Otskhanuri Sapere 2014 (Red)

APPELLATION

Krakhuna

GRAPE VARIETIES

Otskhanuri Sapere

TASTING NOTES

Otskhanuri Sapere is considered one of Georgia's oldest grape varieties and grows mostly in the Racha­Lechkhumi and Imereti wine districts in Western Georgia. Its name is related to the village of Otskhana. It means “Otskhana’s colorful.” Otskhanuri Sapere wines have an intense ruby color and firmly structured and tannic, with high acidity. The wines age well, peaking after 10­-15 years, but can be cellared for an additional 20-­30 years.

FOOD PAIRINGS

Roasted or grilled lamb marinated in a bit of the wine.

VINIFICATION

Fermented on the skins in qvevri without added yeast and then aged for 9 months before being bottled unfiltered

EXPORT CONTACT

Amiran Vepkhvadze's Wine Cellar
Village Kldeeti, Zestafoni Municipality, Region Imereti, Georgia
+995 591 64 3654
vefxvadzea@mail.ru

U.S. IMPORTER

Black Lamb Imports
Stetson Robbins
Tel: (562) 556-2600
E:stetson@blacklambwine.com
Available: NY, CA