Semeli Feast White
Wine maker Oenologist: Yiannis Flerianos
Grape Varieties: Moschofilero 80% and Roditis 20%
Vineyard: 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
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
Harvest: Roditis: 1st to 7th October Moschofilero: 14th to 20th 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: 12.3% vol.
Acidity: 5.5 g/l. expressed as tartaric acid
Residual sugar: 2.5 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.
Serve at: 9-10oC