Danakharuli Goruli Mtsvane - 2021 - Gela Patalishvili
An off-the-beaten-track juice, a highly fragrant, complex rosé with hints of walnut, peony, grapefruit and fresh cherry. Deep mouthfeel, fine tannins, beautiful substance... Few references, opening this bottle is a one-way ticket to Georgia!
- 75 cl
- Original features
- Caucasus Georgia
- Degree of alcohol
- 13 %
- To drink from
- 2023 to 2026
A hybrid cuvée, a blend of red with the Danakharuli grape and white with the Goruli Mtsvane grape, giving us a wine on the borderline between blouge, orange and rosé, although it is classified as a rosé by the estate. Hand-harvested from vines that have never been treated with any chemicals, the whole clusters are macerated and then matured in qvevris, the traditional Georgian amphorae buried in the ground. Bottled on the estate without fining or filtration, without added sulfites.
Gela Patalishvili is a winegrower and farmer in the Kakheti region of eastern Georgia near the Azeri border. His partner, John Wurdeman, is an American painter based in Georgia since 1998 who is as passionate about Georgia’s polyphonic music and culture as he is about its wine. Their friendship and shared love for wine led them to create Pheasant's Tears in 2007. Gela is a true man of the...All wines
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