“Kardanakhi 1888” produces wine in both classic and traditional ways.
The wine making in Qvevri started in Georgia 8 000 years ago. Qvevri is the traditional clay vessel.
The main distinction of Kakhetian winemaking is the inclusion of whole grapes (grape skins, stalks and pips) in the fermented contents of the Qvevri. The contents are left to ferment until the following spring.
The village of Kardanakhi is located in the main wine region of Georgia, in the village of Gurjaani district (Kakheti).
On the exposure of the low-lying 3-4-slope of the north-eastern slope of the Tsiv-Gombori ridge, on the right bank of the river Alazani, at an altitude of 350-550 m above sea level.
Where from time immemorial the cultivation and cultivation of vines have been pursued. The village has a centuries-old history. Only here in Georgia we can find three PDOs: Kardanakhi, Tsarapi, Akhoebi
It all starts with the vineyard, the vineyard with the soil, the exposure, the vine variety, and it all comes down to tradition
Our vineyards in Kardanakhi stretch over 16 hectares, both in the Tsarapi and Akhoebi appellations. Where endemic and international vine varieties were selected after several years of observation.