Oenologist: Leonidas Nassiakos
Grape Variety: Moschofilero 100%
Vineyards: Mantinia, selected low yielding vineyards, at an altitude of 650 m. on the slopes of Zevgolatio
Yield: 70 hl/ha
Microclimate: Low temperatures and snow fall during the winter, cool nights during the summer combined with the high altitude contribute to the slow ripening of the grapes. That results perfect maturation, crisp acidity and fully developed the distinctive flavours and aromas of this pink skinned grape variety.
Harvest: 2nd to 5th October
Vinification: Grapes are handpicked, they are then chilled to 7-8oC in cold storage, pressed by pneumatic press and followed by strict settling and vinified according to the classic white wine vinification. Fermentation in stainless steel vats at controlled temperatures of 16-17oC.
Average Production: 140.000 bottles
First produced: 1982
Alcohol: 12.4% vol.
Acidity: 6.4 g/l expressed as tartaric acid
Residual sugar: 2.8 g/l
Tasting notes: Light yellow-green colour with grey hues. The wine reveals elegant aromas reminiscent of roses, lemon and white flowers. Medium to full bodied, refreshing taste, balanced palate with crispy and long aftertaste due to its pleasant acidity.
Serving suggestions: The wine can be enjoyed with shellfish, prawns, crayfish and fish in lemon sauces.
Serve at: 9-10 oC
Farming Practices: Sustainable