The crown jewel of the Saperavi variety. Mukuzani micro-zone is known to grow the most premium and distinctive Saperavi grapes. Extremely harmonious and well balanced Saperavi hand-picked from vineyards located in Mukuzani appellation. Big, lush and concentrated with red and black fruits at its core, it boasts a distinctive character with intense tannins and pleasant flavors of sweet earth, blackberries, black gooseberries, smoke and subtle hints of minerals, with dark chocolate, tobacco and leather leading into a long finish. Aged in oak for 15 months, has tremendous aging potential. Enjoy it with a char grilled rump steak
Country of Origin: Georgia
Wine Region: Kakheti, Georgia.
Volume: 750 ml
Seal: Natural cork
Grape variety: Saperavi
Colour: Dark cherry colour
Fermentation: 100% of the wine goes to French oak barrels for 15 months to create a complex palate of oak, tannins, fruit and vanilla.
Cellaring: Saperavi can cellar for many years (up to 25/30 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: Enjoy it with a char grilled rump steak
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