£23.70/ 0.75 L btl
Pheasant's Tears Tsolikauri 2019
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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.
Roast chicken / Cheeses with herbs / Sashimi
- Optimum serving temperature:Between 8ºC and 10ºC
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...