Wine List and One Day Tours
Pheasant’s Tears Restaurant
Wine List
Our Wine Menu’s Philosophy
Natural Wine, is wine made with nothing added, nothing
taken away, it is wine, were the terroir, of the vineyard
shines through due to as little intervention as possible, in
the vineyard and cellar. These wines often include biodynamic,
organic wines, and sustainable wine, but
growers of natural wine are less focused, on certification,
and more on a living philosophy of farming the land and
raising wine with integrity, and doing it naturally. These
wines have more of nature and less of man in them. The
qvevri method embodies the spirit of the natural wine
movement, coveting the earth’s energy and temperature, in
a time-tested method. The friendship between natural
wine growers transcends, geographical and ethnic
boundaries, welcome to our world we hope it is a great
adventure for you.
Georgian Wines
By Producers
L
Pheasant’s Tears Qvevri Wines Prices in Gel
Chinuri - 2011 Dry Amber, light refreshing, notes of crisp pear from 37
our Kartlian vineyards in Mukhrani village
Kisi - 2011 Dry Amber, this rare varietal has tones of tropical fruit and 37
dried wild flowers and herbs
Tsolikauri - 2011 Dry White, Our debut with this varietal, the grapes were sourced in 32
Bagdati, Imeriti from a natural grower, which is famous for, a playful light citrus flavor
with bright acidity
Rkatsiteli - 2011 Dry Golden Amber, from our Bodbis Khevi Vineyards young and 32
full of vitality, refreshing now, will get wise with age
Rkatsiteli - 2010 Dry Golden Amber, from our Bodbis Khevi Vineyards 45
dried apricot, citrus peel, and walnut make this a classic wine
Mtsvane - 2011 Dry Amber from 60 year old vines in Manavi, aromatic flower 47
tones, with notes of exotic spice underlying the fresh fruit
Saperavi – 2010 Dark and lush, a dry year with higher alcohol from our 50
Tibaani Vinyeards, a very large and ripe red for Pheasant’s Tears (almost sold out)
Saperavi - 2009 A tight corseted wine with violets and leather tones, as it 37
opens up rich dark forest fruit appears
Tavkveri - 2011A deep red from our Katlian vineyards in Mukhrani, red 32
berry fruit, pomegranate and almond
Shavkapito - 2011A complicated but bright red with layers of dried herbs 47
A touch of black truffles
Chacha - our famous Saperavi chacha, aged in Caucasian oak for two years 30
500 ml
Vinoterra
Kisi – 2006 Dry Amber/ Qvevri wine 60
A magnificent and classic qvevri wine, almost impossible to find in the market today
Jakeli Wines
Saperavi - 2008 Dry Red, Organic Saperavi from the famous terroir 25
of Khashmi. Unique combination of sunny alluvial soils and peculiar local
climate produces intense dark, rich in body, exquisite wine. 13.5%
Winery NIKA
Saperavi - 2010 Dry Red/ Qvevri wine from Kardanakhi’s Akhoebi vineyard, herbal 30
tones, lot’s of elegance
Our Wine
Rkatsiteli -2010 Dry Amber/Qvevri wine from a great terroir, Tasrapi, 30
beautiful bio dynamic wine
Saperavi - 2010 Dry Red/ Qvevri classic Saperavi with robust character from 28
their bio dynamic Akhoebi vineyards
Antadze Winery
Mtsvane -2010 Dry Amber/ Qvevri honest and fresh wine from a rare Manavi 40
aite, lot’s of spice and autumn fruit
Alaverdi Monastery’s Cellar
Rkatsiteli - 2010 Dry Amber/Qvevri colored wine from Alaverdi monastery, a 50
very special and authentic Rkatsiteli full of austere tannins, and rich fruit
Dergi
Saperavi – 2007 Dry Red Wine/ Qvevri 30
An elegant red with good varietal character
Rkatsiteli – 2010 White Dry Wine/ Qvevri 25
A very straight forward and elegant wine
Martkopi Valley/ Ksovrelis Marani
Saperavi – 2011 Red dry wine from Martkopi, village Saakadze 30
very unususal lavender scented Saperavi
European Natural Wines
Organized be Regions
Italy
