Shavkapito - 2019 - Gela Patalishvili
A wild nose, with notes of black fruits, violets, earthy notes... On the palate: a juicy and digestable wine, structuredby young tanins. With these wines, we have no known references for the flavours we encounter, they transport us to another world!
- 75 cl
- Original features
- Caucasus Georgia
- Degree of alcohol
- 13 %
- To drink from
- 2021 to 2025
100% Shavkapito, a Georgian grape variety that used to be popular but which almost disappeared during the collectivisation. Produced from vineyards in the region of Kartli in central Georgia, near the Armenian border. This organic wine is the fruit of a 3-month vinification and maturation in traditional Georgian amphorae (amphorae made of clay, lined with bees wax and completely buried in the middle of the estate). Certain vines on the estate date back to 1850.
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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