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
Alcohol content : 13.5 % vol.
Total acidity: 6.1 g/l
Residual sugar: 90 g/l
Ageing potential: At keast 4 to 5 years
Certified from: NSF
• 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
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