Dario Princic, Trebez, Friuli, Chardonay, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Gris, 2009 108
Dario Princic, Jakot, Friuli, Friulano, 2009 108
Podere Le Boncie, Chianti Classico Le Trame, Toscana, Sangiovese, 2008 95
La Stoppa, Ageno, Emilia-Romagna, Malvasia Aromatico(60%), Ortruga, Trebbiano, 2007 88
Bera Vittorio E Figli, Bera Vittorio Barbera Le Verrane, Piemonte, Barbera, 2010
55
Bera Vittorio E Figli , Bera Vittorio Moscato d`Asti, Piemonte, Moscato, 2011 64
Loris Follador, Casa Coste Piane,Coste Piane Prosecco, Valdobiaddene , Prosecco, 2010 56
Zidarich, Vitovska Bianco, Carso, Vitovska, 2009 99
Manfredi Brunello, Il Paradiso, Tuscany, Sangiovese (Niellucio), 2005 195
France
Alpes
Dominique Belluard, Belluard Savoie Gringet Le Feu, Gringet, 2009 83
Dominique Belluard, Belluard Savoie Gringet Les Alpes, Gringet, 2010 70
Banyuls
Domaine Bruno Duchene, La Luna, Grenache Noir, 2011 68
Beaujolais
Jean Foillard, Domaine Jean Foillard Morgon Cote du Py, Gamay, 2010 82
Bourgogne
Frederic Cossard, Puligny Montrachet Les Reuchaux, Chardonnay, 2008 236
Frederic Cossard, Meursault Narvaux, Chardonnay, 2008 211
Catherine & Dominique Derain, St Aubin Le Ban Rouge, Pinot Noire, 2010 96
Catherine & Dominique Derain, Bourgogne La Combe Blanc, Chardonnay, 2011 82
Catherine & Dominique Derain, Mercurey Plante Chassey, Pinot Noire, 2010 110
Philippe Pacalet, Chambolle Musigny, Pinot Noire, 2010 189
Philippe Pacalet, Gevrey Chambertin, Pinot Noire, 2010 170
Champange
Franck Pascal, Quinte-Essence, 25% Pinot Meunier, 60% Pinot Noire, 15% Chardonnay 156
Franck Pascal, Rose Tolerance, 58% Pinot Meunier, 39% Pinot Noire, 3% Chardonnay 134
Franck Pascal, Sagesse Brut Nature, 57% Pinot Meunier, 38% Pinot Noire, 5% Chardonnay 121
Jura
Jean Francois Ganevat, Cuvee Julien, Pinot Noire, 2010 93
Jean Francois Ganevat, L`Enfant Terrible, Poulsard, 2010 87
Jean Francois Ganevat, Ouille Chalasses Marne, Savagnin, 2009 110
Jean Francois Ganevat, Chalasses Vieilles Vignes, Chardonnay, 2009 97
Jean Francois Ganevat, Sous Roche Plein Sud, Trousseau, 2010 93
Loire
Domaine Alexandre Bain, Pouilly-Fume Spring, Sauvignon, 2011 66
Domaine Alexandre Bain, Pouilly Fume Pierre Precieuse, Sauvignon Blanc, 2011 81
Pierre et Catherine Breton, Bourgueil Dilettante, Cabernet Franc, 2011 61
Pierre et Catherine Breton, Ritournelle Pet Nat Rose, cabernet Franc, 2010 61
Pierre et Catherine Breton, Vouvray Moustillant Dilettante, Chenin Blanc, 2011 61
Pierre et Catherine Breton, Vouvray Sec Dilettante, Chenin Blanc, 2011 55
Domaine Cousin-Leduc ,Le Cousin, Grolleau Noire, 2011 61
Domaine Cousin-Leduc, Petillant, Grolleau, 2011 66
Agnès et René Mosse, Anjou, Chenin Blanc, 2011 69
Thierry Puzelat, Puzelat-Bonhomme, Touraine, Pinot Noire, 2011 62
Thierry Puzelat, Tue Boeuf, Le Brin de Chevre Blanc, Menu Pineau (or Arbois), 2010 62
Thierry Puzelat, Tue Boeuf, Cheverny, Pinot Noire, 2010 57
Thierry Puzelat, Tue Boeuf, Le Buisson Pouilleux, Sauvignon Blanc, 2010 67
Thierry Germain, Domaine des Roches Neuves, Marginale, Cabernet Franc, 2009 106
Thierry Germain, Domaine des Roches Neuves, L`Insolite, Chenin Blanc, 2011 72
Thierry Germain, Domaine des Roches Neuves, Cabernet Franc, 2011 51
Rhone
Rene-Jean Dard & Francois Ribo, Des Baties, Syrah, 2009 99
Rene-Jean Dard & Francois Ribo, C`est Le Printemps, Syrah, 2011 70
Rene-Jean Dard & Francois Ribo, Saint Joseph, Roussanne, 2010 109
Domaine Le Ferme St Martin, Les Romanins, 80% Grenache, 20% Cinsault, 2011 45
Souhaut Hervé Domaine Romaneaux-Desteze, Souteronne, Gamay, 2011 67
Souhaut Hervé Domaine Romaneaux-Desteze, St Joseph, Syrah, 2010 100
Souhaut Hervé Domaine Romaneaux-Desteze, Syrah, Syrah, 2010 76
SUD
Edouard Laffitte, Domaine DuBout Du Monde, L`Echappee Belle, Syrah, 2011 53
Domaine Jean Maupertuis, Les Pierres Noires, Gamay, 2011 53
