Slow Food benoemde deze wijn tot een “Presidio” wijn, één van de meest unieke en zeldzaamste wijnen ter wereld omdat er van het Mavrotragano-druivenras wereldwijd maar 8 hectare is aangeplant.
Type: Dry Red Wine.
Classification: Protected Geographical Indication "Cyclades".
Mavrotragano 100%, variety of the island that was under threat of extinction until recently but has started to become prominent with new plantings.
A few words about the variety Mavrotragano:
This is an endangered variety, which can be found dispersed through Santorini. Traditionally used in the island to enhance the aroma and flavor of traditional red sweet wine. A multi-dynamic variety which can be used for dry red wine or sweet red wine, of exceptional quality and character.
Typical red vinification techniques with prolonged extraction periods, and ageing in new oak barrels for 18 months.
Deep red colour, aroma of spices and red fruit. Rich and gentle tannins, balanced acidity and complex after-taste.
Ageing potential: Over 7 years.
Serving Suggestions: Cheese and meat. Served at room temperature 18° C.
Age of vines: Mostly over 50 years and a part which is 5-6 years.
17th International Wine Competition, Thessaloniki-zilveren medaille (jaargang 2015)
Balkan International Wine Competition, gouden medaille (jaargang 2015)
International Wine Competition Thessaloniki 2016-zilveren medaille (jaargang 2014)