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Dzvelshavi Obchuri

The red grape variety comes from Georgia. Synonyms are Dzvelchavi Obtchouri, Dzvelchavi Obtshinsky, Dzvelshari Obchinskii and Zelscavi. The name means "old black people". It must not be confused with the variety Dzvelshavi Sachkheris. The medium ripening vine is susceptible to fungal diseases. It produces fresh, dark red wines of simple quality with red fruit aromas, which are mostly blended with Saperavi. The variety is grown in the two areas of Imeretien and Racha.

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