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Pheasant's Tears Chinuri 2019

Pheasant's Tears Chinuri

2019
Kartli (Georgia)

A single varietal Chinuri originating from vines planted at an altitude of 500 metres in the village...

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£23.70

/ 0.75 L btl

Pheasant's Tears Chinuri 2019

Type

Wine White

Origin

Grapes

Producer

Alcohol content i

12.0%

Bottle size and vintage

0.75 L - 2019

Review

A single varietal Chinuri originating from vines planted at an altitude of 500 metres in the village of Mukhrani. Fermented with native yeasts in qvevri buried in the ground and aged in the same container for 9 months.

A light and fresh white, with a delicate nose adorned with flowers, apples and grass, and a vibrant palate with flavours of fruit that's rather acidic, reminiscent of passion fruit and lime.

Food pairing

White fish / Salads / Aperitifs

Recommendations

  • Optimum serving temperature:Between 8ºC and 10ºC

Pheasant's Tears

Pheasant's Tears

Despite the fact that the people of Georgia were among the first humans to make wine, in present times their wines rarely cross national borders and those of neighbouring countries such as Russia. Georgia possesses an enviable wine-producing heritage, with points to note including the 35 authorised varieties (the majority being indigenous) and the use of ancestral winemaking techniques such as ageing the wine in qvevri, earthenware vessels sealed with beeswax and buried be...

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