Laurent Cazotte’s Artisan Spirits and Liqueurs
Laurent Cazottes, is a wizard distiller, he makes the most magical liqueurs and spirits we
have ever tried
Domaine Laurent Cazottes, Goutte De Poire Williams, Pear Brandy, 45% Alc/Vol 211
Domaine Laurent Cazottes , Liqueur de Guignes, Cherry Liquer 18% Alc/Vol 147
Domaine Laurent Cazottes , Aperitif made from wine and Sureau Flowers 17% 105
Domaine Laurent Cazottes , Goutte de Reine-Claude Doree, passerille 45% 212
Pheasant’s Tears Tour Services Menu
Introductory Wine Tasting “Pheasant’s Flight” – 15 lari per person
An introduction to the history and methods of Georgian traditional winemaking featuring 4
qvevri wines
Full Wine Tasting “Pheasant’s Journey” – 25 lari per person
A deeper exploration of traditional Georgian winemaking includes 7 qvevri wines from
multiple micro growing regions, chacha, bread, cheese
Kakhetian cuisine lunch/ dinner “Pheasant’s Repast” – 35 lari per person -
Traditional Georgian food made especially to order from the best local meats and produce
served in European portions and accompanied by a tasting of 4 traditional qvevri wines
Traditional Georgian Feast “Pheasant’s Feast” – 50 lari per person
The supra is at the heart of Georgian traditional culture, and the cuisine reflects the richness
of the seasons. A feast with Pheasant’s Tears includes the best of seasonal produce and local
meats and cheeses in a wide variety of cold and hot dishes made especially for your group
and features our qvevri wines. The price as listed is not including music, but for a truly
memorable experience, you may consider inquiring about folk musicians.
Traditional Ensembles Zedashe and Zlekha to accompany tastings or feasts – 600 lari per
event. These world-renowned folk ensembles will make your visit unforgettable.
Zedashe is a professional ensemble of polyphonic folk music that weaves dancing and
chanting into their performances, they can give separate performances, or serenade you
throughout a meal, in traditional Georgian fashion. Zlekha is a folk dance group that can be
booked to give full concerts for your group before or after your tasting or meal at Pheasant’s
Tears, price to be agreed upon based on the length of the concert. All our musical
performances involves informed explanations and are as educational as they are an enjoyable
addition to your visit with us.
Guided tours of Bodbe Monastery English, Russian, Georgian – 50 lari per group
Walk the grounds of Bodbe Monastery and see the resting place of St. Nino, the Enlightener
of Georgia, who came to these lands in the first part of the 4th C bearing a cross made of grape
vines and bound with her hair.
Guided tours of the Streets of Sighnaghi ,English, Russian, Georgian– 50 lari per group
Walk the streets and climb the wall of the 18th C jewel of Kakheti, a UNESCO protected site
that on clear days offers stunning views of the Alazani Valley and Greater Caucasus Ridge,
and hear about the history and life of the town from a local resident. Does not include 3 lari
per person museum entrance fee for optional museum visit.
Vineyard and Winery tour in Tibaani – 20 lari per person, minimum 4
Visit the place where Pheasant’s Tears wine is made, from the organic Saperavi vineyard to
the traditional qvevri winery. We have new plantings of over 300 varieties of indigenous
Georgian grapes that are part of a living vine museum. Our vineyard is located in the shadow
of to St. Stephens 6th C Monastery, and an optional visit to the monastery can be included.
Horses: We have 6 horses and nice saddles, horses can be brought to the vineyards for an
additional 100 GEL per horse, for a 2 hour ride, but we need 24 hours notice or we can
arrange multi day outings. The horses are calm and good for children.
Pheasant’s Tears Restaurant
Wine List

