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Grape (Vitis)
Colour of berry skin White
Notable regions Georgia
Notable wines Tsolikauri, Kolkheti, Lelo, Tvishi[1]

Tsolikauri (

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  • Georgian wine

See also

Out of 400 different types of grapes in the country, Tsolikauri is among the most widespread varieties.[4] Nearly 90% of Chkhaveri and Izabella varieties.[6] It has been used for production of premium dry, semi-sweet and semi-dry wines.[2] Tsolikauri, Kolkheti, Lelo, Tvishi wines are made from Tsolikauri grapes.[1][7] According to former Soviet statesman Vyacheslav Molotov, Tsolikauri was one of favorite wines of Soviet leader, Joseph Stalin.[8]

[3] at an altitude of 160 m (520 ft) above sea level.Kolkhida Lowland It cultivated in [2]

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