Semeli Mantinia

Oenologist: Leonidas Nassiakos

Grape Variety: Moschofilero 100%

Vineyards: Mantinia, selected low yielding vineyards, at an altitude of 650 m. on the slopes of Zevgolatio

Soil: Clay

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.
Density: 0.9910
Acidity: 6.4 g/l expressed as tartaric acid
pH: 3.22
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

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