Our Wine Menu’s Philosophy
Natural Wine, is wine made with nothing added, nothing
taken away, it is wine, were the terroir, of the vineyard
shines through due to as little intervention as possible, in
the vineyard and cellar. These wines often include biodynamic,
organic wines, and sustainable wine, but
growers of natural wine are less focused, on certification,
and more on a living philosophy of farming the land and
raising wine with integrity, and doing it naturally. These
wines have more of nature and less of man in them. The
qvevri method embodies the spirit of the natural wine
movement, coveting the earth’s energy and temperature, in
a time-tested method. The friendship between natural
wine growers transcends, geographical and ethnic
boundaries, welcome to our world we hope it is a great
adventure for you.

Georgian Wines
By Producers:
Pheasant’s Tears Qvevri Wines Prices in Gel
Chinuri - Dry Amber, light refreshing, notes of crisp pear from 37
our Kartlian vineyards in Mukhrani village
Kisi - Dry Amber, this rare varietal has tones of tropical fruit and 37
dried wild flowers and herbs
Tsolikauri -  Dry White, Our debut with this varietal, the grapes were sourced in 47
Bagdati, Imeriti from a natural grower, which is famous for, a playful light citrus flavor
with bright acidity
Rkatsiteli -  Dry Golden Amber, from our Bodbis Khevi Vineyards young and 40
full of vitality, refreshing now, will get wise with age
Mtsvane - Dry Amber from 60 year old vines in Manavi, aromatic flower 47
tones, with notes of exotic spice underlying the fresh fruit
Saperavi –  Dark and lush, a dry year with higher alcohol from our 37
Tibaani Vinyeards, a very large and ripe red for Pheasant’s Tears (almost sold out)
Tavkveri - A deep red from our Katlian vineyards in Mukhrani, red 40
berry fruit, pomegranate and almond
Shavkapito - A complicated but bright red with layers of dried herbs 47
A touch of black truffles
Chacha - our famous Saperavi chacha, aged in Caucasian oak for two years 35
500 ml



