At a recent tasting of Georgian wine, this was the consensus Wine of the Night.  Interesting to tasted a wine at age 7 like this as it was fresh and vibrant.   It is 100% Mtsvane grapes made in Kakheti, Georgia.  The wine is fermented in Kvevri (Amphorae) where it is allowed to macerate for six months.  Golden with some copper hues in color, clear and bright.  The nose is big and enticing with honey, golden raisins, cantaloupe, and slight floral notes.  Medium bodied.  Strong acidity.  Firm tannins.  On the palate, there are lots of apples, some apple cider, slight nuttiness and pineapple.  A long finish.  Vibrant.  Complex.  Also, tasty.  This drinks nicely on its own but better with food.  Badrijani Nigvzit, roasted eggplant (badrijan) strips, served flat and topped with walnut paste would work well as would fried chicken.  No sign of age, just a guess but seem like this will go another ten years.  

Grade: 
A
Score: 
93
Vintage: 
2015
Current Price: 
$22.00USD

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