Definitely maybe NV
About Definitely maybe NV (release in May 2019)
This Petillant Naturel is made according to the ancestral method, which means that wine is bottled before first alcoholic fermentation is completed. The fermentation ends in bottle and the Co2 is kept inside.
However, it has a traditional method approach.
Indeed in order to recreate the secondary fermentation in bottle, some fresh juice from 2018 was added on top of wine coming from our Qvevri reserve wine.
Therefore, this unique sparkling wine is made from wines that have been aged in Qvevri since 2017.
Blend: Chinuri, Goruli Mstvane, Tsistka and Aladasturi
Terroirs: Ateni and Lamiskana (Kartli), Rupoti and Vartiskhe (Imereti)
Winemaking: 60% Qvevri reserve wine / 40% harvest 2018
Wild yeasts, no finning, no filtration
Bottling: September 2018
Bottled before end of fermentation to aim 4/5 bars of pressure.
Qvevri reserve wine are made from 2017 sparkling base wines made from Tsitska, Chinuri and Goruli Mstvane.
Alcohol : 12%
Ph : 3,3
TA : 5,5 g/l
VA : 0,40 g/l
SO2 total : 30 mg/l
SO2 free : 3 mg/l
We recommend to decant 10 minutes before tasting.
In the glass, a light yellow color, bubbles are soft and delicate.
At the beginning the nose can show some notes of light reduction like flint and wet stones. After opening, the fruit is coming back as well as honey and acacia notes. Mouth is rich, creamy with nice texture and sapidity.
A wine with a strong personality and character.