Saperavi 2018
Orgo

Saperavi 2018
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An extraordinary discovery from Georgia, where they have been making wine like this for 8,000 years. Orgo, one of the country's best producers, use old vine Saperavi grapes to make a full-bodied yet elegant red, aged in buried clay containers.

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Saperavi 2018
Orgo Winery

OrgoMeet the Maker

Temur Dakishvili and his father, Gogi (one of the most famous winemakers in Georgia) make their wine the old way. They work with some of the few remaining old vineyards in Georgia (most were ripped up under Soviet rule) and only indigenous Georgian grape varieties. They use wild yeasts and…

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  • Startlingly inky black colour; full-bodied with luscious strawberry fruit; savoury elegance and fine tannins.
  • Comes from one of the very few old vineyards in Georgia - Saperavi vines planted eighty years ago.
  • Made the traditional Georgian way, buried underground in large clay jars called Qvevri to ferment and age.
  • Delicious to drink on release, but will improve with age for at least five years.
  • Drink this with a rich hearty stew.

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Product Code
17OSA18
Wine Type
Wine, Classic, Red
Bottle Size
75cl
Origin
Georgia
Producer
Orgo
Vintage
2018
Grape Varieties
Saperavi
Other Vintages
2019