Heritage Saperavi (Red)

WINERY

APPELLATION

Mukuzani

GRAPE VARIETIES

Saperavi

TASTING NOTES

Mature but still bright ruby blended with blue and brick hues. Black mulberry and sweet cherry enhanced with spicy oak and vanilla overtones. Palate is tasteful and exuberant bearing black mulberry, blackberry and cherry flavors. Rich velvety tannin sensation enhances the wine structure. Oak  maturation complemented with the balanced acidity and excellently expressed vinosity.

FOOD PAIRINGS

Perfect with main red meat dishes and mature cheese. Outstands with spicy stews and casseroles.

VINIFICATION

Grapes are de-stemmed and must is transferred for fermentation. Short pre-fermentation cold soak for a part of grapes. Natural fermentation under strict temperature control at about 22 – 24°C. 30 to 40 % free run juice. Malolactic fermentation. 60% of the blend matures in French, American and Caucasian oak barrels. Wine is bottle-aged before the release for minimum 5 to 6 months.

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