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Dry, Still, Red, Syrah, Xinomavro, Ages well, 14.5% alc.
Took his place among the great Greek red soon hit the market. A strong red wine for very special moments, but also very delicious flavors.
Selected red label from the Kir-Yianni sentimental value for the family Boutari, reflected in this beautiful wine. A very good Xinomavro that by adding a small amount of Syrah, acquires spicy character. Velvety and "tough" when needed wine is intended for tasty combinations of high quality.
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|Producer's Description||Since emerging bouquet in the glass, the taster realizes immediately that the differentiation of Xinomavro: ripe black fruit on a complex bond with aromas of dark chocolate, blond tobacco and pepper, evidence of 20 months of oak presence. In the mouth, receives generous well-structured, sculpted tannins, which have taken root in a layer of grease. The aftertaste lasts for hours in the sensory stimulation of glossas.
The vineyard Kir-Yianni in Naoussa is located at an altitude of 230-320m., At the foot of East Vermion. The climate of the area is characterized by abundant rains in the winter and spring, while the summers mild drought. The soil is a mosaic of various types with moderate slopes and panoramic mode. For this reason, the total area of 500 acres, divided into 30 plots, each with specific installation and cultivation frontida.
For Diaporos Xinomavro selected from the heart of the parcel 5. The soil has significant gradient (20%), while Clay high pH. The yield of the vines in this piece does not exceed 650 kg / ha, the load is characterized by araioragia, mikroragia and sometimes absence of pips in raga.
In the first exercise period material pre-fermentation extraction 7 days at 12 ° C in fully antioxidant environment. The fermentation, which lasts for twenty days, performed by 60% in classic vinificators and 40% in open tanks equipped with automatic piston pigeage. The temperature of the alcoholic fermentation is maintained at 28-31 ° C and in these levels remains a metazymotiki extraction 5-7 imeron.
The wine and evolution of this blend is to as quickly as possible color stability Xinomavro and the "softening" of the tannins. Thus, the malolactic fermentation in 100% new barrels, while programs are mikrooxygonoseon and batonnage. After the first 6 months of the birth of wine, the percentage of new timber will be reduced to 15-20%.
Identity Wine b>
Type: b> Dry red
Category: b> Local Imathia
Source: b> Selected parcels of property in Gianakochori
Varietal composition: b> Xinomavro 87%, Syrah 13%
Maturity: b> 22 μήνες aging in oak barrels and 6 months 225L reductive aging in bottle
Aging potential: b> 10-12 years
combination with food: b> Wine tasting with great concentration, which allows culinary combinations intensive. Serving excellent grilled meats, game and red meat cooked with fruit sauces.
|Intl Grape Variety||Syrah|
|Greek Grape Variety||Xinomavro|
|Quality category||Ημαθία ΠΓΕ|
|When to Drink||Ages well|
|Taste Character||Red dense with great complexity|
|Excellent match with||Αγριογούρουνο ψητό, αρνάκι στο φούρνο, παλαιωμένα κίτρινα τυριά|
|Good match with||Cheese Hard Yellow Aged, Meat Lamb Roasted, Κυνήγι Ψητό Σχάρας|
|Awards|| 2010 b>
OINOTHIKI 2010 WINE GUIDE Silver b>
International Thessaloniki Wine Competition Silver b>