Saperavi Akhoebi 2013
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Georgia Kakheti
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About Wine
A singularly unique Saperavi from Soliko Tsaishvili's biodynamically farmed Akhoebi vineyards. Soliko Tsaishvili started making wine as a hobby 30 years ago. He now farms 13.5 acres in Kakheti under biodynamics, some vineyards reaching 50 years old. Everything is does by hand by Soliko and his family. He destems the grapes and then presses into the traditional Georgian clay winemaking vessel called Qvevri. After a spontaneous fermentation, the wine remains in the qvevri for about six months.
Wine Making & Technical Details
Grapes: 100% Saperavi
Vineyards: Akhoebi, Bio-dynamically Farmed
Fermentation: Qvevri
Maceration: 6 months
Yeast: Wild/Airborne
Sulfites: Only Naturally Occurring
Filtration: Unfiltered
Tasting Notes
A thick black wine, rich in brambling black fruits. Intense fruit and tannin, with a long layered finish. A one of a kind powerful Saperavi.
Food Pairing
• Raw Red Meat
• Charcuterie
Points of Distinction
• Natural Wine
• Qvevri Wine
• Thick and Powerful
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