Karavitakis The Little Prince Red

Vintage : 2012
Wine Type : Dry Red
Grape Varieties : 65% Kotsifali – 35% Mandilari
Region : Pontikiana Village , Chania , Crete and selected blocks
Altitude : 250 meters
Climate : A bit lower temperatures compared to the classic mediterranean climate, adequate rainfall during winter, warm summer and the presence of sea breeze which cools the vineyards during summer days Soil Type: Limestone mostly. Parts with clay presence. Inclined fields
Vines Per Ha : 3600
Harvest : 10/9/2012
Vinification : Early morning hand harvest and grape sorting. Destemming follows Skin contact fermentation in inox tanks. Duration 10 – 12 days in 25 to 28 C controlled temperature. Every 2 hours the pulp is rinsed with grape juice for better extraction
Barrel used : No barrel use
Bottles Produced : 20000 bottles per year
Tasting Notes : Kotsifali is used as a backbone for this wine offering soft texture and plum fragrances and mandilari ads deep ruby red color tanins and jam flavors. A red wine which can be enjoyed even without food.
Serving suggestions : ~ 18 C


Wine category : Dry
Alcohol perecentage : 13,5
Total Acidity : 5,6
Residual Sugar : 1,8 gr/l
Total Sulphur Acid : 130 mg/l
Free Sulphur Acid : 28 mg/l
Bottle Type : Leggera / bordeaux type
Cork Type : Nomacorc 43mm
Bottles Per Case : 12

Farming Practices: Sustainable

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