Semeli Feast White
Wine maker: Yiannis Flerianos
Grape Varieties: Moschofilero 90% and Roditis 10%
Moschofilero: high altitude vineyards on the Mantinia plateau at 650m
Roditis: high altitude vineyards on the slopes of the Aigialia mountains at 600m
Soil:Sand and clay
Microclimate: Low temperatures during the winter combined with cool summer nights, due to high altitude, provide a slow ripening of the grapes. That results a very good maturation of the grapes with retaining acidity and fully developed flavours and aromas of both varieties
Harvest: Roditis: 15th to 20th September Moschofilero: 5th to 11th October
Vinification:Grapes are handpicked, they are then chilled to 7-8oC in cold storage, followed by pneumatic press and vinified according to classic white wine vinification. Fermentation at controlled temperature of 16-17oC.
Average Production:110.000 bottles
Acidity:5.25 g/l. expressed as tartaric acid
Residual sugar:2.8 g/l.
Tasting notes:Transparent light yellow colour with golden hues. Intense on the nose, with typical aromas of citrus fruits and roses. Well balanced palate, with mild acidity and smooth finish.
Serving suggestions:Savoured with Greek traditional dishes, seafood, pasta and vegetable cooked with olive oil.