Rkatsiteli the most widespread Georgian variety in the world

Rkatsiteli

Rkatsiteli is the most common white grape in Georgia. The name comprises two Georgian words: ‘rka’ (transl. horn) and ‘steli’ (transl. red) referring to the red ribs on the vine, quite atypical for a white variety. Like Saperavi, Rkațiteli belongs to the Black Sea basin group Vitis vinifera convar pontica Negr. Agrobiological particularities Rkatsiteli, of […]