Specially created packaging and a bottle of this brandy reflect the historical importance and a visual side of the 1918’s Act of Independence. A unique spirit of 1918 from the precious stock of “Sarajishvili’s” cellar became a drink of the highest quality and a refined character. Existence of historically meaningful spirit cellar grants “Sarajishvili” a privilege to create such an outstanding product. The product’s quantity is also special and symbolically limited to 1918 bottles.
On May 26, 1918, the Independence Act was signed and Georgia regained its freedom.
Sarajishvili Spirits’ history spans three centuries starting from the 19th century with David Sarajishvili. The company was later confiscated by the Soviet regime, operating under the label “Tbilisi Brandy Factory”. In 1994, the company was privatized again and readopted its original name.
Sarajishvili, an inspirational brand and icon of Georgian culture, wants to celebrate this special date with a new, unique product as a symbol of the 100th anniversary of Georgia's independence.
On May 26, 2018, Georgia celebrated the centenary of its independence.On this occasion, the Sarajishvili company released the extraordinary Sarajishvili Independence brandy.
The premium class brandy, which is kept in the oak barrels, is distinguished with rich, refined, elegant aroma. Brightly shining, amber-coloured, dark golden liquid is enriched with fruit, oak timber, vanilla and chocolate tones. The bottle design is also unique, symbolizing the old inkwell.
Zurab Bubuteishvili, CEO of Sarajishvili, explained that only 1000 bottles of Trilogy will be produced. A great packaging - a crystal bottle, a wooden box containing, among others,Georgia's act of independence or an elegant pipette for scooping alcohol from a decanter.A coupage of the best brandy from Sarajashvili cellars, with the participation of 100-year-old distillates, from 1918.
This proves how important the Polish market is for Georgia.This drink was not intended for sale abroad and there are few places in the world outside of Tbilisi where you can get Sarajishvili Independence.
Very pungent aroma - a lot of tobacco, leather, bitter good tea, a lot of polished wood, leaves, walnuts. The taste is incredibly sour, as if it were cherries in cognac, tobacco and leather, slightly licorice, slightly toasted wood, soot. The finish is very long, astringent, tannic, tart, peppery, salty, sweet, there are raisins and figs, hawthorn and licorice.
“The initial phase of cognac tasting is evaluating the colour of the brandy, which sets up expectations before we commence with the later stages. The colour of the Trilogy is a rich brownish, going into dark yellow-brown near the peripheries. The next step is to smell the drink. High-quality brandies like Trilogy have the specific scent of flowers, fruit and oak aromas being the first notes.
Then, gradually, comes the delightful smell of vanilla and chocolate. It is easy to tell apart good cognac brandy from low-quality ones in this phase – mediocre cognac tends to simultaneously give away the smell of both fruits & flowers and heavier elements like vanilla and chocolate. Next up, we take a small sip from the glass and keep it in the mouth as long as possible. This way, the aroma stays with the person for a longer time, which means they get to experience different tonalities of the drink, just like happens with perfumes,” said Dato Abzianidze, Chief Technologist at Sarajishvili.
“It is recommended to warm cognac before consuming it. As Trilogy has a high concentration of tannin, the alcohol gets absorbed by the body even before the drink has made its way to the stomach. This has a warming effect on the body. Then, alcohol reaches the brain, where it has a relaxing effect on blood vessels. Good cognac has a great effect on mood, reduces irritability and calms a person down.”
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