IAGO’S WINE is am organic estate winery in Chardhaki in the Karlti region of Georgia established by Iago Bitarishvili. He was the first Georgian wine producer to become officially organic.
VINEYARDS 2 hectares of Chinuri vines dating to the 1960s.
ORGANIC CERTIFICATION yes.
WINEMAKING Grapes are harvested when not only the grapes are ripe, but the stems are ripe as well, and both are put in the qvevris without pressing. All wines are produced in qvevri, some of which are over 300 years old. Currently Iago produces around 5000 bottles of Iago’s Wine.
2014 IAGO CHINURI Two versions are made, one with skin contact and one without.