Khareba, Monastery Qvevri Mtsvane, Gurjaani, Kakheti, Georgia, 2013
Monastery Qvevri Mtsvane
Regional Trophy: Central & Eastern European White Regional Trophy
Multi-layered and bursting with extravagant elements, the nose introduces rhapsodic tones of dried orange peel, savoury mushroom and honeyed, toasty notes. Beeswax spreads over the palate, with complex tannin tension leading to a powerful, sustaining pull to the finish. Complex and focused, with wonderful depth and direction.