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Saamo
A vintage dessert white sweet wine made from the Rkatsiteli grape variety cultivated in the Kardanakhi vineyards of the Gurdzhaani district in Kakheti. It takes the wine three years to mature. The golden-colour wine has an original fine bouquet, a pleasant taste with a harmonious honey fragrance. When ready for use, the wine contains 17 % alcohol, 13 % sugar and has 4 - 6 g/1 titrated acidity. It has been manufactured since 1980. At international exhibitions Saamo was awarded four gold and one silver medal.
Saperavi
An ordinary table red wine made from the Saperavi grape variety grown in some areas of Kakheti. It is an extractive wine with a characteristic bouquet, a harmonious taste and pleasant astringency. Its strength is 10.5 - 12.5 % and titrated acidity 5 - 7 %. At the international wine competitions this wine received one gold and one silver medal. It has been produced since 1886.
Tetra
A naturally semi-sweet white wine made from the Rachuli-Tetra grape variety cultivated in the Ambrolauri district. The wine of pale-straw colour has pleasant sweetness, a harmonious and delicate taste with a fruity flavour. When ready for use, the wine contains 9.0 - 10.0% alcohol, 3.0 - 5.0 % sugar and has a titrated acidity of 5 - 7 %. The Tetra wine has been manufactured since 1945. At international exhibitions it received two silver medals.
Khvanchkara
A fine naturally semi-sweet red wine made from the Alexandreuli and Mudzhuretuli grape varieties cultivated in the Khvanchkara vineyards in Western Georgia. The wine has a strong specific bouquet and a harmonious velvety taste with a raspberry flavour. It is of dark-ruby colour. The Khvanchkara wine is one of the most popular Georgian semi-sweet wines. It contains 10.5 - 12.0% alcohol, 3 - 5 % sugar and has 5.0 - 7.0 % titrated acidity. The wine has been manufactured since 1907. For its excellent taste it was awarded two gold and four silver medals at international exhibitions.
Kindzmarauli
A high quality naturally semi-sweet wine of dark-red colour. It is made from the Saperavi grape variety cultivated on the slopes of the Caucasian mountains in the Kvareli district of Kakheti. It has a strong characteristic bouquet and aroma, a gentle harmonious and velvety taste. The wonderful taste and curative properties have won Kindzmarauli general recognition. The wine contains 10.5 - 12.0 % alcohol, 3 - 5 % sugar and has 5.0 - 7.0 % titrated acidity. It has been manufactured since 1942. For its supreme qualities Kindzmarauli was awarded three gold, four silver and one bronze medal at international wine competitions.
Odzhaleshi
One of the best red semi-sweet wines made from the grape variety of the same name cultivated on the mountain slopes overhanging the banks of the Tskhenis-Tskali river, particularly in the Orbeli village and Samegrelo district (Western Georgia). Odzhaleshi has dark-ruby colour, a gentle bouquet and aroma, a harmonious rich taste with a fruity flavour. It contains 10 - 12 % alcohol, 3 - 5 % sugar and has a titrated acidity of 5 - 6 %.
Kolkheti
A fortified vintage white port made from the Tsolikauri, Tsitska and other commercial white grape varieties grown in Western Georgia. The amber-colour wine has a specific bouquet and harmonious taste. Its strength is 18 vol.%, sugar content 7 %, titrated acidity 3 - 7 g/l. At an international competition the wine received the silver medal. It has been produced since 1977.