Varietal composition: Malagouzia 99%- Assyrtiko 1%
Location of vineyard: Avdira Xanthi, Thrace, Greece
Position: forest, coordinates: 40.979282, 24.910891
Vineyard: Organic, self-owned and able to produce 4000-5000 kilos per acre.
Ground: Sandy hills with 5 kilometers distance from the sea
Climate: Mediterranean with East winds, warm winds and day to night temperature difference 13-15 Celcius
Harvest : by hand in small baskets 25-30/08
Vinification technique: low temperature pre-humidification and fermentation in domestic yeast at controlled temperature. Maturation with fine mud and periodic stirring. for 5 months. Stay 1/3 for three months in French oak barrels. It is not filtered and does not undergo any treatment before bottling.
Alcohol level & characteristics: alcoholic strength::12,5 % vol, Total acidity: 5,9 g/l, Total sulfite: 68mg/l, Reducing sugars: 2,5 g/l, PH: 3,17
Organoleptic characteristics: Golden-red color with green shades. Mature, dense nose, with a particularly strong element of the Mediterranean herbs, the chamomile the basil and the mint. Yellow fruit, white and yellow flowers roasted lemon passion fruit nectarine spicy white spices with granite note makes it complicated. A pungent mouth with excellent flavor balance and very good acidity, greasiness, courage and persistence, ranked it in gourmet wines.
Serving suggestions: Sea shells, oily fish, seafood, white meats, pork, Mediterranean cuisine, pasta, salads, fresh cheeses. Enjoy today and for the next 5 years.