Rkatsiteli


kat-se-telly

A popular dry white wine in Eastern Europe all the way to Georgia where producers use ancient winemaking techniques to produce intensely flavored oxidative wines.

Primary Flavors

  • Pineapple
  • Lime
  • Resin
  • Tarragon
  • Fennel

Taste Profile

Dry

Light Body

None Tannins

High Acidity

11.5–13.5% ABV

Handling


  • SERVE
    38–45°F / 3-7°C

  • GLASS TYPE
    White

  • DECANT
    No

  • CELLAR
    3–5 Years

Food Pairing

Rkatsitelli pairs excellently with Lebanese, Turkish, Iranian and even Indian cuisines including spiced meats, aromatic rice, lentils, bean dip, and smoked eggplant.

About Madeline Puckette

James Beard Award-winning author and Wine Communicator of the Year. I co-founded Wine Folly to help people learn about wine. @WineFolly

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