Rkatsiteli - 2019 - Gela Patalishvili
On notes of honey, almond skin, chocolate orangette, hyper floral nose... Surprising palate, dry and tannic wine, perfect with white meat in sauce or with cheese. One quickly gets used to the tannins to find a real pleasure... Surprising wine.
- 75 cl
- Original features
- Caucasus Georgia
- Degree of alcohol
- 12 %
- To drink from
- 2021 to 2025
100% Rkatsiteli from vines that have never known chemistry and planted on a small plot in Bakurtsikhe, in the Kakhetia region, eastern Georgia. Traditional vinification for the country, surprising for us: the grapes are vinified and macerated in whole bunches for 5 months in qvevris, these traditional Georgian amphorae (wait... clay amphorae, lined with beeswax and completely buried in the middle of the vines). Not fined, not filtered, no sulfur.
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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