Thymiopoulos Vineyards Rose De Xinomavro
VARIETY: 100% XINOMAVRO
VINEYARDS: The vineyards are located around the village of Fyteia at an altitude of 500m. The vines are youngand non-irrigated
SOIL: Schist and Granite
MICROCLIMATE: The microclimate in Naoussa region is warm continental with the cooling winds from Mt Vermio being crucial for the quality of the grapes. The higher altitude around the village of Fyteia provides lower temperatures. In addition, the big diurnal range during the ripening season retains freshness and elegance into the wines.
HARVEST: 10th of October
VINIFICATION: Rose de Xinomavro grapes are hand- picked, destemmed and maceration lasts for 12 hours. Fermentation is taking place in stainless-steel tanks, with wild yeasts and it lasts for 5 to 6 months.
MATURATION: Second use oak barrels (500L) for 4 months.