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Agioritiko ABATON Gold Selection

AGIORITIKO ABATON GOLD SELECTION BIO LOGO

APPELLATION: Protected Geographical Indication (PGI) Mount Athos

TYPE: Red dry wine

VARIETAL COMPOSITION: Cabernet Sauvignon (80%) & Limnio (20%)

PRODUCT OF ORGANIC FARMING

“Abaton” in Greek means “untrodden”. The term has been linked with the untrodden chamber of the church-the altar. The most well-known “Abaton” in Greece is holy Mount Athos. Abaton signifies the “untrodden” nature of Mount Athos, the spiritual way of life and the purity of the land.

“Agioritiko” means something originated from Agio Oros (Mount Athos). It has nothing to do with the variety of Agiorgitiko (Saint George).

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Tasting Note

Deep ruby red color with great intensity. Bold aromas of small dark fruits, spices and vanilla on the nose. Dry palate, with well-structured tannins and a full body. Complex aromas of ageing, coffee and bitter chocolate accompany the fruity and spicy character. Aftertaste is long, complex and impressive.

    • The grapes are handpicked and sorted on a conveyor belt before crush
    • Two-days pre fermentation cold soak at 8-10°C
    • Alcoholic fermentation for a period of 15-20 days at controlled temperatures of no more than 25°C
    • Traditional red vinification in open oak vats (50 hl); this traditional “Mount Athos Vinification Technique” supplies the grape must with enough oxygen for fermentation and imparts a rich aroma and smooth taste that is enhanced by ageing
    • Malolactic fermentation in open oak vats
    • The final blend is made five months after harvest and the last racking takes place about six months later. The wine is filtered very lightly

    Maturation: 16 months in oak barrels 300Lt

    Barrels: 100% French oak (50% first fill – 50% 2nd and 3rd fill)

    Further ageing in bottle for at least 12 months before release  

  • 2014 Vintage

    ABV (alc by vol) pH TA (gr/lt) RS
    13.8 3.3 5.55 2.9

     

    2013 Vintage

    ABV (alc by vol) pH TA (gr/lt) RS
    13.5 3.59 5.14 1.9

     

    NEW2012 Vintage 

    ABV (alc by vol) pH TA (gr/lt) RS
    13.50 3.60 5.50 1.9

     

    2010 Vintage

    ABV (alc by vol) pH TA (gr/lt) RS
    13.85 3.60 5.50 1.9

     

    2007 Vintage

    ABV (alc by vol) pH TA (gr/lt) RS
    13.85 3.64 5.17 1.9

     

    2005 Vintage

    ABV (alc by vol) pH TA (gr/lt) RS
    14.2 3.74 5.14 1.9

     

  • 2014 Vintage

    BERLINER WEIN TROPHY (Summer Tasting) 2018 – GOLD

    MUNDUS VINI (Summer Tasting) 2018 – SILVER

     

    2013 Vintage

    AWC VIENNA 2018 – GOLD

    FRANKFURT INTERNATIONAL TROPHY 2018 – GOLD

    THESSALONIKI INTERNATIONAL WINE AND SPIRITS COMPETITION 2018 – BRONZE 

     

    NEW2012 Vintage

    TEXSOM IWA 2017 – BRONZE 

    THESSALONIKI INTERNATIONAL WINE AND SPIRITS COMPETITION 2017 – SILVER 

    Robert Parker’s WINE ADVOCATE / Issue 30 June 2017 – 90 points

     

    2010 Vintage

    Robert Parker’s WINE ADVOCATE / Issue 31 August 2016

    “Great Red North of Greece” by Mark Squires – 92 points

     

    2007 Vintage

    MUNDUS VINI BIOFACH 2012 – GOLD 

     

    2005 Vintage

    MUNDUS VINI BIOFACH 2011 – GOLD 

    MUNDUS VINI BIOFACH 2010 – GOLD 

    AWC VIENNA 2010 – GOLD 

    THESSALONIKI INTERNATIONAL WINE COMPETITION 2009 – SILVER 

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Abaton Gold AD

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Date: July 11, 2012
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