European Natural Wines
Organized be Regions Italy:

Dario Princic, Trebez, Friuli, Chardonay, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Gris, 2009 108
Dario Princic, Jakot, Friuli, Friulano, 2009 108

Podere Le Boncie, Chianti Classico Le Trame, Toscana, Sangiovese, 2008 95

La Stoppa, Ageno, Emilia-Romagna, Malvasia Aromatico(60%), Ortruga, Trebbiano, 2007 88

Bera Vittorio E Figli, Bera Vittorio Barbera Le Verrane, Piemonte, Barbera, 2010
55

Bera Vittorio E Figli , Bera Vittorio Moscato d`Asti, Piemonte, Moscato, 2011 64

Loris Follador, Casa Coste Piane,Coste Piane Prosecco, Valdobiaddene , Prosecco, 2010 56

Zidarich, Vitovska Bianco, Carso, Vitovska, 2009 99

Manfredi Brunello, Il Paradiso, Tuscany, Sangiovese (Niellucio), 2005 195

France

Alpes
Dominique Belluard, Belluard Savoie Gringet Le Feu, Gringet, 2009 83
Dominique Belluard, Belluard Savoie Gringet Les Alpes, Gringet, 2010 70

Banyuls
Domaine Bruno Duchene, La Luna, Grenache Noir, 2011 68

Beaujolais
Jean Foillard, Domaine Jean Foillard Morgon Cote du Py, Gamay, 2010 82

Bourgogne
Frederic Cossard, Puligny Montrachet Les Reuchaux, Chardonnay, 2008 236
Frederic Cossard, Meursault Narvaux, Chardonnay, 2008 211
Catherine & Dominique Derain, St Aubin Le Ban Rouge, Pinot Noire, 2010 96
Catherine & Dominique Derain, Bourgogne La Combe Blanc, Chardonnay, 2011 82
Catherine & Dominique Derain, Mercurey Plante Chassey, Pinot Noire, 2010 110
Philippe Pacalet, Chambolle Musigny, Pinot Noire, 2010 189
Philippe Pacalet, Gevrey Chambertin, Pinot Noire, 2010 170

Champange
Franck Pascal, Quinte-Essence, 25% Pinot Meunier, 60% Pinot Noire, 15% Chardonnay 156
Franck Pascal, Rose Tolerance, 58% Pinot Meunier, 39% Pinot Noire, 3% Chardonnay 134
Franck Pascal, Sagesse Brut Nature, 57% Pinot Meunier, 38% Pinot Noire, 5% Chardonnay 121

Jura
Jean Francois Ganevat, Cuvee Julien, Pinot Noire, 2010 93
Jean Francois Ganevat, L`Enfant Terrible, Poulsard, 2010 87
Jean Francois Ganevat, Ouille Chalasses Marne, Savagnin, 2009 110
Jean Francois Ganevat, Chalasses Vieilles Vignes, Chardonnay, 2009 97
Jean Francois Ganevat, Sous Roche Plein Sud, Trousseau, 2010 93

Loire
Domaine Alexandre Bain, Pouilly-Fume Spring, Sauvignon, 2011 66
Domaine Alexandre Bain, Pouilly Fume Pierre Precieuse, Sauvignon Blanc, 2011 81
Pierre et Catherine Breton, Bourgueil Dilettante, Cabernet Franc, 2011 61
Pierre et Catherine Breton, Ritournelle Pet Nat Rose, cabernet Franc, 2010 61
Pierre et Catherine Breton, Vouvray Moustillant Dilettante, Chenin Blanc, 2011 61
Pierre et Catherine Breton, Vouvray Sec Dilettante, Chenin Blanc, 2011 55
Domaine Cousin-Leduc ,Le Cousin, Grolleau Noire, 2011 61
Domaine Cousin-Leduc, Petillant, Grolleau, 2011 66
Agnès et René Mosse, Anjou, Chenin Blanc, 2011 69
Thierry Puzelat, Puzelat-Bonhomme, Touraine, Pinot Noire, 2011 62
Thierry Puzelat, Tue Boeuf, Le Brin de Chevre Blanc, Menu Pineau (or Arbois), 2010 62
Thierry Puzelat, Tue Boeuf, Cheverny, Pinot Noire, 2010 57
Thierry Puzelat, Tue Boeuf, Le Buisson Pouilleux, Sauvignon Blanc, 2010 67
Thierry Germain, Domaine des Roches Neuves, Marginale, Cabernet Franc, 2009 106
Thierry Germain, Domaine des Roches Neuves, L`Insolite, Chenin Blanc, 2011 72
Thierry Germain, Domaine des Roches Neuves, Cabernet Franc, 2011 51

