Georgia in pictures

18th September, 2017 by Natalie Wang

Saperavi, a thick-skinned and deeply-coloured grape variety, is the quintessential quality variety in Georgia, grown throughout Kakhati region. The grape is harvested in mid September till October, and is considered more frost-resistant than some Western European varieties. Unlike many red varieties, even the juice from Saperavi is purple-tinged, giving Saperavi wines an intensely pigmented colour. The grape produces dry wines as well as semi-sweet and dessert wines. 

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