Assyrtiko de Louros Vignes Centenaires 2016
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Dry, Still, White, Assyrtiko, Ages well, 15% alc.
Assyrtiko writes history having already found its way into the global market and Charidimos Hadjidakis is among those who raise the profile of the variety. The most terroir-aware producer of the island, chooses the Tower area 100 year old grapes, giving an oxidative styled, unique Assyrtiko after 24 months aging in old barrels.
Yellow limits of gold, with sherry-like aromas deliberate oxidation on the nose combined with ripe yellow fruit, dried fruit, Asian spices, tea and chamomile. Rare density of white wine palate, with high alcohol is balanced by high acidity and intense feeling oryktodi gives Assyrtiko Santorini. Special, unique and extremely rare as only 400 bottles produced from wine. A different, yet typical view of Santorini in a wine that is very popular abroad among collectors. If you do not hurry dare to give it more than a decade of evolution in the bottle.
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|Producer's Description|| Wine Type: b> Local white wine, organic kalliergeias
Varietal composition: b> Aidani 90% Assyrtiko 10%
Grape Origin: b> Vineyards mainly southern part of the island, altitude: 120 to 150 and 330 metra
bottling Area: b> Santorini
Oinopoiisi: b> Direct separation of grape marc, sediment and fermented with selected yeasts at 18 ° C. 25-30 days during fermentation. Maturation in stainless dexamenes.
Tasting notes: b> Mild yellow color, aromas of exotic fruits. Aromatikos richness in the mouth, balanced flavor.
Harmony flavors: b> Light appetizers and salads
Serving temperature: b> 12 ° C
Aging Time: b> 4 chronia
Label: b> H kids painting the daughter of producer Stellas
|Greek Grape Variety||Assyrtiko|
|Quality category||Κυκλάδες ΠΓΕ|
|When to Drink||Ages well|
|Excellent match with||Τυριά υψηλής ωριμότητας όπως μια εξαιρετική παλαιωμένη παρμεζάνα, θαλασσινά όπως scallops σε κρεμώδη σάλτσα, λευκό κρέας και κυνήγι.|
|Good match with||Cheese Hard Yellow Aged, Cheese Hard Yellow Intense / Salty, Meat Lamb Cooked White|
|Awards|| Aidani Assyrtiko 2006 b>
Silver Medal i> b> - 7th Thessaloniki International Wine Competition 2007
Aidani Assyrtiko 2005 b>
Silver Medal i> b> - 6th Thessaloniki International Wine Competition 2006
|Type of Box||Carton|