Okro’s -2016 Tsolikouri

Okro’s -2016 Tsolikouri

Variety
Tsolikouri
Region
Sighnaghi, Georgia
Volume
750ml

This is Tsolikouri, from old vines that have never been touched by chemicals. Harvested by hand, of course,with very low yields. Natural and unusual vinification for a white grape variety in Georgia: the bunches are directly pressed, no skin maceration. Then, it goes to be aged in qvevri, buried underneath the ground. Fleshy golden apple, white almonds, grapefruit and black tea...deeply refreshing. Long and strong on the palate. If you are intrigued about the world of Georgian wines but not ...Read More...

This is Tsolikouri, from old vines that have never been touched by chemicals. Harvested by hand, of course,with very low yields. Natural and unusual vinification for a white grape variety in Georgia: the bunches are directly pressed, no skin maceration. Then, it goes to be aged in qvevri, buried underneath the ground. Fleshy golden apple, white almonds, grapefruit and black tea...deeply refreshing. Long and strong on the palate. If you are intrigued about the world of Georgian wines but not sure where to start, here’s a tip - drink this one. Founded in 2004, which for Georgia, is not so old given it is one of the most ancient wine growing regions in the world. Okro’s Wines focuses on producing natural wine from regional Eastern Georgian grape varieties. All Okro’s wines are made with traditional Georgian techniques, and grapes are harvested organically with no chemical additives. Rkatsiteli, Mtsvane, Saperavi, Budeshuri, Tsolikouri, and Tavkveri. 

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