Semeli Feast White
Oenologist: Leonidas Nassiakos
Grape Varieties: Moschofilero 90% and Roditis 10%
Vineyard: Moschofilero: high altitude vineyards on the Mantinia plateau Roditis: high altitude vineyards on the slopes of the Aigialia mountains. Soil: Sand and clay
Yield: 90 hl/ha
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
Roditis: 26th September to 4th October
Moschofilero: 9th to 15th 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
First produced: 2010
Alcohol: 12,0% vol.
Acidity: 6,1 g/l. expressed as tartaric acid
Residual sugar: 2,7 g/l.
Tasting notes: Vibrant yellow-green colour with grey 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 seafood, pasta and poultry.
Serve at: 9-10oC
Farming Practices: Sustainable