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Santorini Assyrtiko Organic

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APPELLATION: Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) Santorini

TYPE: White dry wine

VARIETAL COMPOSITION: Assyrtiko (100%)

PRODUCT OF ORGANIC FARMING

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Tasting Note

Elegant aromas of jasmine coexist with hints of lemon, citrus with notes of white flowers on the background. Refreshing acidity in the palate, in harmony with a touch of saltiness and minerality. A complex wine that will further evolve within the next 5 years.

  • Single Vineyard – Grapes from two selected vine parcels in Episkopi village, certified for Organic Farming

    Total parcels’ area:   0.9 hectares

    Varieties cultivated: 100% Assyrtiko

    Altitude:                      80 meters

    Age of vines:              Up to 10 years

    Harvest:                      Ηandpicked 8 August for 2017 vintage

    Classic white vinification. Destemming, skin contact for 6 hours at low temperature 5-6 °C. Gentle pneumatic press. Fermentation temperature at 16-17 °C that lasted 20 days. Use of organic yeast and minimum use of added sulfites. Conservation in stainless steel tanks. Stabilization, filtering and bottling.

  • 2017 Vintage / 1,200 bottles produced

    ABV (alc by vol) pH TA (gr/lt) RS
    13.3 3.06 6.5 2.8

     

    2016 Vintage

    ABV (alc by vol) pH TA (gr/lt) RS
    11.9 3.08 6.8 1.9

     

    2015 Vintage / 2,400 bottles produced

    ABV (alc by vol) pH TA (gr/lt) RS
    12.0 3.14 6.04 1.72

     

    2014 Vintage /1st released vintage – 2,133 bottles produced

    ABV (alc by vol) pH TA (gr/lt) RS
    13.5 3.21 5.9 2.6

  • 2016 Vintage

    ROBERT PARKER’s WINE ADVOCATE (June 2017)89 points

     

    2014 Vintage

    NICO MANESSIS / GREEK WINE WORLD – April 2015: 17/20                               

    http://www.greekwineworld.net/tastingItem.php?recId=105#

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Date: August 03, 2016
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