Grape Variety: Saperavi 100%

Region: Kakheti, Georgia

Vintage: 2016

Production: 9,500 bottles

ABV: 13.0%


Produced from old vines from high altitude vineyards (600 – 800m above sea level)


Gentle pressing of destemmed and crushed grapes in qvevri

Fermentation (with 100% of skin), without temperature control, with daily pigeage

and and extended (2-3 weeks) maceration in qvevris at 16-25 °C . Following the completion of fermentation, qvevris are hermetically closed for 6 month. After taking wine from Qvevri it rests before bottling.


Aging: 6 months in qvevri followed by further aging in bottle for 5 years before release


Tasting Notes: Complex perfume of black berry, plum, black olives. Dry, Full bodied, moderately tannic, complex


Pairing: Grilled meat, charcuterie and cheese, stews

Potential for aging: at least 8-10 years

Use a large wine glass, serve at 16-18 degrees, decanting is recommended.

Mildiani Qvevri Bouquet Saperavi 2016 Kakheti, Georgia