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Rkatsiteli

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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.

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