Kortavebis Marani "35 Varieties Of Grapes" Qvevri Natural Rose Wine 2019Regular price $33.00 Save $-33.00
Courtesy of the importer: Tamuna Bidzinashvili's story starts in 2014 when she planted 2.5ha in the village of Gremi. Gremi is located on the northern border of central Kakheti in the Alazani River Valley. Gremi is less then 12 miles from the Russian border. Tamuna's original planting included 35 different heirloom varieties, although her winery focuses on the main varieties of Saperavi, Kisi, Khikhvi ,Kakhuri Mtsvane, Kisi, and Rkatsiteli.
Since 2014, she has begin harvesting her own fruit. She has always farmed organically. Her cellar work is traditional employing qvevri aging, and no sulfur or additives are used. Her bottling "35 Varieties of Grapes" is her most well known bottling as it represents a traditional Georgian wine that also tells both Tamuna's own story in wine, but also harkens back to a time in Georgian wine before varietals were showcased.