Anatolikos Natural Red Wine

Grape Varieties: Mavroudi 60%, Merlot 20% & Cabernet Sauvignon 20%

Location of vineyard: Avdira, Xanthi, Thrace, Greece

Vineyard: Organic, privately owned with production of 400-500 kilos per acre.

Soils: Sandy hills with rocky underground with 5 kilometers from the sea.

Climate: Mediterranean with East winds, warm winds and day to night temperature difference 13-15C

Harvest: By hand in small wooden baskets

Vinification technique: Long fermentation in clay amphora with only the indigenous yeasts.  The pressing of the grape skins is done by hand.  Maturation takes place in amphora while in contact with the skins for 270 days. There is no additional treatment and it is not filtered and no sulfites are added. 1400 bottles produced.

Alcohol level & characteristics: ABV:14.6%, Acidity: 5,9g/l, Sulfur: 48 mg/l, Volatile acidity: 0.51, Residual Sugars: 1 g/l, PH: 3.5

Description: Deep purple color with intense and complex aromas of earth, spice and subtle floral notes reminiscent of the soil and clay amphora.  Medium acidity with flavors including mature red and black forest fruits, cedar, sweet spices, dried plum and pine honey. Full bodied with structured tannins and vibrant acidity with a long finish.

Serving suggestions: Try it with dry cured meats, BBQ, wild game, wild mushrooms, ripe cheeses and sausages.  Decanting is recommended.

Natural Red Wine is certified organic by BIO Hellas and contains only naturally occurring sulfites

Farming Practices:  Sustainable, Natural
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