Teliani Valley Glekhuri Kisi Qvevri [Amber Wine] - Boutinot
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Teliani Valley Glekhuri Kisi Qvevri [Amber Wine] 2019

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Teliani Valley

Who knew Brotherhood of Man were so far ahaead of their time when they won the 1976 Eurovision Song Contest with "Save Your Kisis for Me"?

Meet the producer

Teliani is an old winery dating back to the 1800s and they have survived the various incursions into Georgia from their...

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Production

The wine is made from the traditional Kisi grape grown in the villages of Akhmeta district in south west Kakheti. 100% Kisi grapes are grown in clay and stone soils, whole bunches are fermented in underground qvevri for 6 months, lending the wine it’s amber colour, distinctive flavour and mildly tannic structure.

Tasting notes

Kisi is a native Georgian grape with sweet spice notes and great acidity, perfect for maintaining freshness. Fermentation in Qvevries adds great complexity and texture. Don't chill it, you'll just bring the tannins forward at the expense of the lovely flavours - serve cool, not cold!

Food match

Works well with light poultry dishes, charcuterie and salads. Serve cool, not cold.

Awards

2020 Vintage

IWSC 2021

Silver

2019 Vintage

Decanter World Wine Awards 2021

Silver

IWC 2021

Silver

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