Klima Klima Organic Merlot


APPELLATION: Protected Geographical Indication (PGI) Halkidiki

TYPE: Red dry wine



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Tasting Note

Deep ruby red color. The nose is vibrant with aromas of ripe red berries and spicy notes. Round on the palate with soft tannins leading to a long, lingering finish.


    • Pre fermentation maceration at 10-12 °C for 48 hours
    • Fermentation in stainless steel tank at +/- 22 °C for 12 days
    • During fermentation, lees stirring (batonnage) takes place in order to keep the lees in contact with the wine and extract flavor, aroma and texture.
    • Malolactic fermentation in the tank

    Maturation: 10 months in 300 Lt barrels

    Barrels: French oak (40% 1st fill – 60% 2nd and 3rd fill) 

    Further ageing for 6 months in the bottle before release

  • 2017 Vintage 

    ABV (alc by vol) pH TA (gr/lt) RS
    13.5 3.62 4.99 2.8


    2015 Vintage 

    ABV (alc by vol) pH TA (gr/lt) RS
    13.20 3.41 5.44 2.4
  • 2015 Vintage



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What does KLIMA KLIMA stand for?

Tsantali is introducing a new brand name and packaging for the celebrated range of organic wines from Halkidiki vineyard.

Next to “Organic” that highlights the viticulture method applied, the name KLIMA KLIMA is added.  The source of inspiration for the new brand is a blending of the words “vine” and “climate”, both called “klima” in Greek. While sharing the same pronunciation, their meaning is completely different, yet equally important to viticulture. With the constant care and attention of the vine grower, the right selection of a vine can thrive under the right climate met in a vineyard. The vine in ongoing interaction with the climate and the rest of the special conditions that characterize a piece of land, will offer wines of sheer personality, able to imprint a sense of place.

The KLIMA KLIMA ORGANIC range by TSANTALI consists of single-varietal wines made from Assyrtiko (white), as well as Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot (reds). The grapes are organically grown at the Tsantali family’s privately owned vineyard at Agios Pavlos in Halkidiki, at a total area of 17 hectares. There, apart from organic farming, integrated crop management (ICP) is implemented, a holistic approach to sustainable agriculture. It must be pinpointed that TSANTALI has been among the very first Greek wineries to implement certified organic farming since early 2000 in the vineyards in Halkidiki, Mount Athos, Maronia and Rapsani.

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Date: November 01, 2019
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