Varietal Composition: 80% Malagousia, 20% Mandilaria
Vineyard’s Location:Vineyards of Metochi, Dardeza, Synterina, Marmaro
Eye:Bright pale salmon colour.
Nose:Intense aromas of spring flowers, red fruit and hints of mineral notes.
Mouth:Rich aromas on the palate accentuated by crispy, fresh notes and a spicy aftertaste.
Serving:Temperature of 8 - maximum 12 °C, in medium-sized glass
Aging in the Cellar:Best savoured fresh.
Accompanies salads, white meat such as poultry and rabbit, mixed fried vegetables, fried fish, shrimp or lobster pasta, traditional Greek dishes such as shrimp saganaki, stuffed tomatoes, green beans, beef stew with orzo pasta.
The grapes are hand-picked 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 of the two varieties together for 14 hours at 10 °C. Static settling, pressing and fermentation at controlled temperature (18 °C) in small stainless steel tanks. After fermentation the wine is left on the lees for three months with frequent stir.
Bronze-DECANTER WORLD AWARDS 2020
89 Points WINE ADVOCATE , VINTAGE 2020