ORIGIN: Armavir Region
GRAPE: a blend of Kangun 85% and Rkatsiteli 15%
HARVEST DATE: End September
CLIMATE: Continental climate. Vineyards are situated at an altitude of 1.000 meters above sea level.
VITICULTURAL FACTS: Average of 7 tons / hectare of grapes production.
WINEMAKING: Hand harvested. Grapes are destemmed and crushed. Soft pneumatic pressing with inert gas. 12 hours cold settling. About two weeks alcoholic fermentation with temperature between 14˚C to 16˚C in stainless steel tank. The fermentation is stopped, when the natural sugar of the fruit has not yet dissolved for a perfect balance of acidity and sweetness.
TASTING NOTES: Subtle aroma of quince and yellow fruits, clearly expresses some notes of acacia flowers, the month is nicely sweet and gourmand.
EXAMPLES OF SIDE DISHES: Ideal for fruit desserts and sweet salads.
IDEAL TEMPERATURE: Serve at 8°C
WINEMAKER: Laurent Dubreuil
CONSULTING WINEMAKER: Jean-Baptiste Soula