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Naoussa

NAOUSSA
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APPELLATION: Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) Naoussa

TYPE: Red dry wine

VARIETAL COMPOSITION: Xinomavro 100%

Naoussa Crest long line

Tasting Note

Vibrant ruby red color. The nose is fruit-forward with ripe red berries and notes of sweet herbs. Medium-bodied and dry on the palate with fruity and spicy flavors. The oak is well integrated. Medium finish. 

    • Harvest takes place at the end of September – early October
    • Grapes handpicked and sorted before crush
    • Skin maceration at 8-10 degrees C for aprox. 3 days
    • Fermentation at max 26 degrees C for 12-15 days
    • Pumping over during fermentation
    • Malolactic fermentation in the tank

    Maturation for 12 months in 300Lt barrels

    • 95% French oak (20% new – 80% 2nd and 3rd fill)
    • 5% American oak 

    Further ageing in the bottle before release.

  • 2016 Vintage

    ABV (alc by vol) pH TA (gr/lt) RS
     12.2  3.56  5.36  1.9

     

    2015 Vintage

    ABV (alc by vol) pH TA (gr/lt) RS
     12.1  3.6  4.91  1.9

     

    2014 Vintage

    ABV (alc by vol) pH TA (gr/lt) RS
     12.3  3.56  5.0  1.9

     

    2013 Vintage

    ABV (alc by vol) pH TA (gr/lt) RS
    12.3 3.57 5.15 1.9

     

    2012 Vintage

    ABV (alc by vol) pH TA (gr/lt) RS
    12.3 3.59 5.14 1.9

     

  • 2015 Vintage

    ROBERT PARKER’s WINE ADVOCATE (February 2018) – 88 points

Naoussa Crest long line

NAOUSSA RESERVE_EN_web

Naoussa Crest long line

Date: July 11, 2012
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