Teliani Valley Tsinandali White 2017
The blend is named for the village where the grapes are cultivated, which is located within Kakheti along the Alazani river. Crisp, floral, yet balanced with flavors of apricot and apple. Goes especially well with salmon and variety of seafood.
JSC Teliani Valley was founded in 1997 on the basis of “Teliani Winery of Vintage Wines”, which was built in 19th century in Tsinandali, in the neighborhood of Teliani’s vineyards. Tsinandali, due to peculiarities of its soil and microclimate, has always been the center of Georgian viticulture. Here in 1886-1887, at the place of the old wine cellar and winery of Prince Alexander Chavchavadze, a two-storey, 150 thousand-bucket winery was built by the decree of the Russian Emperor’s brother Michael Romanov. In 1891 Mossano, French winemaker from Bordeaux was invited to this cellar.