The wine appears a shimmering straw yellow, with subtle greenish highlights. On the nose, scents of hawthorn blossom duet with more decisive notes of citron and citrus , and with well-ripened tropical fruit, while aromas of blueberry and green tea are evident on the finish. The palate is immediately alluring, with an acidity that fashions a cleanly-delineated structure and gives the wine its superb crispness; the acidity, a hint of iodine, and a vein of earthy mineral are all beautifully enveloped by a velvety texture that renders the wine exceptionally well-balanced and pleasurable.
Qvevri Pride In Post-Soviet Georgia
“During Soviet times, when qvevri wines were not resected or allowed, we lost much of our acquired wisdom about qvevri,” said historian and oenologist Giorgi Barisashvili explained. “Bad habits were formed because quantity mattered more than quality.” He
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Last week, we gathered a crowd of patrons, wine geeks and sommeliers to experiment the kinky pleasure of orange wine and raw fish pairing at an omakase dinner. The night was intense - the pairing of 12 dishes for six wine (from three different countries)