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Mercouri Estate - Red 2019

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€13.90
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SKU
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Dry, Still, Red, Refosco, Mavrodafni, Ages well, 13% alc.
This blend of Refosco and Mavrodaphne from probably the most beautiful estate in Greece has an amazing elegance, grace and charm. Understated yet very complex and with ageing potential.
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Producer Mercury
Producer's Description It is the main wine of our Company. Produced from grapes of Refosco and Mavrodaphne.
Distinguished by its deep red color, aromas of red fruit with hints of chocolate and coffee harmony with cinnamon and vanilla from the wood.
With medium body, balanced with soft tannins but full, accompanies extremely grilled meats, white and red, sauce and stews, hard cheeses, etc. Before
market itself has matured for 10-12 months in French oak barrels and aged for at least 6 months in bottle. The annual production is about 80,000 bottles and aging potential of 6-8 chronia.

Varietal composition: Refosco, Mavrodaphne
Place of production: The privately owned vineyards of Domaine Mercouri in Korakochori Elis in the western Peloponnese
Production Method: Classic red vinification with selected yeasts and temperature control
Color: Deep red
Perfume: red fruit with hints of chocolate and coffee harmony with cinnamon and vanilla from the wood. Full-bodied, balanced, soft tannins but full.
Harmonically dishes: Grilled meats, white and red, stews, sauce, and hard tyria
Maturation period: 12 months in French oak barrels (mainly Allier)
Aging potential: 5-8 years
Wine Color Red
Intl Grape Variety Refosco
Greek Grape Variety Mavrodafni
Quality category Λετρίνοι ΠΓΕ
Vintage 2019
Country Greece
Region Peloponnese/Pyrgos Ilias
Volume 750ml
Dryness Dry
Style Still
Abv 13%
When to Drink Ages well
Taste Character Red dense with great complexity
Excellent match with Κόκορας με χυλοπίτες, σουτζουκάκια με σάλτσα και ρύζι, φτερωτό κυνήγι
Good match with Poultry Casseroles Red, Κιμάδες Μαγειρευτοί, Κυνήγι Μαγειρευτό Κόκκινο, Κυνήγι Μαγειρευτό Λευκό, Κυνήγι Ψητό Σχάρας, Κυνήγι Ψητό Φούρνου
Awards 2011
• THESSALONIKI INTERNATIONAL WINE COMPETITION
"Domaine Mercouri" 2001: Silver

2010
• INTERNATIONAL WINE COMPETITION MONDE SELECTION, Belgium
"Domaine Mercouri" 2006: Silver

2009
• INTERNATIONAL WINE & SPIRIT COMPETITION - UK
"Domaine Mercouri" 2006: Bronze

2008
• THESSALONIKI INTERNATIONAL WINE COMPETITION
"Domaine Mercouri" 2005: Silver
AWARDS • GOURMET, Greece
"Domaine Mercouri" 2005: Distinction

2006
• STARWINE INTERNATIONAL WINE COMPETITION
"Domaine Mercouri" 2003: Silver

2005
• THESSALONIKI INTERNATIONAL WINE COMPETITION
"Domaine Mercouri" 2001: Silver

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