Sapheravi is Georgain standart, well-known grape sort. It is one of the best representatives of world wide red grape sorts assortment.
Sapheravi gives especially high quality red table wine in its homeland – Kakheti.
Sapheravi is Georgian grape sort, it was formed from grape sorts local forms. Historical sources about where and when was given birth to Sapheravi are unknown. According to sources of academician I.Javakhishvili (6), Georgian economical historical sources earlier than XIII century aren’t defended and are unknown. Despite this, according to non-historical sources is possible to define approximate date and place of birth of Sapheravi.
Considering Sapheravi as oldest sort is possible with its morphological signs – thick webby hairiness of lower side of foliages intensive dark color of grains and another steadiness of signs.