Askaneli Alazani Valley Red 2019

Askaneli Alazani Valley Red 2019


Red Wine

Semi-Sweet Wine

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The warmth of the rays of the autumn sun is especially felt in the wine.

This dark ruby wine is especially attractive for its delicate aromas and warm aromas of blackberry and black pepper combined with medium sweetness, full body, soft tannins and moderate acidity.

Pairs well with:

Chocolate fondant, cherry cake and apple tart

About this product

  • Askaneli

    The name “Askaneli” is associated with the small, magical village of Askana, located in the beautiful region of Guria, where the old cellar, built by their ancestor – Antimoz Chkhaidze still stands. Antimoz and his whole family was in love with vine and the divine fluid obtained from the grapes. They made their wine according to the old Georgian method, indigenously in clay vessels - called Qvevri. All members of the family were involved in this activity, especially the grandchildren who hosted guests with clay Jugs and little terracotta cups. Antimoz Chkhaidze's cellar and several pitchers dating back to 1880 are still preserved in the village of Askana.

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  • Kakheti Region

    In the eastern part of Georgia, nestled in the foothills of the Caucasus, lies the Kakheti region; a particularly dry area of Georgia with dark-coloured red-ish iron rich soil where location and climatic conditions play an essential role in the terroir. Vineyards are cultivated at an altitude of 250-800 meters above sea level, with either humid subtropical or continental climates dominating local microclimates. The combination of dry air from the Caspian Sea coupled with moist air masses drifting in from the Black Sea and cool downdrafts sliding off the mountains creates a unique oenological landscape like no other.

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  • Saperavi

    Saperavi is a noble red grape variety from Georgia. It is the flagship red grape and has red juice as well as red skins and it makes wines that are inky, often fully opaque. It’s a grape of incredible character, balancing refreshing acidity  with astonishing energetic force in the mouth. Saperavi is dark ruby wine that is endowed with a noble balance of black- berry, black pepper and sour cherry aromas.

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Askaneli Alazani Valley Red 2019

Product Details

This medium sweet red Georgian wine is made from the legendary Saperavi grape variety harvested in the vineyards of Kakheti from the Alazani Valley. It is rightly considered a classic wine among moderately sweet dessert wines and is very popular among the lovers of sweet wines. The quality of the Alazani Valley from Askaneli is emphasized by the lush warm aromas in the wine.


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