Mercouri Estate Belvedere

Varietal composition: 100% Malvasia Aromatica

Place of production: Mercouri Estate’s vineyards on the western coast of the Peloponnese, near Ancient Olympia

Method of production: After harvest the grapes dry in the sun for approximately 5-8 days, before fermentation. It is a naturally sweet wine, fermented under strict temperature control and aged for 12 months in new french Vosges casks.

2014 production: 1,500 bottles

Color: Golden with orange sheen

Aromas: Intense varietal and honey aromas.

Taste: Velvet touch, quite thick with duration. Complicated, with a very good balance of sweetness, acidity and alcohol and a long fruity finish.

Served: Cold at 8-10° C

Chemical analysis:
Alcohol content : 13.5 % vol.
pH: 3.25
Total acidity: 6.1 g/l
Residual sugar: 90 g/l

Ageing potential: At keast 4 to 5 years

Certified from: NSF

Recent distinctions:
• I.W.C., MUNDUS VINI, Germany “Belvedere” 2011: Gold
• I.W.C., MUNDUS VINI, Germany “Belvedere” 2008: Gold
• GOURMET AWARDS, Greece “Belvedere” 2006: Wine of the Year

Packing: 500 ml bottles

Vineyard Characheristics:
Location: Mercouri Estate’s proprietary vineyards
Elevation: 30 – 40m
Soil Type: Sandy clayous with limstone rocky formations
Age of Wines: 25 – 30 years

Label Barcode: 5203883000425

Farming Practices:  Sustainable

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