Like crisp, really dry, fresh white wines?
There’s no need to be daunted by the complexities of Georgia’s varieties. We know it can seem a little daunting because the names and pronunciations are so different than familiar European varieties. So, we want to make it easy for you to explore exciting new Georgian varieties based on what you already like to drink.
So, if you can’t resist a deliciously dry glass of Muscadet, a crisp Pinot Grigio or Trebbiano, or even an unoaked Chardonnay like Chablis, then we have some fantastic suggestions for you.
Super-fresh Tsitka is so dry and refreshing it’s often used to make sparkling wine which makes great use of it’s naturally high acidity levels. It’s deliciously fruity and really mouthwatering. You can find out more about it here.
You may know Rkatsiteli as a skin-fermented Qvevri-made white, but it’s also fantastic when made in tanks and unoaked to preserve the really fresh fruity flavours. You can find out more about it here.
Unoaked Tsinandali PDO wines
Tsinandali PDO wines are made by blending Rkatsiteli and Mstvane Kakhuri – and are lovely and fresh when made in the European style in a tank instead of qvevri. You can find out more about Tsinandali PDO here.