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Saperavi (Defect Label)

  • Producer: Casreli
  • Winemaker: Misha Dolidze, Vazha Kasrelishvili
  • Place of Origin: Kakheti, Vachnadziani
  • Appellation: PDO “Mukuzani”
  • Style&Type: Dry Red wine
  • Grape varieties: Saperavi
  • Body: Full
  • ABV: 14 %
  • Vintage: 2019
  • Drinking window: 2020-2028
  • Closure Type: Cork
  • Total production: 2000 bottles

Vineyard Information

Location: Kakheti, Vachnadziani, micro-zone upper “Shaloant Akhoebi” 

Altitude: 450 meters

Soil: clay/silty

Year the vines were planted: 2018 

Yield/ha: 6 tones/ha

Agricultural method: Organic

Winemaking process

Harvest date: First half of September (8th-12th September 2019)

Harvest method: hand-harvested and then destemmed

Type of Yeasts used: ambient

Fermentation vessel: Qvevri 

Fermentation temperature: ambient

Malolactic fermentation: yes

Maturation Vessel: Qvevri

Maturation period: 3 weeks

Skin contact duration: 3 weeks without stems

Fining method: gravity

Filtration method: None