Semeli Sauvignon Blanc
Oenologist: Leonidas Nassiakos
Grape Variety: Sauvignon Blanc 100%
Vineyard: From the slopes of Aigialia mountains
Soil: Clayt an altitude of 900m
Yield: 60 hl/ha
Microclimate: Harsh winters combined with cool summer nights and the breeze of the Corinthian bay allow grapes to ripen slowly reaching perfect maturation, retaining acidity and fully developing the explosive flavors and aromas of the variety Sauvignon Blanc.
Harvest: 30th August
Vinification: Grapes are handpicked and transported to the winery using refrigerated transport, they are then chilled to 7-8oC in cold storage and after cold soaked, followed by pneumatic press and classic white vinification. Fermentation at controlled temperatures of 16-17oC.
Production 2017: 6.664 bottles
First produced: 2014
Alcohol: 12.6% vol
Acidity: 6.1 g/l expressed as tartaric acid
Residual sugar: 2.8 g/l
Tasting notes: Bright yellow colour with light grey hues. Intense citrus aromas and passion fruit, fully bodied with crispy acidity that strongly highlights the characteristics of the variety. Long lasting aftertaste.
Serving suggestions: Accompanies shellfish, seafood, pasta with white sauces and salads.
Serve at: 9-11 oC
Silver Medal, Vinalies® Internationales Competition 2017
Silver Medal, Concours Mondial De Bruxelles, 2017
Silver Medal, International Wine & Spirits Competition (London) 2017
Bronze Medal, International Wine Challenge, London 2017
Commended, Decanter World Wine Awards, London 2017
Farming Practices: Sustainable