One of the first areas on the planet, has knownsubtleties of winemaking became Abkhazia. Archaeologists have confirmed this version of their valuable findings which indicate that in the III millennium BC in the territory of the republic were made grape wine. Products in demand even in ancient Rome, where delivered semisweet wines of Abkhazia. Then this area was called Dioscuria and useful berry varieties have since been bred especially valuable, adapted to the peculiarities of maturation in a humid subtropical climate.
Bouquet of taste
On the territory of Abkhazia wineriesgrown two main grape varieties: Isabella for the production of red wines and white Tsolikouri. One of the best wine production in the country is Sukhumi winery, all the technologies and processes which are as close to the historical traditions of Abkhazian artists.
The most famous Abkhazian wines are famous all over the world:
- Red "Bouquet of Abkhazia" started production at the end of 20-ies of the last century. Its fruity notes make it possible to combine the drink with desserts and sweet dishes.
- Wine "Lykhny" is made from grapes of Isabella. It is inherent characteristic flavor and a dark ruby color.
- Dry red wine "Chegem" started to produce just over ten years ago, but its quality has already pointed out the true gourmets in many countries.
- Semi-sweet wine of Abkhazia "Apsny" is considered to be a lady. Garnet color and velvety taste provide Merlot, Saperavi and Cabernet Sauvignon.
- Semi-sweet "Psou" - a classic among white wines. His more than fifty years the popularity ensures a luxurious blend varieties Riesling and Aligote.
- When added to Riesling fruit berriesRkatsiteli Abkhazian winemakers get "Anakopiya" - ladies' drink with a delicate aroma and a slight aftertaste. However, the strong half of participants of wine tours to Abkhazia also does not deny myself the pleasure of taste is semi-dry white wine.
For beautiful ladies
Abkhazian wine makers seriously believe thatsome made them drink more suitable for the beautiful half of humanity. "Women's" wine sweeter, they have a nice berry flavor and a smaller castle. The secret of the production of such wines Abkhazia lies in the fact that the drink immediately after the end of the fermentation process in tightly sealed barrels. So keep a special wine bouquet.