The crown jewel of the Saperavi variety. Mukuzani micro-zone is known to grow the most premium and distinct Saperavi grapes. Extremely harmonious and well balanced wine is made from Saperavi hand-picked from vineyards located in Mukuzani appellation. It boasts a distinctive character with intense tannins and pleasant flavors of sweet earth, blackberries, black gooseberries, smoke and subtle hints of minerals. The wine, aged in oak for 12 months, has a long and satisfying finish and great aging potential. Enjoy it with a char grilled rump steak
Country of Origin: Georgia Wine Region: Kakheti, Georgia. Producer: Tbilvino
Type: Dry Vintage: 2013 Volume: 750 ml Seal: Natural cork
Grape variety: Saperavi Colour: Dark cherry colour Fermentation: 100% of the wine goes to French oak barrels for 12 months to create a complex palate of oak, tannins, fruit and vanilla.
Cellaring: Saperavi can cellar for many years (up to 25 years). While aging it undergoes amazing structural changes - tannins become rounder and fuller, colour becomes near chalk black.
Tasting Notes: The wine has clear tones of smoke, blackberry, black currant and is characterized with long-lingering aftertaste
Food pairing: It matches well with various meats.
Awards: IWSC, London 2014- Bronze, 2008 – Bronze, 2007 – Bronze; IWC, London 2014 – Bronze; Decanter, London 2014 – Commended, 2010 – Bronze, 2007– Bronze; Decanter Asia Wine Awards 2012, Hong Kong – Commended China Wine Awards, Hong-Kong 2011 – Silver