Tamada Mtsvane 2012, Kartli, Georgia

Country: Georgia

Colour / Style: White

Alternative selection for: Episode 5

As recommended by: Joe Fattorini

Mtsvane is an ancient variety even in Georgia, often called the ‘cradle’ of viticulture. But only now are winemakers figuring out how to balance its exotic, honeysuckle and peach fruit with freshness. Experiment with intense aromas and tropical fruit – possibly roast chicken, possibly a fruity curry.