Mtevandidi was widespread in the Guria province before the invasion of the fungal diseases and of Phylloxera. Nowadays it is is a rare variety in Georgia. The mature leaf is large, round, slightly three lobed. The lower leaf side is covered with weak cobwebby hairs.The grape of Mtevandidi is used for making ordinary red table wines and in blend with Jani. Mono varietal Mtevandidi wines are rather strong. Through long ageing, the wine acquires a delicate bouquet and taste.