Varietal Composition: Merlot 40%, Agiorgitiko 40%, Mandilaria 20%
Vineyard’s Location:Vineyards of Metochi, Rountzeri, Synterina, Marmaro
Eye:Ruby red with crimson highlights.
Nose:Dense aromas of red and dark fruit such as berries and cherries, spices, chocolate and vanilla.
Mouth:Luscious with soft tannins, lively, embellished by intense aromas of fruity and spicy notes on the finish.
Serving: Temperature of 15 - 17 °C, in a glass of large capacity.
Aging in the Cellar: 1-5 years
Red meat and game (cooked or grilled), Peking duck, creole or Tex-Mex dishes, legumes, rich cheese.
The grapes are hand-picked based on their ripeness and placed in small crates. After the harvest, the grapes are taken immediately into the winery. Cooling the grapes at 8 °C, destemming and pre-fermentation maceration for 3 to 4 days (depending on the variety) at 10 °C. Alcoholic fermentation with cultured yeasts at controlled temperature (18-23 °C), the grapes remain for 12 to 15 days (depending on the variety) in stainless steel tanks. Partial malolactic fermentation and wine aging for six months in French oak barrels.