Lune Noire 2019

Grape variety: Xinomavro, ungrafted (90%) Assyrtiko (10%)

Soil: Sandy limestone and residual clay

Altitude above sealevel: 650 m

Vineyard Area: 1,5 ha

Location vineyards: Xinomavro: Rasto, Prisecca, Ampelotopi Assyrtiko: Levea

Climate type: Semi continental

Climate characteristics: Cold winters with ample rain and snow, hot dry summers with cool nights

Bio fungicides: 3 x sulphur dust, 2 x cupper dust, 1 *
lime/sulphur spray, Nettle juice spray

Cover crops: Vetch, Barley and Mustard

Harvest: By hand in 20 kg containers

Yields /hectare: 10000 kg/ 70 hL

Harvest date: 2019 September 20-30

Vinification: Whole bunches pressed in basket press. Temperature controlled fermentation at 18-22 degrees Celsius. Low sulphur use, no chemical additives. 2 nd fermentation in bottle. Sur latte for 18months. Released 1 month after degorgement.

Tasting note: Rich but yet delicate nose, agrumes, resines, mediterranean bush and stones. Mouthfilling creamy mousse with everlasting tiny bubbles in perfect contrast with its refreshing acidity. Balanced. Considerable length. Cold climate wine.

Bottled: July 2020
Alcohol: 11 .50%
Ph: 2.77
TA: 7.7mg/ L
Sugar: 0,2 g /L
Free sulfur dioxide: 0,6 mg/ lt
Pressure: 5.8 bar

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