Glekhuri - 2019

Grape Variety : Rkatsiteli  
Caract. : Orange wine  
Price : 28.90$
SAQ Code :  
Inventaire : Batch Specialty  
Format : 750 mL 
Degree of Alcohol : 13% 
Bottles/Crate : 12 

Tasting :

Traditional amber wine from Kakheti, according to the Qvevri (amphora) method. You will immediately recognize the initial flavours - Georgian spices, dried flowers, toast. Renowned for its pleasant and delicate tannins and sweet notes of coated nuts in the finish. Has great aging potential.

Wine Pairing :

Perfect accompaniment to a good Khashlama (Armenian lamb stew) as well as fried chicken or fried fish.

Winemaking :

  • Variety : Rkatsiteli 100%
  • Type of Soil: Clay, silt
  • Age of vines : 20 years
  • Yield of the vines : 5-7 tonnes/ha
  • Irrigation : None
  • Harvest : Manual
  • Fermentation : Fermentation in Qvevri for 7 days. Malolactic fermentation 7-10 days. Slight micro-oxygenation.
  • Maturation : In Qvevri for 6 months on the skin. Filtered naturally with the skin, lightly filtered before bottling. Preserved 4 to 6 months in the bottle before the release into the market.
  • Type of yeast : Indigenous
  • Fining :Filtered
  • cellar : 30 years
  • Decanting : No

See the Press Review


Vintage 2018

  • Decanter 2020 : Best in Show 97 pts.

Vintage 2017

  • International Wine Challenge 2019 : Silver Medal

Vintage 2016

  • International Wine and Spirit 2018 : Silver Medal
  • Decanter 2018 : Silver Medal

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