The red grape variety comes from Georgia
. Synonyms are Aleksandrouli Shavi, Aleksandrouly, Alexandrouli and Kabistoni. According to DNA analyses
carried out in 2009, this is not a colour mutation of
the white variety Kapistoni Tetri
(with synonym Kabistoni Tetri). The late ripening vine has berries with a balanced content of sugar and acid. It produces fragrant red wines with aromas of cherry and pomegranate. The Mujuretuli
variety is blended with the branded wine Khwantschkara
, the favourite wine
of Josef Stalin (1878-1953). The variety is mainly cultivated in the north-western region of Racha-Lechkhumi. In 2010, 281 hectares were designated.