The Tchotiashvili company "Satsnakheli" produces 100% of natural, highest quality elite wines, made in Qvevri using traditional centuries-old technology. They have all properties typical for wine made in Qvevri: high nutrition value, therapeutic modality. Founder Kakha Tchotiashvili is an artisan winemaker with an established marani in the Kakheti region of eastern Georgia.
He is focused on reviving ancient local varieties and makes all natural wines according to local traditions, without any additives or chemicals in the vineyards or wine making. All wines are fermented with wild yeast and bottled unfiltered. Kakha is a perfectionist, and he pays special attention to the vines and wines in all stages of vine growing and wine making. This allows him to produce precise and clean flavors from ancient methods. The production is limited, and the winemaker personally inspects each bottle before numbering it and releasing to wine lovers.
Village Saniore, Telavi Municipality, Region Kakheti, Georgia
Tchotiashvili Vineyards is situated in the fertile Alazani River Valley between the Caucasus Mountains and the Alazani River in Georgia’s eastern Kakheti region. The winery’s location in this region is famous for its history of wine production and its suitable climate for the cultivation of several rare local grape varietals. Tchotiashvili grows the Saperavi, Khikhvi, Kisi, Mtsvane, and Rkatsiteli grape varieties. Tchotiashvili’s vineyards are set from 600 to 700 m. altitude from the sea level, where the soil is rich of humus and carbonates.