An interesting wine from the country of Georgia made from 100% Saperavi grapes.  It is aged for three years in French oak barrels.  Purple in color, ruby at the rim, flat and mostly opaque.  The nose is nice with black cherries, some black raspberries, baking spices and slight char.  Medium to full bodied.  On the palate, there is some residual sugar left here leaving a light sweetness.  It seems to work well though giving some lift and energy.  The sweetness is minimal but present.  Flavors of black cherries, slight cassis and a bit of a cough syrup note.  It drinks easy with a nice finish.  This seems about at peak and should be drunk in the next five to seven years.  It drinks nicely on its own but would work with food that take advantage of the slight sweetness.  Khachapuri (Georgian Cheese Bread) or really most hard cheeses and bread would work well.  

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