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Pheasant's Tears Tsolikauri 2019

Pheasant's Tears Tsolikauri

2019
Imereti (Georgia)

The Pheasant's Tears Tsolikauri is a single varietal originating from the alluvial soils of the Bagh...

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£23.70

/ 0.75 L btl

Pheasant's Tears Tsolikauri 2019

Type

Wine White

Origin

Grapes

Producer

Alcohol content i

11.5%

Bottle size and vintage

0.75 L - 2019

Review

The Pheasant's Tears Tsolikauri is a single varietal originating from the alluvial soils of the Baghdadti hills. The immediately pressed grapes ferment in qvevri with native yeasts and the resultant wine ages in the same container for nine months.

Made with light skin contact, it exhibits a delicate nose of citrus fruits, grass, beeswax and honeysuckle. On the palate it's fresh and slightly bitter, with the odd hint of tea leaves and a warm finish.

Food pairing

Roast chicken / Cheeses with herbs / Sashimi

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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