Otskhanuri Sapere Qvevri
A little something special – Strong and living legacy
Wine Type: Natural red dry Qvevri wine
Varietal composition: Otskhanuri Sapere
Region: Imereti, Georgia
Color: Dark ruby
Aroma:Herbe, black plum, pomegranate, sour cherry, berries
Flavor: Balances tannins, strong and pungent flavor
Aging: For optimum fruit flavor and aroma, drink it now within next three years.
Allergens: low level of sulfites
Food pairing: Beef, spicy meat mushrooms, grilled lamb, ribeye
Best served at: 16°C – 18°C
Qvevri Generation Notes
DNA refers to either 8000-year-old Qvevri wine-making technology that passed from generation to generation and is kept in our blood. The iconic endemic Georgian red grape variety of Otskhanuri Sapere has exclusive importance in the DNA edition.
The Qvevri technology ensures the intensity of flavors, tastes, and higher tannin concentration. Otskhanuri Sapere is considered to be west Georgia’s best variety of red grapes that gives wine genuine character and vivid color.
Well expressed distinct herbal and black fruits aromas. Scents with tones of black plum, wild berries, and ripe cherry. Balanced tannins, strong and pungent flavor, followed by pepper spice and a smoky long finish. Wine produces deep and intense aromas and tastes after aging.
Otskhanuri Sapere Qvevri Character
Otskhanuri Sapere is an endemic Georgian grape variety mostly spread in western Georgia centered in the region of Imereti. The name Otskhani (ოცხანი) comes from the village of the same region. The Acidity level varies from 9 to 10 grams per liter and the sugar level reaches from 20 to 23% per liter. Grape is used for producing high quality red wine, also for mixing with white wine grape varieties. The mixing can be done with many grapes, which means that Sapere has this special characteristic to perfectly blend in with other grape varieties and offer us a rich taste and color. After aging, wine produces deep intense aromas and tastes.
|5 servings per bottle
|1 Glass (5 fl ounces)|
|Amount per serving Calories||107|