2021 Vazisubani Estate Rkatsiteli Kakheti, Georgian Republic
Moderate Amber with intense dried fruit overtones, fried nuts and honey. Body is rich of tannins and offers mildly intense aftertaste.
Serve with seafood, poultry, cheese, BBQ meats. It is a versatile pairing as it serves as middle ground between light reds and robust whites.
REGION/ PDO: PDO VAZISUBANI OF KAKHETI REGION, GEORGIA.
VINEYARD: - Altitude of 1500 feet, Right Bank of Alazani River.
- Soil: Sandy clay with carbonate bedrock at 450-550 MAMSL
WINE MAKER: Lado Uzunashvili
PRODUCTION: 30,000 bottles
VITI/ VINIFICATION Ø Estate grown
Ø Picking early morning
Ø Partial destemming, no crushing
Ø Natural wild fermentation
Ø Color is moderate Amber.
Ø Intense dried fruit overtones, fried nuts and honey.
Ø Body of rich tannins and harmonious and mildly intense
Ø Minimal sulfur only at bottling
Ø Malolactic: natural partial.
Ø Maceration: full skin contact 6 months.
Ø Aging: 5-6 months prior to release
Ø Serve at 8-10° C (46-50°F)
FOOD PAIRING: - Excellent with meat, game, mature cheeses