Santorini Assyrtiko Reserve


APPELLATION: Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) Santorini

TYPE: White dry wine


santorini crest bar

Tasting Note

This matured Assyrtiko is an outstanding example of oak treatment. Deep lemon color, with golden highlights. The nose is vibrant with oaky elements reminiscent of vanilla, followed by citrus fruits on the background. Dry, with refreshing acidity and the classic Assyrtiko’s minerality. Oak flavors are well integrated with elegant citrus fruitiness on the palate. Persistent, long finish.

  • Vine parcels at Pyrgos Village and Imerovigli at an altitude up to 450meters above sea level.

    Age of vines: 20-60 years

    Planting density: 2,000-2,300 plants per hectare

    Yield per hectare: 3,000 Kg

    Harvest: handpicked 

    Classic white vinification. Destemming, skin contact for 6 hours at 5-6°C, gentle pneumatic press. The beginning of the fermentation in stainless inox tanks at temperature at 16-17°C. At the middle of the fermentation, the must is filled in oak barrels. Battonage every 2 days for 1 month and a half until the completion of the fermentation. Stabilization, filtering and bottling.

    Maturation: Total 12 months (6 months in 225Lt medium toast oak barrels and 6 months in the bottle).   

  • 2017 Vintage

    ABV (alc by vol) pH TA (gr/lt) RS
    14.3 2.92 6.1 2.9


    2016 Vintage / 5,000 bottles produced

    ABV (alc by vol) pH TA (gr/lt) RS
    13.8 3.05 7.1 4.0


    2015 Vintage

    ABV (alc by vol) pH TA (gr/lt) RS
    14.0 3.15 6.12 3.3


    2014 Vintage

    ABV (alc by vol) pH TA (gr/lt) RS
    14.8 3.11 6.12 3.8


    2012 Vintage

    ABV (alc by vol) pH TA (gr/lt) RS
    14.8 3.12 5.43 2.7


    2011 Vintage

    ABV (alc by vol) pH TA (gr/lt) RS
    14.7 2.93 5.43 2.8

  • 2015 Vintage



    2010 Vintage

    WINE ENTHUSIAST – February 2015 

    “Ten Greek wines for winter” Susan Kostrzewa – February 2015

     Santorini Assyrtiko Reserve 2010

    “This is a luscious wine but has an elegant balance, thanks to the mineral undercurrent so typical in Greek wines. On the nose, toast, vanilla and smoke lead, while flavors of apple, peach and flower follow. Soft and generous in style, but finishes clean”.


    WINE AND SPIRITS – July 2013: 92 pts – Year’s Best & Best Buy

    DECANTER – “Assyrtiko Grand Tasting” – September 2013: 88 pts  

santorini crest bar


santorini crest bar

Can you think of a better place to taste SANTORINI ASSYRTIKO?

Learn more about SANTO WINES and their stunning winery. Click HERE

santorini crest bar

Date: August 17, 2012
WP-Backgrounds Lite by InoPlugs Web Design and Juwelier Schönmann 1010 Wien