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Grape Varieties - Saperavi

Saperavi

This is clearly an ancient variety, since there are numerous clones in existence. This is the grape of Georgia, in the language of which country its name translates as "dye". 

Signature Style

Signature Style

Deeply coloured wines of strong tannic and acidic structure. Can be very age-worthy.

Famous Examples

Famous Examples

None

Principle Regions

Principle Regions

Georgia and, to a lesser extent, Ukraine, Republic of Moldova, Armenia and Bulgaria

Synonyms

Synonyms

Meskheti; Meshkuri.

Wines of a similar style
2016 Lacrima di Morro d'Alba
On Sale
Wine Variety: Tear-shaped berries perhaps gave this variety its name, since…
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2016 Lacrima di Morro d'Alba

Grape Variety
Grape Variety:
Lacrima
  Style
Style:
Red - medium-bodied
Country
Country:
Italy
  Alcohol Content
Alcohol Content:
13%
Region
Region:
Le Marche
  Bottle Size
Bottle Size:
75cl
Producer
Producer:
Cantina Zaccagnini
  Serving Temperature
Serving Temperature:
15°C
Appellation
Appellation:
Lacrima di Morro d'Alba
  Drink By Date
Drink By:
2019
Colour
Colour:
Still Red
  Food
Food:
  • Asian/Spicy
  • Cheese
  • Duck
  • Lamb
  • Pork
  • Vegetables
 
2017 Nero d'Avola Vitese
On Sale
Wine Variety: By some distance, Nero D'Avola is Sicily's most widely plante…
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2017 Nero d'Avola Vitese

Grape Variety
Grape Variety:
Nero d'Avola
  Style
Style:
Red - full-bodied
Country
Country:
Italy
  Alcohol Content
Alcohol Content:
14%
Region
Region:
Sicily
  Bottle Size
Bottle Size:
75cl
Producer
Producer:
Colomba Bianca
  Serving Temperature
Serving Temperature:
16°C
Appellation
Appellation:
not specified
  Drink By Date
Drink By:
2019
Colour
Colour:
Still Red
  Food
Food:
  • Asian/Spicy
  • BBQ
  • Beef
  • Casseroles and Stews
  • Lamb
  • Pasta
  • Vegetables
 

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