- Fatty fish
- White meat with light sauces
- Pasta dishes with creamy sauces
- Medium spicy cheeses
A pioneering blend in Crete of two grape varieties, the indigenous Thrapsathiri and the famous French Sauvignon blanc.
Thrapsathiri is an important indigenous grape variety, falsely considered as a relative of Athiri. It tends to give wines with intense aromas high acidity and low alcohol levels.
Melissinos white is an exotic wine born from our owned mountainous, Organically cultivated vineyards. The vineyards are exposed to cooling winds from North East. In this wine we marry the 2 edges of Crete, the first and the last grape of the harvest.
Ideal for wine connoisseurs looking to age their white wines in a cellar.
750ml, 300ml, 1.5lt
GRAPE VARIETIES: 70% Thrapsathiri, 30% Sauvignon Blanc
CATEGORY: White, Dry
CLASSIFICATION: P.G.I. Crete
BOTTLE: 750 ml, 300 ml, 1,5lt.
Distinctive nose with notes of tropical fruits, notes of orange, melon and lemon, and impressions of green spices.
Sauvignon is the grape variety we start our harvest, early August and Thrapsathiri is the grape variety we finish our harvest end of September. (SA) Skin contact for a few hours for Sauvignon Blanc, in cold and then fermentation in temperature controlled stainless steel tank at 180C.
(Thr)Skin contact for a few hours for 20% of the grapes. Fermentation in temperature controlled stainless steel tank at 180C. At the end of fermentation we leave the wines over fine lees for 1 month and we stir the wine in order to enhance the flavor.
Bright gold color with greenish hues.
Subtle taste of butter with beautiful acidity. Intense, complex, rounded and harmonious.
1 month over fine lees.
2 months at our underground wine cellar.