Telavi Wine Cellar Napareuli 2012
Napareuli is produced from saperavi grapes grown on the northern bank of the Alazani River, noted for its excellent location. It's a medium ruby red, with a bouquet of strawberry and spice and a subtle hint of vanilla oak. On the palate it has a smooth, mellow texture with plenty of berry fruit, liquorice notes, and subtle oak. Matches with grilled meat, game, or medium-aged cheese. Serve at 61–65 degrees F.
100% Saperavi. In the middle of Alazani Valley, lies Kakheti's largest and most important city, Telavi. Just outside the city is where Telavi Wine Cellar was founded in 1915. For nearly a century, Telavi has blended innovation with a sense of history, keeping faithful to the noble traditions of Kakhetian winemaking, while adapting to modern methods to produce wines that would please the most refined and discerning global palate. The wines of Telavi Wine Cellar embody the personality and diversity of Georgian viticulture and highlight the determination to present the best of the diverse local grape varieties and distinguished terroir. "To taste our wines is to discover the secrets of Georgian winemaking transmitted through the ages from father to son."