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Mavrodaphne Grand Reserve Achaia Clauss

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Sweet, Still, Red, Mavrodafni, Ages well, 15% alc.
The flagship of Achaia Clauss plays in a class of its own in terms of quality, highlighting the huge potential of the renowned name of origin Mavrodafni Patras. The Grande Reserve 1979 is a shockingly complex wine with great aging which reveals a multifaceted aromatic and tasty character you will rarely have the chance to find.
Dark brown with green reflections in the glass due to the long period of maturity in the barrel. Full sophisticated aromas of dried fruits such as figs and raisins, chocolate and hints of strong oxidation such as caramel, toffee and nuts. Delightfully sweet, hot alcohol and incredibly intense aromas in the mouth leading to an almost endless evolving aftertaste.
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Producer Achaia Clauss
Producer's Description Category: Mavrodaphne Patras AOC
Type: Red, sweet
Varietal composition: Mavrodaphne (60%), black currants (40%)
Vineyard: Zone Mavrodaphne Patras AOC (north and northwest of Patras), and Achaia prefecture respectively.
Harvest: Late August and early September for Mavrodaphne. Second fortnight of August for the Black currants.
Aging: At least 48 months in French oak barrels (225litra).
vinification method: According to the traditional way of fortified sweet wine. Separate vinification for each variety and stopping the alcoholic fermentation with the addition of wine alcohol. So the sweetness of the wine Mavrodaphne exclusively due to sugars of the grapes, while the bouquet combines the flavors of the grapes with those of partial fermentation and aging.
Taste description: Clear appearance and deep amber in fruity background flavors, mixed dried fruit with intense shades of walnut. The flavors of sweet raisins, dried figs and palm dominate an elegant combination, while tasty unrolled to an ending, which seems to bring these wonderful flavors in a long aftertaste.
Fits ... Mavrodaphne Patron Wine Reserve, is ideal as an aperitif with nuts, prunes, and as a dessert wine to accompany a perfectly fresh fruits (eg peaches) soft gruyere or blue cheese, ice cream and cherry syrup, sweets with coffee and chocolate. Serve at 12-14 ° C.
Wine Color Red
Greek Grape Variety Mavrodafni
Quality category Μαυροδάφνη Πατρών ΠΟΠ
Country Greece
Region Peloponnese/Achaia
Volume 500ml
Bottle Size 0.5lt
Dryness Sweet
Style Still
Abv 15%
When to Drink Ages well
Taste Character Port and similar styles
Excellent match with Μόνο του μετά το τέλος του γεύματος, bitter σοκολάτα, ζεστό σουφλέ σοκολάτας με παγωτό, προφιτερόλ με σκούρα σοκολάτα, τυριά τύπου stilton και ροκφόρ.
Good match with Deserts Chocolate, Deserts White, Fruit

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