Shio Saperavi Reserve (Red)

WINERY

APPELLATION

Mukuzani

GRAPE VARIETIES

Saperavi

TASTING NOTES

Color opulent ruby. Bouquet of black mulberry, blackberry and cherry. Exuberant, yet velvety tannins well balanced with the entire structure. It has excellently expressed vinosity – quite a common phenomenon to wines from Georgian varieties.

FOOD PAIRINGS

Both red meat and game fried, grilled and stewed with spices. Excellent with mature cheese of  different styles.

VINIFICATION

Grapes are de-stemmed and must transferred into the fermentation tanks. Short pre-fermentation cold soak for a part of grapes. Natural fermentation under strict temperature control at about 22 – 24°C.  30 to 40 % pressings are free run juice. Malolactic fermentation. Blending and filtering prior to bottling. Wine is bottle-aged before the release for 6 to 9 months.

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