NINE OAKS ESTATE

Eniseli, Kakheti

Saperavi Qvevri Reserve

Kindzmarauli subzone

Saperavi

This wine expresses the rustic beauty of Kakheti, Georgia. Drink this inspiring wine while viewing images of Georgia's natural beauty online and you will be transported. This Reserve, aged in Qvevri, softens this powerful grape with time. The aromatics are dark and elegant with dried red and violet flowers. The fruits are lush with plum, currant, and dried raspberry. The minerality is textured with a finish of length and resonance.

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The Saperavi grape is one of Georgia's most important natural products. A unique grape with dark flesh and captivating power. The Kakheti region is also the most important wine growing region in Georgia. The Qvevri Reserve represents the best of the best with one 4000 Liter Qvevri chosen after fermentation to remain in Qvevri for 1 full year. This wine captures the true spirit of terroir and the ancient history of winemaking.

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Kisi Qvevri Reserve

Kindzmarauli subzone

Kisi

The evolution continues at the Nine Oaks Estate and we are excited to share with you this small production, reserve wine. There are not many wines made with 100% Kisi. This is a special example aged one year in the clay Qvevri. The minerality of the Kisi grape shines through with beeswax, lemon balm, and honeycomb. The fruit flavors are dense with fresh and dried fruits. The palate is grippy with a deep finish of exotic spice and dry honey.

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Traditional Georgian wine is made in a very particular fashion. Many aspects of this style have become popular throughout the world. Aging wines in clay, amphora, called Qvevri in Georgian, is now happening here in the U.S. and in most other wine countries. Making skin-contact wines with white grapes is often times referred to as "amber wine" or "orange wine". It started here in Georgia. The Reserve is aged one year in Qvevri.

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