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AN AMBER STANDOUT FROM GEORGIA

By Michael Apstein, an award winning wine writer (see bio), contributes to a variety of publications. Readers can find all of his wine writings here: http://www.apsteinonwine.com/2019/08/21/an-amber-standout-from-georgia/. Mosmieri (Kakheti, Georgia) “Kakhuri” 2017 ($20, Corus Imports): Georgian wines seem to be the rage these days, and there are plenty of possible reasons for that. Consumers are intrigued that archeologists have figured out that wine has been made in that Caucasus-region country for 8,000 years, putting it among the oldest wine producing areas in the world. The country’s relatively recent liberation from Soviet domination has resulted in a new-found focus on quality wine