Rhone
Rene-Jean Dard & Francois Ribo, Des Baties, Syrah, 2009 99
Rene-Jean Dard & Francois Ribo, C`est Le Printemps, Syrah, 2011 70
Rene-Jean Dard & Francois Ribo, Saint Joseph, Roussanne, 2010 109
Domaine Le Ferme St Martin, Les Romanins, 80% Grenache, 20% Cinsault, 2011 45
Souhaut Hervé Domaine Romaneaux-Desteze, Souteronne, Gamay, 2011 67
Souhaut Hervé Domaine Romaneaux-Desteze, St Joseph, Syrah, 2010 100
Souhaut Hervé Domaine Romaneaux-Desteze, Syrah, Syrah, 2010 76

SUD
Edouard Laffitte, Domaine DuBout Du Monde, L`Echappee Belle, Syrah, 2011 53
Domaine Jean Maupertuis, Les Pierres Noires, Gamay, 2011 53

Laurent Cazotte’s Artisan Spirits and Liqueurs-Laurent Cazottes, is a wizard distiller,
he makes the most magical liqueurs and spirits we have ever tried

Domaine Laurent Cazottes, Goutte De Poire Williams, Pear Brandy, 45% Alc/Vol 211
Domaine Laurent Cazottes , Liqueur de Guignes, Cherry Liquer 18% Alc/Vol 147
Domaine Laurent Cazottes , Aperitif made from wine and Sureau Flowers 17% 105
Domaine Laurent Cazottes , Goutte de Reine-Claude Doree, passerille 45% 212


Pheasant’s Tears Tour Services Menu


Traditional Georgian Feast “Pheasant’s Feast” – 50 lari per person
The supra is at the heart of Georgian traditional culture, and the cuisine reflects the richness
of the seasons. A feast with Pheasant’s Tears includes the best of seasonal produce and local
meats and cheeses in a wide variety of cold and hot dishes made especially for your group
and features our qvevri wines. The price as listed is not including music, but for a truly
memorable experience, you may consider inquiring about folk musicians.

Traditional Ensembles Zedashe and Zlekha to accompany tastings or feasts
– 600 lari per
event. These world-renowned folk ensembles will make your visit unforgettable.
Zedashe is a professional ensemble of polyphonic folk music that weaves dancing and
chanting into their performances, they can give separate performances, or serenade you
throughout a meal, in traditional Georgian fashion. Zlekha is a folk dance group that can be
booked to give full concerts for your group before or after your tasting or meal at Pheasant’s
Tears, price to be agreed upon based on the length of the concert. All our musical
performances involves informed explanations and are as educational as they are an enjoyable
addition to your visit with us.

Guided tours of Bodbe Monastery English, Russian, Georgian
– 50 lari per group
Walk the grounds of Bodbe Monastery and see the resting place of St. Nino, the Enlightener
of Georgia, who came to these lands in the first part of the 4th C bearing a cross made of grape
vines and bound with her hair.

Guided tours of the Streets of Sighnaghi ,English, Russian, Georgian
– 50 lari per group
Walk the streets and climb the wall of the 18th C jewel of Kakheti, a UNESCO protected site
that on clear days offers stunning views of the Alazani Valley and Greater Caucasus Ridge,
and hear about the history and life of the town from a local resident. Does not include 3 lari
per person museum entrance fee for optional museum visit.

Vineyard and Winery tour in Tibaani
– 20 lari per person, minimum 4
Visit the place where Pheasant’s Tears wine is made, from the organic Saperavi vineyard to
the traditional qvevri winery. We have new plantings of over 300 varieties of indigenous
Georgian grapes that are part of a living vine museum. Our vineyard is located in the shadow
of to St. Stephens 6th C Monastery, and an optional visit to the monastery can be included.

Horses- Our horses are calm and safe for children, our vintage western saddles are very comfortable.

Prices: ( guide/ instructor included )

1 hour for 35 GEL

2 hours for 60 GEL

3 hours for 100 GEL


Bookings can be made at Pheasant’s Tears Wine Restaurant at 18 Baratashvili Street or by calling:   Tamriko at 598722848


 

For longer trips, custom tailored offers are available

contact John by e mail: tamriko@pheasantstears.com