Synonym names of the variety are Dzveli Obtchuri and Dzvelshavi. Dzelshavi is an ancient Georgian grapevine variety. It is spread in the Imereti and Ratcha-Lechkhumi provinces and included in the official list of grapevine varieties recommended for cultivation on the territory of Georgia. The grape of Dzelshavi is used for making ordinary table wines. The wine is light red, with fresh taste and low extract. To improve wine quality, Dzelshavi is very often blended with other red wine varieties.