The second label of the Orgo Winery. This is a blend of 50% Rkatsiteli and 50% Mtsvane grapes from the country of Georgia. The wine is made in Kvevri (Amphorae) but only stays for about a month during which it ferments on the skins with the stems and pips. The result is an "Amber" or "orange" wine. Very interesting. Deep golden in color, clear and bright. The nose is very nice but its hard to come up with terminology to describe. There is a floral quality with a perfumed fragrance note. Perhaps some cantaloupe. Medium bodied although viscous at 13% abv. Medium tannins. On the palate, this is tart with a slight bitter note (but in a good way). Notes of golden raisins and almonds. Strong acidity. Long finish. This is enjoyable on its own, but works better with food. While Khinkali (Georgian Dumplings) would work, so would soft cheeses and bread. Drink over the next few years.
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