Saperavi 2012
Georgia Khashmi
90 POINTS Wine Enthusiast 2012
90 POINTS Wine & Spirits Magazine 2012
91 POINTS Wine & Spirits Magazine 2010
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About Wine
The Jakeli brothers source their Sapervai from the endemic Khashmi region, a small village in the foothills of the Tsiv Gombori mountain range. They dry farm their vines organically (certified by Caukacert since 2009), and keep sulfur use to a minimum.
Wine Making & Technical Details
Grapes: 100% Saperavi
Vineyards: Khashmi, Organically Farmed
Fermentation: Stainless Steel
Yeast: Wild/Airborne
Sulfites: Low 35 mg/L
Filtration: Unfiltered
Bottles: 5,500 produced
Tasting Notes
From Dave McIntyre at the Washington Post "Rich and intense, this smoky, beefy red benefits from decanting several hours in advance of dinner – and it’s pretty darn good the day after opening, too, when it takes on a silky texture. Jakeli shows saperavi’s potential as a top-tier wine."
Food Pairing
• Grilled Steak
• Seared Lamb
Points of Distinction
• Natural Wine
• Powerful
• Spicy
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