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Schuchmann Mtsvane 2018

Not your typical old school white.
  • $50.00

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Primary Notes: Apple / Pear Peach Floral

Secondary Notes:

Tertiary Notes:

Body: Medium

Dryness: Dry

Acidity: Medium +

Tannin: Light

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Origin: Kakhetia,

Maker: Schuchmann

Grape: Mtsvane

Fermentation: Biodynamic Steel Only

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Serving Temperature: Best enjoyed between 10 -12 degrees

Asian Food Pairing: grilled fish, sio ba

Western Food Pairing: salad, grilled seafood

Description

Schuchmann Mtsvane 2018


Schuchmann Mtsvane (pronounced Ma-ts-vah-nay) fermented in steel. This is a spectacular modern style Mtsvane that shows pure varietal characteristics. Mtsvane means "green" in Georgian and it is known for its aromatic qualities. The modern version has a chardonnay-like quality to it, showing apple and pear on the nose with good intensity. The palate offers fruity notes melon, peach and fresh-cut flowers. It has a medium body and a long and crisp finish, with lingering notes of peach.




Made from 100% Mtsvane grapes, fermented in steel. Mtsvane is a grape varietal used to make Georgian wines. It was so named to refer to the yellowish-green colouring of the ripened berries and is often blended with Rkatsiteli to create fruity, aromatic wines. Apart from Georgia, the production and preparation of the wines of this grape variety are also carried out it Moldova as well as British Columbia in Canada.
In Kakheti close to Telavi at the foot of the great Caucasus one can find one of the oldest and best wine-growing regions in the world. Scientists believe that wine production in Georgia is more than 7.000 years old and that the grape varieties grown in Western Europe nowadays actually origin from Georgia and were taken from there by the Romans more than 2.000 years ago.
 



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