The Wine: Tsolikouri Orange 2018
Vartsikhe Marani Tsolikouri Orange 2018 is a skin-contact white (orange wine) natural wine made from sustainably farmed Tsolikouri grapes grown in Georgia. Spontaneous fermentation with native yeast, extended maceration in qvevri (amphora), unfiltered, minimal sulfites.
The Producer: Vartsikhe Marani
Vartsikhe Marani produces 100% natural, high quality wines made in qvevri with traditional Georgian methods dating back thousands of years. The wines are produced with organic methods and in limited quantities. Vartsikhe Marani was founded in Baghdati district which is famous for its climate, soils and local Imeretian varieties which are perfect for low alcohol, high quality wines. They are focused on using ancient local varieties to make natural wines according to local traditions.
The Region: Kakheti, Georgia