blend
(40% Areni, 35% Kakhet, 25% Haghtanak) The wine begins with a vivid ruby hue, accompanied by notes of various fruity and floral aromas, transforming into lush coffee and chocolate aromas. A richly structured, classy palate that yields a smooth elegant and lingering finish. A wine born to be aged.
90 pts - Wine Enthusiast, Best Buy "This blend of three indigenous grapes from Armenia is deep garnet in color, with aromas of raspberry, blueberry and violet. It is pleasantly tart on the palate, offering flavors of cherry, cranberry, chocolate and pencil lead. Very smooth in the mouth, it has a finish that leaves a lasting hint of smokiness."
Van Ardi Rosé 2016
Alc: 12.5% | Type/Varietal: - Rosé
(40% Kakhet, 30% Areni, 30% Syrah) Smooth and lush to start. It has a touch of sweetness contrasted harmoniously with crisp minerality. Notes of red berries and dried fruits give it fresh, fruity aromatics of strawberry and peach, while maintaining a cool and well-structured experience.
Van Ardi Syrah Reserve 2015
Alc: 14.5% | Type/Varietal: Syrah - Red
The wine’s deep purple tone is eye-catching, leaving a strong first impression. Its aromas are of wild fruits, berries, and cocoa. Combined with similarly distinctive flavors, the wine has a velvety finish and excellent longevity. Aged 12 months in French and Armenian oak barrels.
90 pts - Wine Enthusiast "Dark ruby in the glass, this wine proffers aromas of black cherry and milk chocolate. It fills the mouth with integrated flavors of cherry, cranberry, green bell pepper and smoke that are encased in a network of silky tannins, culminating in a lingering cherry finish."
Van Ardi White 2016
Alc: 12.5% | Type/Varietal: - White Blend
(70% Kangun, 30% Rkatsiteli) The wine’s translucency encompasses elegant textures, defined flavors, and a well-balanced structure. The grape’s maturation on the estate’s sunblessed hills helps the wine capture the essence of the variety, distinct aromas of banana and other tropical fruits. The palate has crisp minerality.