Dugladze Saperavi Muscat

£15.10

Grape: Saperavi & Muscat

Country: Georgia

Region: Kakheti

Body: Medium

Abv: 14%

Size: 75cl

Description

As the wine that was the inspiration for Turton Wines' founding, Georgian wine continues to have unrivalled breadth. Widely acknowledged as the origin of wine as we know it, Georgia began production over 8,000 years ago and has sites of ancient winemaking with protected status from UNESCO. Famed for their ancient Qvevri winemaking method and the ability to not only produce superb red, white and orange dry wines, but superb and quintessentially Georgian semi-sweet wines of all types.

For this wine Dugladze combine the native Saperavi and aromatic Muscat grape varieties from the Kakheti region. This unoaked, unique blend produces an aromatic, semi-sweet wine with an ultra-smooth finish.  Ruby in appearance with a nose of rose and wild flowers, the smooth palate shows pleasant tartness before a sweet finish. Try with fruit platters and desserts. 

Dugladze Wine Co was founded in 2004 and prides itself on combining traditional Georgian traditions, novelties and loyalty to the family business. They have vineyards across three wine regions: Kakheti overlooking the Alazani River in the Caucus foothills, and Imereti and Kartli nearer to the Black Sea.

Many Georgian wines source grapes from small family vineyards, so ingrained in culture that they are a strong part of family heritage. There are several wine regions that hold 18 Specific Viticultural Areas held in high regard, with careful monitoring and low yields. The ancient Qvevri method is still in wide use. Qvevri are large clay pots, buried underground to their necks for perfect fermentation and ageing temperature, often with skins and stems for full concentration. This method is a key part of orange wine production.

Wine Notes

Sub Type: Red
Grape: Saperavi & Muscat
Country: Georgia
Region: Kakheti
Tasting Notes:

An aromatic wine with an ultra-smooth finish. Ruby in appearance with a nose of rose and wild flowers, the smooth palate shows pleasant tartness before a sweet finish.

Appearance: Ruby
Body: Medium
Sweetness: Medium Sweet
Blending: Blended
Oaking: Unoaked
ABV: 14%
Vintage: 2020
World Type: Old World
Closure: Cork
Wine Size: 75cl
Suitable: N/A
Food Match: Desserts
Producer: Dugladze Wine Co
SKU DUGLADZESAPMUSCAT

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