Malani is located in Westerd Georgia , Guria region, village Bakhvi. The name Bakhvi comes from the name Bacchus - The Roman god of wine and viticulture. Lasha the owner and winemaker of Malani came to realization of this fact only after he discovered a very old fragment of Qvevri (clay vessel buried into the ground; traditionally used for fermenting and aging wine) in his corn field. When Lasha and Tatuli found out that centuries ago their village was famous for winemaking and viticulture, they decided to dedicate themselves to bring the tradition back and follow their forefathers steps.
The long process of researching history and gaining knowledge, full of sacrifice and hope at the same time, culminated in the year 2018 with the construction of a new wine cellar that boasts the modern equipment as well as traditional.
Guria region is situated in western Georgia, next to The Black Sea. It has subtropical climate, the most humid in Georgia.
Guria is more known for its red varieties, for example: Chkhaveri, Ojaleshi, Jani, Chvitiluri, Skhilatubani but there are several white varietals that produce extraordinary, specific and interesting wines, for example Sakmiela, Kamuri, Godaaturi and Mtevandidi.
The soils in Guria are completely different from then soils in the rest of Georgia, there you can find laterite soils - ferrous reddish clay rich in aluminum oxide; Terra Rossa soils; loamy soils; alluvial soils, dark brown and fertile.
Guria has an ancient history and a beautiful, hidden nature in green. It is impressive and interesting with cool forests, mineral waters, alpine meadows, cultural sites and sandy beaches for the people having different tastes and interests.
You can go above the clouds, in the frosty mountains - Mountain Gomi - astonishing place to visit at least once in lifetime as well as sunny and sandy seaside like Shekvetili as an example.
This is a Dry Rose wine with a crimson appearance.On the nose: Wild Strawberry, Fresh Fig, Quince, and MagnoliaThis is a dry wine with a mellow, delicate body.
Perfect pairing with Sushi
The Chkhaveri grapes are hand-picked, organic, and biodynamic, made and matured in Kvevri (clay vessel) bytraditional Georgian method.
The wine is made from Saperavi hand-picked grapes, grown in the vineyard in Kakabeti village in Sagarejo district of Kakheti region (East Georgia). Wine is made and matured in Kvevri by traditional Georgian method. Wine is dry, full bodied and is full with tannins. It is distinguished with blackberry and black cherry aromas.
Appellation of Controlled Origin dry white wine Tsinandali is made from Rkatsiteli and Kakhuri Mtsvane grape varieties, harvested in Specific Viticultural Area of Tsinandali, Kakheti Region (East Georgia). The wine is distinguished with a pale-straw color, with pleasant aromas of white fruits and citrus.
Appellation of Controlled Origin semi-sweet red wine Kindzmarauli is made from Saperavi grape variety, harvested in Specific
Viticultural Area of Kindzmarauli, Kakheti Region (East Georgia). Kindzmarauli is naturally semi-sweet red wine. It is distinguished with deep purple color and strongly pronounced accentuated bouquet,
followed by ripe blackberry and raspberry aromas.
Fortified Wine is wine liquor made from Saperavi and Rkatsiteli hand-picked grapes, grown in the vineyard in Kakabeti village in Sagarejo district of Kakheti region (East Georgia). Wine liquor is Semi-Sweet and is fortified with wine spirits. The wine is matured in oak barrel. The wine liquor is viscous and alike Vintage Ports may naturally accumulate sediment as it ages. Therefore, it is highly desirable to decant it before serve. Decanting is simply the process of separating the sediment from the clear wine.
The wine is made from Tsolikouri hand-picked grapes, grown in the vineyard in Phereta village in Vani district of Imereti region (West Georgia). Wine is made and matured in Kvevri by traditional Georgian method. It is characterized with golden color. Wine is dry and is distinguished with apple and citrus aromas, balance of alcohol and acidity. Wine is gentle and harmonious.
For each bottle of Malani sold, Village Vines donates a percent of the profits to Nikozi Art Education & Rehabilitation Center - an after-school enrichment program to help children and adolescents heal their emotional trauma through the visual and performing arts.
Village Vines works with American Friends of Georgia - a 501c3 non-profit who focus on helping those who are in the most need in Georgia.
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