Voskeat is an old Armenian white grape variety with a long history of cultivation. It is widely planted in Armenia and is mostly used for the production of fortified sweet wines.

Colour, Aromas and Taste Profile

Voskeat grapes have a light yellow hue and display a combination of exotic and fruity aromas. They have a refreshing acidity and a light, mineral-driven taste. On the palate, Voskeat wines tend to be medium to full bodied and have a crisp, citrusy finish.

Fresh Voskeat grapes on the vine

Regional Features & Food Pairings

Voskeat is primarily grown in Armenia, where it is the country's most popular autochthonous planted white grape variety. Voskeat is a mid to late ripening variety which is known to be very productive. The grapes can obtain high sugar levels and tend to be harvested when they reach full ripeness. The grapes can be vinified in a variety of ways, including still, sparkling and fortified wines. Voskeat wines vary depending on the climate and winemaking techniques used. In Armenia, the dry wines tend to be medium to full bodied and refreshing, with intense floral and mineral aromas. The fortifed wines usually display aromas such as dried figs, raisins and nuts. Voskeat wines pair well with a variety of dishes, including seafood, poultry and vegetarian dishes. The wine's refreshing acidity and mineral notes make it an ideal match for light dishes. The wines also pair well with cheeses, particularly with varieties such as goat and sheep's milk cheeses.

Foods to pair with Voskeat:

Light meat
Fun Fact about Voskeat
Voskehat is Armenian and translates into “golden berry.

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