Saperavi


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Saperavi

 

a Georgian late-season wine grape.

The Saperavi is cultivated in the Georgian SSR (mainly in Kakhetia), Azerbaijan SSR, Armenian SSR, Middle Asian republics, Kazakh SSR, Moldavian SSR, Ukrainian SSR, Stavropol’ and Krasnodar krais, and RSFSR. The bunch is of medium size, broadly conical, shouldered or branched, and loose or moderately compact. The berry is average in size (length, 13–20 mm), oval, dark blue, with a heavy waxy bloom. The flesh is juicy and diffuse, and the juice is weak in color. The yield is 8–10 tons per hectare. Saperavi is used in the production of red table, dessert, and fortified wines.

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Alaverdi owns 244 hectares of vineyards in the Kakheti region, the vast majority of which grow Georgia's flagship red wine grapes, Saperavi.
Alaverdi owns 244 hectares of vineyards in the Kakheti region, the vast majority of which grow Georgia's flagship red wine grapes, Saperavi. The acquisition of Alaverdi also provides the Wine Business with access to 135 hectares of free land, available for immediate vineyard development.
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Two other varieties in New York are the red hybrid Diana (probably a seedling of Catawba), which has been grown in the Finger Lakes since the mid-1800s, and Saperavi, a red Vitis vinifera grape variety from the nation of Georgia.
The aim of our research was to study the chemical composition and antioxidant power of six table grape collected on the territory of the Russian Federation in the city of Pyatigorsk: Risus, Saperavi, Levokumsky, Gurzufsky pink, Rkatsiteli, Moldova [6].
The white Rkatsiteli and the red Saperavi are the most prevalent, but you may see some international varieties as well.