From 100-year-old vines and aged in French barrels for 12 months, this wine
features a golden colour and a huge bouquet of toast, peach, bay leaf, honey, golden
apple, spice, resin and purple flowers. The same flows over onto the tastebuds
where Assyrtiko’s telltale crystalline/saline acidity carries the long finish.
Type: Dry White, PDO Santorini
Varietal Composition: 100% Assyrtiko
Winemaking: Classic white vinification. Skin contact method for 6 – 8 hours at low temperature. After careful pressing and the beginning of the fermentation in stainless tanks, The must is filled in oak barrels for the completion of the fermentation. Batonnage every two days for one month approximately. Maturation for 2 years total (12 months in 225Lt medium toast and 12 months in the bottle.)
Barrels: French oak 225 Lt. of 2nd - 3rd fill