Georgian fortified wines - Georgia Wine Country

Below, you’ll find a few examples of fortified Georgian wines.

Georgian fortified winesAnaga

This is Madeira-style wine made from Khikhvi, Mtsvane and Rkatsiteli grapes grown in the districts Gurjaani, Dedoplistskaro and Sighnaghi. The color can vary from pale golden to dark amber.

  • Alcohol content: 19%
  • Titrated acidity: 3-7 grams per liter

Kardanakhi

This is amber-colored port-style wine is made from Rkatsiteli grapes grown in the Kardanakhi vineyards, which are located in the Gurdzhaani district. The wine is matured in oak barrels for three years, developing a specific bouquet and honey fragrance.

  • Alcohol content: 18%
  • Sugar: 10%
  • Titrated acidity: 4-6 grams per liter

Kolkheti

Kolkheti is a fortified vintage white port-style wine from Western Georgia. It is made from several grapes, including Tsitska and Tsolikauri. The color is a beautiful amber.

  • Alcohol content: 18%
  • Sugar: 7%
  • Titrated acidity: 3-7 grams per liter

Georgian fortified wineLelo

Leo is a golden-colored port-style wine made from Tsitska and Tsolikauri grapes grown in the districts Baghdati, Zestaphoni, Terjola, and Vani. The taste and aroma are both fruity.

  • Alcohol content: 19%
  • Sugar: 5%
  • Titrated acidity: 6 grams per liter

Marabda

This is port-style light-golden wine made from Rkatsiteli grapes grown in the districts Bolnisi and Marneuli. The taste and aroma is fruity.

  • Alcohol content: 19%
  • Sugar: 5%
  • Titrated acidity: 6 grams per liter

Sighnaghi

This is a port-style amber-colored wine made from Rkatsiteli grapes grown in Kakheit’s Sighnaghi district. The taste is distinctly fruity.

Taribana

Taribana is a port-style wine made from Rkatsiteli grapes grown in Kakheti.

  • Alcohol content: 19%
  • Sugar: 5%
  • Titrated acidity: 5 grams per liter

Veria

Veria is an amber-colored port-style wine made from a variety of grapes grown in Eastern Georgia, such as Chinuri, Mtsvane and Rkatsiteli.

  • Alcohol content: 18%
  • Sugar: 7%
  • Titrated acidity: 3-7 grams per liter