Vachnadziani Winery Krakhuna

The grapes are grown in the Imereti region in western-central Georgia, where the climate is humid, with hot summers and mild, warm winters. The vineyard is situated at an altitude of 220 metres above sea level, where the vines are trained according to the Vertical Shoot Position (VSP) method and are Double Guyot pruned. The soils are humic-calcareous. The vineyard is planted on slightly inclined slopes, terraces and plains, all of which are orientated towards the north-west and the west. Cover grass is planted between the vines to reduce weeds; the soil is mulched and treated with organic mineral fertilisers. Krakhuna (pronounced Crack-OO-na) is indigenous to Imereti in western Georgia; it translates as ‘crisp’ in Imeretian dialect. Cold maceration took place over four hours to extract the delicate aromatics, followed by fermentation in stainless steel tanks at controlled temperatures of 16°C, lasting two weeks. The wine was rested on its fine lees for 10 days, imparting texture and complexity. TastingNote Delicate scents of lemon and banana lead to a clear and fresh palate with crisp flavours and an uplifting finish.

Product Number: 1
Wine Producer: Vachnadziani Winery
Vintage: 2021
Region / Appellation: Imereti
Country: Georgia
Wine Colour: White
Wine Style: Still
RRP Bottle Price (£): 15
Is this wine new to the UK?: No