Anatolikos POLLIOS Oinos
Grape Varieties: Mavroudi Thrace 50%, Assyrtiko 40%, 10% Moschato
Location of vineyard: Avdira, Xanthi, Thrace, Greece
Vineyard: Organic, privately owned with production of 400-500 kilos per acre.
Soils: Sandy hills with a loose, rocky granite subsoil 5 kilometers from the sea at an altitude 50-70m above sea level.
Climate: Mediterranean with East winds, warm winds and day to night temperature difference 13-15C
Harvest: By hand in small wooden baskets
Vinification technique: Once harvested, the grapes are sun-dried for 15 to 17 days. Once optimal sugar levels are reached, a long fermentation in amphora begins and lasts for 100-120 days with only the naturally occurring yeasts. Once fermentation is complete, the wine is then transferred and matured for 36-42 months in small barrels without the addition of any sulfites. The wine is then bottled unfiltered with no further treatment. 1500 500ml bottles produced.
Alcohol level & characteristics: Alcohol: 14 % ABV, Acidity: 5.3 g/l, Sulfur: 34 mg/l, Residual Sugars 1.5 g/l, PH: 3.45
Description: Deep amber/black in color on the rim with a deep ruby core. Intense aromas of earth, mineral, raisin, dried fruit, figs, plum, cherry, honey, sweet walnut, carob, tobacco and spices cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg and cedar . Full bodied with balanced sweetness, structure and acidity followed by a lengthy finish.
Serving suggestions: Strong cheese, foe grass and dried fruit desserts with chocolate. Enjoy it at 10C.
Pollois Oinos is certified organic by BIO Hellas and contains only naturally occurring sulfites