Red Georgian Valentine

Red Georgian Valentine

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Red Georgian Valentine means Cupid drinks only Saperavi

Mildiani Bouquet Qvevri Saperavi 2016

Saperavi is Georgia’s hero grape variety. One of only a handful of grapes worldwide with highly-pigmented red flesh as well as skins, the name translates as ‘to dye’. Georgian traditional method – qvevri has been used in crafting this wine. The grapes were hand harvested from old vines in the region of Kakheti with fermentation and aging on skins taken place for six months in qvevri buried in the ground in cellars. The result is a powerful Saperavi with deep ruby colour, ripe dark cherries and cranberries, dark plums, jammy prunes and raisins, hints of figs, walnuts, coffee, dark chocolate and a wide range of spices, gamy.

Havlabari Cellars Mukuzani 2018

Mukuzani is a Protected Designation of Origin in Kakheti region made from Georgian most famous indigenous grape variety Saperavi often referred to as a hero grape. One of only a handful of grapes worldwide with highly pigmented red flesh as well as skins, the name translates as ‘to dye’. Mukuzani has an incredible character, outstanding refreshing acidity with intense chocolate, cherry, blackberry and slightly gamy aromas. Texturally it is firm, yet pillowy with soft silky tannins – a combination with real potential.

Mildiani Saperavi Unfiltered Limited Edition 2016

This is an outstanding very limited edition unfiltered Saperavi not to dissimilar to a Northern Rhone Syrah. Black berries, cherries, with deep ruby, purple tinges, with aromas of earthy, black berries, cherries, plums, on palate you taste dry, medium to full body, noticeable tannins. In overall a very wild, fruity and edgy likely to have sediments. Have it with grilled or roast lamb, game in particular pigeon, charcuterie