APANTA 2012 XINOMAVRO PDO
Type: Dry Red wine
Category: P.D.O. Naoussa
Variety: Xinomavro 100%
Vineyards: The vineyards are located at Fytia, at southern tip of the appellation of Naoussa. They are 47 years old. The altitude of vineyards is between 400-500m, with a soil, where there are slivers of limestone bedrock and volcanic soils which contribute to making wines of real class.
Microclimate: It is characterized by cooling winds that blow down from Mount Vermio in the warms summers and by dispersed rainfalls that are marked at all the duration of time.
Harvest: First days of October.
Vinification Method: The grapes are handpicked. The alcoholic fermentation starts with wild yeast and always with checked conditions. In the end of alcoholic fermentation and the completion of malolactic fermentation, the wine is transported in the oak barrels (500lt). Bottled unfiltered.
Ageing: Twelve months in the oak barrels.
Analytical Data: Alcohol: 13,5% vol.
Tasting Characteristics: Splendid, purple red colour. Complex, typical bouquet of red small fruits, cherry, blackberry, plum, sun-dried tomato, black olive, vanilla. Full mouth, rounded tannins, balanced acidity. Pleasant and long aftertaste.
Medals: Gold Medal Best Value China Wine & Spirits Awards 2015
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