Saperavi 2015
Georgia Kakheti
90 POINTS Wine Enthusiast 2014
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About Wine
The 2015 Orgo Saperavi represents the power of Saperavi balanced with finesse. This wine is made from 80 year old vines. The wine is fermented and aged in Qvevri (Large clay jars). Temuri Dakishvili sources the grapes from Kurdgelauri and Tsinandali villages in the Telavi district, on the right bank of the Alazani River. 2015 is Orgo's fourth vintage and it's style given the great whether is a fun contrast from the previous vintage which was a bit lighter and fresh. Approximately 10,000 bottles of the 2015 Saperavi were produce. It is a one of a kind powerful old vine Saperavi.
Wine Making & Technical Details
Grapes: 100% Saperavi
Fermentation: Qvevri
Aging: Qvevri and stabilization in stainless steel
Yeast: Wild/Airborne
Sulfites: Low - Very small amounts added prior to bottling
Unfiltered Natural Wine
Tasting Notes
From Wine Enthusiast "Aromas of black currant and cherry set the stage for flavors of cassis, leather, juniper berry and dark chocolate. There is a nice balance of fruit and deeper savory notes, and velvety tannins make way for a splash of cherry on the lingering finish. - MD"
Food Pairing
• Lamb Chops
• Beef Stew
Points of Distinction
• Old Vine Saperavi
• Natural Qvevri Wine
• Elegant
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