The Sharg Ulduzu winery is close to Shamkir, backed by the arid foothills of the Lesser Caucasus Mountains. Meaning ‘Star of the East’, Sharg-Ulduzu produces a range of dry red single grape wines (Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz, Merlot, Saperavi) along with blends in which a traditional cooling technique stops fermentation to produce low-alcohol semi-sweet wines maintaining much of the natural sugar. Examples include Shemkirskaya Krepost (Merlot-Cabernet-Sauvignon), Shishtapa (Saperavi-Merlot) and Skazka Vostoka (Saperavi-Tavkveri). The whites follow a similar pattern and include a decent, dry Bayanshira. Site tours are available that include degustations of all the various wines produced here, accompanied by tasty snacks and including a guided tour of the Sharg Ulduzu museum. That offers a glimpse into the rich, German-inspired winemaking traditions of the Shamkir region. PutSharg Ulduzu Wines into our Shamkir online travel route planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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