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Georgian tribes know how to grow vine, make wine and have the suitable vessels. Herodotus, C 4th B.C.

Mosaic from an antique city of Dzalisa (II BC – IV AD) The image of Dionysus in the vicinity of Mukhrani Estates is a proof of ancient winemaking as an art of oldest and continuous traditions

Among discoveries of cultural vine-growing and wine-making, the materials obtained in Georgia belong to the earliest period. According to this information, the Georgian name gvino spread to the whole of Europe and the World from Georgia and was established in a lot of languages in the same or a changed form: vino, vin, wein, wine‌ Hugh Johnson, in History of Wine.


GORULI MTSVANE 2009 V i n e y a r d s & G r a p e P i c k i n g : 100% of Chateau Mukhrani Estate Vineyards. The vines are treated only manually. Crop size is controlled by pruning as well as by “green operations”. Vineyards are just adjacent to the winery. During the harvest, the lead time from grape picking to reception and crushing at the winery lays within 7 to12 minutes. Y i e l d : max 8 tons/ha, equivalent to 50 to 55 HL/ha. M e t h o d o f H a r v e s t : Hand picking to ensure grape highest quality. V i n i f i c a t i o n : Reception into vibrating reception bins with extremely gentle grape travelling capabilities to the destemmer. Destemming of grapes and immediate chilling of must at about +5 to 6°C while transferring for dejuicing or skin maceration under strict inert gas ambient. Dejuicing followed by juice settling under temperature control. Prevention of oxidation while settling the juice to maximize varietal aroma expression. Decantation of clarified juice and its transfer for fermentation.Wild fermentation at 14 to 15°C.Elevage by means of «sur lie» with strict T-control.Style balance.Preparation for bottling.Bottling under the highest standards protecting the wine from all possibilities for quality hazard. Color slight green to Bright straw. Bouquet rich with white and yellow plum fruits blended with citrus. Palate of intensive soft fruity front with live & refreshing acidity. Modest, but intriguing mid palate. Excellently expressed vinosity, common to Georgian wines, brings all the characteristics to their maximum. Goruli Mtsvane is Georgia’s endemic and unique white variety which has proven itself through the centuries and has been giving refreshing and memorable wines. This wine best enjoyed with poultry and fish. It is charming with vegetable salads. It is also excellent as an aperitif. Best enjoyed at about 80C Alcohol: 12%


RKATSITELI 2009 V i n e y a r d s & G r a p e P i c k i n g : 100% of Chateau Mukhrani Estate Vineyards. The vines are treated only manually. Crop size is controlled by pruning as well as by “green operations”. Vineyards are just adjacent to the winery. During the harvest, the lead time from grape picking to reception and crushing at the winery lays within 7 to12 minutes. Y i e l d : max 10 tons/ha, equivalent to 65 to 70 HL/ha. M e t h o d o f H a r v e s t : Hand picking to ensure grape highest quality. V i n i f i c a t i o n : Reception into vibrating reception bins with extremely gentle grape travelling capabilities to the destemmer. Destemming of grapes and immediate chilling of must at about +5 to 6°C while transferring for dejuicing under strict inert gas ambient. Dejuicing followed by juice settling under temperature control. Prevention of oxidation while settling the juice to maximize varietal aroma expression. Decantation of clarified juice and its transfer for fermentation. Fermentation at 13 to 14°C using only selected yeast species. Elevage by means of «sur lie» with strict T-control.Style balance.Preparation for bottling.Bottling under the highest standards protecting the wine from all possibilities for quality hazard. Color of average straw with green tinge. Bouquet of Golden Plums and white Mulberry elegantly blended with backing tropical overtones. Lively fresh taste, impressive Mulberry and Citrus fruit with refreshing acidity. Soft and plentiful body. Excellently expressed vinosity. Rkatsiteli is Georgia’s endemic and unique white variety which has proven itself through the centuries and has been giving refreshing and memorable wines. This wine best enjoyed with poultry and fish. It is also charming with vegetable salads. Best enjoyed at about 6 to 80C. Alcohol: 12%


CHARDONNAY 2009 V i n e y a r d s & G r a p e P i c k i n g : 100% of Chateau Mukhrani Estate Vineyards. The vines are treated only manually. Crop size is controlled by pruning as well as by “green operations”. Vineyards are just adjacent to the winery. During the harvest, the lead time from grape picking to reception and crushing at the winery lays within 7 to12 minutes. Y i e l d : max 10 tons/ha, equivalent to 65 to 70 HL/ha. M e t h o d o f H a r v e s t : Hand picking to ensure grape highest quality. V i n i f i c a t i o n : Reception into vibrating reception bins with extremely gentle grape travelling capabilities to the destemmer. Destemming of grapes and immediate chilling of must at about +5 to 6°C while transferring for dejuicing or skin maceration under strict inert gas ambient. Dejuicing followed by juice settling under temperature control. Prevention of oxidation while settling the juice to maximize varietal aroma expression. Decantation of clarified juice and its transfer for fermentation.Wild fermentation at 14 to 15°C.Elevage by means of «sur lie» with strict T-control.Style balance.Preparation for bottling.Bottling under the highest standards protecting the wine from all possibilities for quality hazard. Color is straw to light golden with green tinge. Bouquet of rich and elegant tropical aromas. Vibrant but Soft fruity taste with crispy acidity. Intriguing length on the palate with refreshing finish. Chardonnay – Wine made from this worldwide known variety grown at Mukhrani Estates, Georgia. This wine best enjoyed with poultry and fish. It is also charming with vegetable salads. Best enjoyed at about 6 to 80C Alcohol: 12 %


