Melissokipos Assyrtiko

PRODUCT OF ORGANIC FARMING

An elegant, powerfully aromatic Syrah.

Syrah is a grape variety grown throughout the world. The style of wines made from Syrah is influenced by the climate and terroir where the Grapes are grown. Crete produces high quality wines made from Syrah for many generations. In Crete, Syrah is full bodied with elegant tannins. Due to the hot climate. In addition with the well balanced acidity due to the mountainous vineyard and the prevailing northern winds. Ideal for wine connoisseurs looking to age their red wines in a cellar for 25 years. Decanting is suggested for 30 minutes.

GRAPE VARIETIES

100% Assyrtiko

CATEGORY

Red, Dry

CLASSIFICATION

P.G.I Crete

VINTAGE

2016

BOTTLE

750ml, 1,5lt.

GRAPE VARIETIES: 100% Assyrtiko

CATEGORY: Dry, Red

CLASSIFICATION: P.G.I Crete

VINTAGE: 2016

BOTTLE:  750 ml, 1,5lt.

Great with

  • Well-hung games
  • Rich red meat dishes
  • Pasta and vegetable dishes with spicy sauces
  • Hard cheeses

Aroma

Distinctive nose with notes of tropical fruits, notes of orange, melon and lemon, and impressions of green spices.

VINIFICATION

Alcoholic fermentation and maceration in stainless steel vats. Total extraction time, 20 days. Full Malolactic fer mentation in barrels. Maturation in new oak and second hand French oak barrels for 8 months with the presence of fine lees. The wine matures in bottle for further 6-8 months in our wine cellar.

Mild organic vinification, unfinied and unfiltered.

COLOUR

Deep ruby color with purple  hues.

PALATE

Full body wine, volume with elegant tanins, and a velvet texture.

SERVED AT

17-180C

AGEING

8 months

CELLARING

6 – 8 months in our wine cellar

Meet our Wines

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Assyrtiko

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