Qvevri Saperavi (Vintage 2017) - produced using “Qvevri method.” A Qvevri is a uniquely Georgian creation, a large subterranean clay jar, in which wines are fermented and matured on both skins and stems. This gives Qvevri wines a dimension of flavour and aroma not found in other wines.
Country of Origin: Georgia
Wine Region: Tibaani, Kakheti
Volume: 750 ml
Seal: Natural cork
Grape variety: Saperavi (100%)
Colour: Ruby red
Fermentation: The wine is produced using the traditional Georgian “Qvevri Method”. Grape juice and skins are fully fermented and macerated for 5 months in Qvevri (clay vessel buried into the ground) that gives the wine deep and full tannin taste and structure.
Tasting Notes: Pure expression of the Saperavi varietal, with aromas of blackburry, cherries, mocha and spice. Juicy tannins and well-balanced acidity complement perfectly with ripe fruit flavours. Dense frame with nice lengthy finish
Food pairing: Beef steak, lamb, hamburgers.
Serving temperature: 10-14°C.