SAUVIGNON BLANC

sovinion blani 2009 V i n e y a r d s & G r a p e P i c k i n g : 100% of Chateau Mukhrani Estate Vineyards. The vines are treated only manually. Crop size is controlled by pruning as well as by “green operations”. Vineyards are just adjacent to the winery. During the harvest, the lead time from grape picking to reception and crushing at the winery lays within 7 to12 minutes. Y i e l d : max 9 tons/ha, equivalent to 60 to 65 HL/ha. M e t h o d o f H a r v e s t : Hand picking to ensure grape highest quality. V i n i f i c a t i o n : Reception into vibrating reception bins with extremely gentle grape travelling capabilities to the destemmer. Destemming of grapes and immediate chilling of must at about +5 to 6°C while transferring for dejuicing or skin maceration under strict inert gas ambient. Dejuicing followed by juice settling with temperature control. Prevention of oxidation while settling the juice to maximize varietal aroma expression. Decantation of clarified juice and its transfer for fermentation. Fermentation at 12 to 13°C using only selected yeast species. Style balance to accentuate on the freshness of taste.Preparation for bottling.Bottling under the highest standards protecting the wine from all possibilities for quality hazard. Color of bright straw with green. Bouquet of lifted Grapefruit and fresh citrus characters are complemented by notes of toast and spice. Palate is pleasant and live with light apricot and nectarine flavors balanced by long, crisp finish. Sauvignon Blanc – Wine made from this Sancerre (France) variety known for its diversity of characters worldwide This wine best enjoyed with fish and other sea products fried, roasted or steamed. Best enjoyed at about 60C Alcohol: 12 %


SAPERAVI Vineyards & Grape Picking:100% of Chateau Mukhrani Estate Vineyards. The vines are treated only manually. Crop size is controlled by pruning as well as by “green operations”. Vineyards are just adjacent to the winery. During the harvest, the lead time from grape picking to reception and crushing at the winery lays within 7 to12 minutes. Yield: max 8 tons/ha, equivalent to 55 to 60 HL/ha. Method of Harvest: Hand picking to ensure grape highest quality. . Vinification: Grapes delivered into vibrating reception bins with extremely gentle travelling capabilities to the destemmer. Destemming of grapes and transfer of must for fermentation.In some cases, short pre-fermentation cold soak for a part of grapes. Fermentation wild and/or with selected cultured yeast species.Both under strict temperature control at about 22 - 24°C. Extraction using pump-over, delestage and cap punching (the latter for small batches only).Oxygenation of ferments.Pressing on membrane and/or basket presses. 30 to 40 % pressings join back to the free run. MLF done only after 7 to 8 months from finishing alcoholic fermentation to let young wines harmonize their rich structure, soften tannins and balance the body. Individual wines are blended to the final style. 20% of the blend matures in French, American and Caucasian Oak barrels. Once mature enough, wine from the barrels joins its major part and only then the blend is prepared for bottling. Filtration with regards to the wine and the vintage specifics to maximally retain all the characteristics achieved. Bottling under the highest standards protecting the wine from all possibilities for quality hazard. Colour Opulent ruby. Bouquet of Black Mulberry, Blackberry and Cherry. Palate echoed with soft oak. exuberant, yet velvety tannins well balanced with the entire structure. Wine has excellently expressed vinosity. Saperavi is Georgia’s endemic variety and has all the noble characteristics making it one of the World’s most outstanding reds. Saperavi is rich, varietal, fruity wine of bountiful body and great vinosity. Both Red meat and game fried, grilled and stewed with spices. Excellent with mature cheese of different styles. Best enjoyed at about 14 to 150C after sufficient contact with air. Alcohol : 12,5 %


SAPERAVI CABERNET

V i n e y a r d s & G r a p e P i c k i n g : 100% of Chateau Mukhrani Estate Vineyards. The vines are treated only manually. Crop size is controlled by pruning as well as by “green operations”. Vineyards are just adjacent to the winery. During the harvest, the lead time from grape picking to reception and crushing at the winery lays within 7 to12 minutes. Y i e l d : max 8 tons/ha, equivalent to 55 to 60 HL/ha. M e t h o d o f H a r v e s t : Hand picking to ensure grape highest quality. V i n i f i c a t i o n : Grapes delivered into vibrating reception bins with extremely gentle travelling capabilities to the destemmer. Destemming of grapes and transfer of must for fermentation. In some cases short pre-fermentation cold soak for a part of grapes. Fermentation wild and/or with selected cultured yeast species. Both under strict temperature control at about 22 - 24°C. Extraction using pump-over, delestage and cap punching (the latter for small batches only).Oxygenation of ferments. Pressing on membrane and/or basket presses. 30 to 40 % pressings join back to the free run. MLF done only after 7 to 8 months from finishing alcoholic fermentation to let young wines harmonize their rich structure, soften tannins and balance the body. Individual wines from these two magnificent grape varietals are blended to the final style. 20% of the blend matures in French, American and Caucasian Oak barrels. Once mature enough, wine from the barrels joins its major part and only then the blend is prepared for bottling. Filtration with regards to the wine and the vintage specifics to maximally retain all the characteristics achieved. Bottling under the highest standards protecting the wine from all possibilities for quality hazard. Colour opulent ruby bearing some blue hues. Bouquet of Sweet Cherry with some spice and oak overtones. Palate tasteful and exuberant, bearing blackberry and Cherry. Velvety tannins and soft oak balanced with excellently expressed vinosity. Saperavi is Georgia’s endemic variety and has all the noble characteristics making it one of the World’s most outstanding reds. Blended with Cabernet Sauvignon makes the blend of two magnificent varieties rich of all nobilities for premium reds. Red meat and game fried, grilled and stewed with spices. Excellent with mature cheese of different styles. Best enjoyed at about 14 to 150C after sufficient contact with air. Alcohol : 12,5%


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