Moschomavro Red

Location: Grevena in Northwestern Makedonia

Soil: Deep clay, with a good structure and neutral pH

Climate: Continental, moderated by the mountainous ranges, with adequate humidity

Grape varieties: 100% the indigenous variety Moschomavro

Viticultural techniques: Integrated viticulture. Vines in “double Royat”. The soil is enriched with the grape marc compost.

Harvest: Beginning of October. Manual harvest.

Classification: Protected Geographical Indication Makedonikos

Vinification techniques: Fermentation in stainless steel at 23-24 oC following 2 days cold maceration.

Winemaker’s notes: A red wine with a vivid crimson colour; its impressive aroma reveals cherry jam and red fruits of the forest, leading to a playful palate bursting with fresh fruits.

Serving suggestions: Enjoy it as a refreshing summer sipping wine or pair it with light lunches – such as ham and other cold cuts, or chicken salad – as well as with sweet and sour flavours.

Serving temperature: Serve chilled at 13-15 oC

Date: July 11, 2012
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