Biovinea Saperavi (EN)

€ 19,00

This is a delicious biodynamic wine made from the Saperavi grape. It is fairly strong and spicy wine with a spicy aroma.

Grape Saperavi

Vintage 2017

Origin East Georgië, Kakheti, Telavi district

Vineyard Ruispiri Oost Georgië, "Irricultge" LTD

Harvest details The grape is picked by hand, at night. According to the vintner has the night harvesting several positive effects on the wine. Due to the lower temperature at night the aromas of the grapes are not lost. The absence of UV light ensures that the grapes do not oxidize,  this makes the taste of the wine more intense.

Productie methode Georgian Kakhetic Qvevri technique. In this traditional technique, the wine ferments and ages in a large earthenware vessel, the Qvevri, which is entirely buried in soil. The pressed grapes go with stalks, seeds and skin in the Qvevri. The fermentation process takes about 2 weeks, during which the wine is stirred manually three times a day. Afterwards, the wine will remain in the Qvevri after which it will be moved to oak barrels for further aging . The wine is not filtered.

Taste Serve the wine at a temperature of 16-18ºC.

Store in a cool place of 5-20ºC with an average humidity of max. 85%.

Alcohol 13 % vol