Saperavi 2013
Shalauri Cellars
Georgia Kakheti
90 POINTS Wine Enthusiast 2013
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About Wine
A spectacular young vibrant and Powerful Saperavi was Shalauri Cellar's inaugural vintage and boy did they nail it. This wine has an edginess and depth that is unique to excellent Saperavi wines. This artisanal wine is produced by the traditional Qvevri Method -- an 8,000 year old uniquely Georgian that utilizes a huge clay jar, Qvevri, buried underneath the ground to allow wine fermentation and aging in an even, naturally cool condition.
Wine Making & Technical Details
Grapes: 100% Saperavi
Fermentation: Qvevri
Yeast: Wild/Airborne
Sulfites: Low
Unfiltered Natural Wine
Tasting Notes
A bouquet of dried fruit and earthiness with a wash of lush red fruits and berries, followed by spice, each notes and gripping tannin. Decant or drink over a few days.
Food Pairing
• Grilled lamb
• Beef Stew
Points of Distinction
• Powerful
• Young and Racy
• Aging Potential
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