Cradle of Wine 'Gogi's Wine' 2013, Kakheti, Georgia

Kakheti, Georgia

75% Rkatsiteli, 20% Mtsvane & 5% Chinuri 

This is a traditional eastern Georgian amber wine. The juice was left on the skins and lees for a period of six months while in the traditional qvevri (clay amphora) vessels. The wine attains a deep amber hue due to the extended skin contact. The bouquet is quite fresh with notes of apricot and persimmon with chamomile and even a bit of turmeric on the nose. The palate is rich and broad with some exceptional mouthfeel due to skin contact. Pairings for this wine can include carrots and apricot pilaf, peking duck, squab, fried chicken, yams, sweet potatoes, cauliflower, chicken tagine, al pastor tacos, anything with persimmon, anything with apricots, turmeric, ginger. -Winemaker's Notes