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Dry, Still, Red, Syrah, Mavrodafni, Ages well, 13.5% alc.
One of the most elegant of the Greek Vineyard Syrah. The typical spicy flavors of the variety are more mature and sophisticated by adding Kefalonian Mavrodaphne that makes the blend of this wine unique. The acidity, in addition, gives nerve, "appetite" for adventurous taste combinations, and aging time.
Can Kefalonia island as wine zone, is most famous for the white wines of the past year, however, has shown that the unique terroir can give very very red. The Syrah Gentilini is a wine that can stand next to a complex, spicy dishes with a focus on red meat, and promises a captivating taste combinations that will satisfy even the most discerning palates.
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|Producer's Description|| Type: b> Dry Red
Category: b> Table Wine
Varietal composition: b> Syrah (90%) and Mavrodaphne (10%)
Source: b> The Syrah comes from our vineyards that are organically grown in Minies Kefalonia. The yield per hectare does not exceed 400 kg / ha, and the soils are calcareous. The Mavrodaphne from mountain vineyards owned in Lixouri Kefalonia. The yield per hectare does not exceed 600 kg acre and the land is argilodi.
Vinification: b> All procedures performed on the family winemaking winery. The varieties processed separately and in the same manner. The grapes are separated from the bunches and berries are broken open fermented in stainless steel tanks. The juice is recycled every 4 hours so that peel always remain liquid. When the desired extraction of color and tannins, the stafylomaza pressed juice is passed in a closed stainless steel tanks to complete the alcoholic and the malolactic fermentation. Then the wine is transferred into small French oak barrels for maturation. After 7-8 months stay in wine barrels is the ultimate blend with Mavrodafni (up 10%) and bottled. The bottles remain for further aging, at least 16 months in underground cellars mas.
Tasting Notes: b> Deep red, dense, rich and fruity with intense notes of ripe fruit and spices (pepper), with good quality tannins and subtle presence xylou.
Harmony: b> Hunting, aged cheeses and rich Greek and international kouzina.
Can be over 5 years aging.
|Intl Grape Variety||Syrah|
|Greek Grape Variety||Mavrodafni|
|Quality category||Επιτραπέζιος Οίνος|
|When to Drink||Ages well|
|Taste Character||Red dense with great complexity|
|Excellent match with||Αρνάκι στο φούρνο, κόκορας με χυλοπίτες, ποικιλία αλλαντικών|
|Good match with||Meat Lamb Roasted, Poultry Casseroles Red, Αλλαντικά|