Oenops Apla Red 2019
VARIETY : 50% XINOMAVRO 30% LIMNIONA 20% MAVROUDI
VINEYARDS : Vineyards in the north of Greece (Drama region of Macedonia) with 15-60 year old vines.
SOIL : Diverse range of soil characteristics.
CLIMATE : A warm and temperate climate with an average temperature of 14C and rainfall of 520mm. Heated summers with mild, wetter winters.
WINERY : Founded in 2015 by celebrated Greek wine maker Nikos Karatzas, Oenops is the most newly established winery in the region of Drama. Its main goal is to produce the highest quality wines in limited quantities. The grapes are sourced from personally selected vineyards from Drama and surrouding areas of Macedonia, cultivated by ambitious winegrowers.
VINIFICATION METHOD : Xinomavro and Limniona are fermented in large barrels of 5hl. Nine months of aging with lees follows before the blending and bottling of the wines.
SERVING SUGGESTIONS : Pairs well grilled meats, cold cuts and cheese. Compliments dishes with spicy sauces.
TASTING CHARACTERISTICS : Intensively fruit driven nose with aromas of fresh berries and tomato leaves Well balanced, fresh and intense with a vibrant finish
ALCOHOLIC VOLUME [%] : 13
SERVING TEMP : 16-18C
Farming Practices: Sustainable