Rkatsiteli Qvevri Organic
A little something special: : A rare wine where the biodynamic way of farming meets ancient Qvevri technology.
Wine Type: Organic white dry Qvevri wine
Varietal composition: Rkatsiteli
Micro zone: Tibaani
Region: Imereti, Georgia
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: Georgian, Lebanese, Turkish, Iranian, and Indian cuisines
Best served at: 10°C – 14°C
Qvevri Generation Notes
Qvevri Generation refers to either 8000-year-old Qvevri wine-making technology that passed from generation to generation and is kept in our DNA.
The iconic endemic Georgian white grape variety of Rkatsiteli has exclusive importance in Qvevri Generation. Farmed organically, made without chemical, thermal and mechanical processing, with traditional Kakhetian Qvevri technology, that’s why you can discover tones of unique and distinctive aromas.
Rkatsiteli with quite intense and strong amber color, characterized by classic aromas of tea, Georgian spices, and dried fruits, especially tones of green apples, pine, and quince aromas with flavors of honey. The taste is pleasantly acidic and highlights strong tannins and high alcohol content. Contains sulfites.
Ages very well and have unique taste gradually year to year.
Rqatsiteli Qvevri Organic Character
The most widespread Georgian white grape is farmed with biodynamic methodology. Free from pesticides or other artificial substances to maintain its organic DNA composition on its full scale.
Rkatsiteli (რქაწითელი) is an endemic Georgian white grape variety. The name is translated as “red-stemmed” or “red-horned” and is centered at Eastern wine region of Kakheti. The Acidity level varies from 7 to 8 grams per liter and the sugar level reaches from 20 to 24% per liter. Harvested in September, it is the most popular and mass-produced grape variety because of its flexibility with other grape combinations it might be used for making large number of different Georgian wines: Tsinandali; Gurjaani; Kardenakhi; Kakheti; Kotekhi; Napareuli; Tibaani and Vazisubani.
|5 servings per bottle
|1 Glass (5 fl ounces)|
|Amount per serving calories||107|