WINES

Maraneli Wine Cellar

Mukuzani

Made from 100% Saperavi grapes, cultivated on Mukuzani vineyards on the fertile north bank of the Alazani River and not harvested until the beginning of October. This wine is aged in new French oak barrels for two years adding a hint of spice that gives the masterpiece its depth. Mukuzani boasts a rich palette of ripe berries, black currant and plums mellowing down to a lingering wash of luscious blackberry flavors and a spicy oak depth that ranks this magnificent dry wine right up there with the best classic reds. 

Appellation: Kakheti

ABV 13%

Vintage 2014

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Tsinandali

Tsinandali is a dry white wine, made with 80% Rkatsiteli and 20% Mtsvane grapes, grown in the Tsinandali micro-viticulture area of the Kakheti region of Georgia. It has been cold-fermented in stainless steel tanks to mailtain the variety of this characteristics. It is well-integrated, creating an overall balance and moderate length in finish. The wine is a light-straw color and has a pronounced floral aroma. Hints of quince, backed apple and citrus notes prevail in its taste. The wine has moderate acidity and is recommended to pair with fish, poultry and cheeses.

Appellation: Kakheti

ABV 13%

Vintage 2014

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Natural &

Qvevri Wines

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Maraneli Wine Cellar

Tsinandali

Tsinandali is a dry white wine, made with 80% Rkatsiteli and 20% Mtsvane grapes, grown in the Tsinandali micro-viticulture area of the Kakheti region of Georgia. It has been cold-fermented in stainless steel tanks to maintain the variety of this characteristics. It is well-integrated, creating an overall balance and moderate length in finish. The wine is a light-straw color and has a pronounced floral aroma. Hints of quince, backed apple and citrus notes prevail in its taste. The wine has moderate acidity and is recommended to pair with fish, poultry and cheeses.

Appellation: Kakheti

ABV 13%

Vintage 2014

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Tsitelauri

Saperavi

International Wine Award Gold Medal winner. Made from 100% Saperavi grapes from the Kakheti region with Georgian traditional Qvevri winemaking method. The wine is dark, inky purple in color with cherry and black plum notes and characterized by its soft tannins and long finish. Our wine is filtered naturally in Qvevri allowing it to preserve its varietal qualities.

Appellation: Kakheti

ABV 14.3%

Vintage 2018

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Juso's Wine

Saperavi Budeshuri

International Qvevri Wine Competition and International Wine Award Silver Medal winner. Juso's Saperavi Budeshuri is a natural wine made from 60% Saperavi and 40% Budeshuri. Grown in the village of Arkhiloskalo in the Kakheti region using traditional Qvevri method. Characterized by it's bold tannins, this full-bodied inky-colored wine has aromas of wild berry and cherry. It is ideally paired with steak dinners, mushroom dishes, roasted vegetables and cheese.

Appellation: Kakheti

ABV 12.4%

Vintage 2018

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Peradze Winery

Saperavi

Made from 100% Saperavi grapes, harvested in the village of Khashmi in Kakheti region. This wine is aged in french oak barrels for 12 month. Underlined by touches of ripe cherry and blackcurrant. It's balanced acidity and tannins are complemented with a long, velvety finish.

Appellation: Kakheti

ABV 12.8%

Vintage 2017

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Gvardzelashvili's Marani

Jgia

Medium-bodied dry red wine of rare Kakhetian grape Jgia. Nose of red cherries, violets and cedar. Elegant black and red fruits with floral characteristics on the palate. Bright acidity to pair nicely with many dishes. Giorgi Ghvardzelashvili farms organically, and intervenes as little as possible in the field. He uses only native yeast fermentation, without fining or filtering nor adds any sulfur to his wines.

Appellation: Kakheti

ABV 13.5%

Vintage 2019

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Nasrashvili Family Winery

Tavkveri

International Qvevri Wine Competition Sliver Medal winner. This wine is produced from Tavkveri grapes harvested in the village of Okami, in the Kartli region. Fermented for six month in full contact with grape skin in Qvevri. Wine is characterized by medium purple color and black fruits flavors. Best paired with pork, beans and grilled vegetables. 

Appellation: Kartli

ABV 11.6%

Vintage 2018

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Achinebuli

Mtsvane

Traditional Kakhetian white wine is made from 85% Mtsvane, 5% Kisi, 5% Khikhvi, and 5% Rkatsiteli grapes. These grapes were harvested from 25 year old vineyards in the village of Eniseli in Kvareli viticulture zone in 2017. Grapes were fermented in Qvevri with seed and skin contact. Wine was aged in Qvevri for 6 month and then in stainless steel tank for 12 month. The wine is dark golden in color with rich varietal aromas of dried fruits, especially quince. Rich in Phenolic components. Wine is well balanced with lasting aromas and finish.

Appellation: Kakheti

ABV 13.5%

Vintage 2017

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Qvevri Wine Cellar

Kisi

International Wine Award Gold Medal winner. This wine is made from the ancient grape variety Kisi. Grapes were fermented with skin contact in Qvevri for 6 month and has an amber color. Wine has aromas and palate of dried stone fruits with a harmonious, soft and long elegant finish.  Amber wines are excellent for food pairings.

Appellation: Kakheti

ABV 13%

Vintage 2017

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Peradze Winery

Chinuri

Chinuri is one of the rare indigenous grape varietals of Geogia. Hand harvested in the village of Mukhrani in the Kartli region. After fermentation the wine remained with its natural yeast sediment 'sur lie' in oak barrel for 6 month. With hints of floral and herbal aromas followed by tastes of pear with light creamy tones and a long smooth finish.  

Appellation: Kakheti

ABV 13.1%

Vintage 2019

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