Pheasant’s Tears, Khikhvi, Kakheti, Georgia, 2019
(at London, 01 Feb 2021)
Drinking Window: 2021 - 2025
Three months of maceration on the skins give this rich amber wine its flavours and perfumes ranging from exotic sandalwood to orange, tea and pine. The variety may be little known (and hard to pronounce), but clear varietal character here leads to an exciting glassful.