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Rapsani

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APPELLATION: Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) Rapsani

TYPE: Red dry wine

VARIETAL COMPOSITION: Xinomavro (1/3), Krassato (1/3), Stavroto (1/3)

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Tasting Note

A ruby red in colour wine that combines aromas of dried cherry and raspberry with olive paste, tomato and a whiff of spices and vanilla. Elegant, velvet-textured yet vibrant palate with a lingering mellow finish.

 

  • Vine parcels from Sub-Zone A (up to 250 meters alt)

    • Harvest: handpicked at the end of September
    • All the grapes –at their best average ripeness level- are co-vinificated
    • Fermentation  at 28-30 degrees C for a period of 8 to 10 days
    • Malolactic fermentation
    • Maturation: 6 months in 300 L. French oak barrels (30% new – 70% 2nd and 3rd fill)
    • Ageing: At least 6 months in the bottle before release
  • 2016 Vintage

    ABV (alc by vol) pH TA (gr/lt) RS
    12.5 3.29 5.06 2.4

     

    2015 Vintage

    ABV (alc by vol) pH TA (gr/lt) RS
    12.3 3.45 5.00 1.8

     

    2014 Vintage

    ABV (alc by vol) pH TA (gr/lt) RS
    12.4 3.6 5.26 1.8

     

    2013 Vintage

    ABV (alc by vol) pH TA (gr/lt) RS
    12.85 3.52 5.0 2.0

     

    2012 Vintage

    ABV (alc by vol) pH TA (gr/lt) RS
    13.0 3.55 5.33 1.8

     

    2011 Vintage

    ABV (alc by vol) pH TA (gr/lt) RS
    13.35 3.50 5.30 1.9

  • 2015 Vintage

    THESSALONIKI INTERNATIONAL WINE AND SPIRITS COMPETITION 2018 – BRONZE 

    ROBERT PARKER’s WINE ADVOCATE (February 2018) – 86 points

     

    2014 Vintage

    TEXSOM INTERNATIONAL WINE AWARDS 2017 – BRONZE 

     

    2013 Vintage

    TEXSOM INTERNATIONAL WINE AWARDS 2016 – BRONZE 

    ROBERT PARKER’s WINE ADVOCATE (August 2016) – 88 points

     

    2012 Vintage

    THESSALONIKI INTERNATIONAL WINE COMPETITION 2015 – SILVER 

    ROBERT PARKER’s WINE ADVOCATE (December 2015) – 89 points

     

    2011 Vintage

    THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS AND TEXSOM INTERNATIONAL WINE COMPETITION 2014 – SILVER                        

    THESSALONIKI INTERNATIONAL WINE COMPETITION 2014 – GOLD 

     

    2010 Vintage

    INTERNATIONAL WINE AND SPIRITS COMPETITION 2013 – BRONZE 

    INTERNATIONAL WINE CHALLENGE 2013 – COMMENTED

    WINE & SPIRITS MAGAZINE (Aug. issue 2013) – 89 points & Year’s Best & Best Buy

 

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