Mtsvane - 2019 - Gela Patalishvili
A complex nose of honey, almond skin, and an abundance of flowers... A surprising palate – a dry, unctuous wine, with a lovely volume. You can now travel from home through your glass!
- 75 cl
- Original features
- Caucasus Georgia
- Degree of alcohol
- 12 %
- To drink from
- 2021 to 2025
100% Mstvane, a traditional white Georgian grape varietal from organically grown vines planted on a parcel situated in the commune of Tibaani, in the region of Kakhetie, in eastern Georgie. This is a white wine, so quite unusual for the country, (almost) direct pressing and then the juice is vinified and macerated 5 months in traditional Georgian amphorae (amphorae made of clay, lined with bees wax and completely buried in the middle of the estate). Neither fined, nor filtered, zero sulfur added.
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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