Hatzidakis Santorini cuvee 15 Organic 2016
Type: Dry White Wine / Organic
Quality classification: P.D.O. Santorini
Sub-Region: Santorini Free
Grape Varieties (per %): Assyrtiko 100%
Alcoholic volume (%): 14,3
UNGRAFTED NON-IRRIGATED VINEYARDS
Name of vineyards location: Santorini / Villages of Pyrgos,
Altitude: 70 to 220 m
Soil: Volcanic, pumice, igneous lava
Climate: Rare rainfalls, strong winds, dry & hot summer
Yield: 20 hl/ha
Age of vines: 10 – 40 years
Date of harvest: 2nd half of August
Method: Handpicked grapes were placed in cold room before crushing followed by skin contact of the destemed grapes for 12 hours. Fermentation took place with indigenous yeasts under
controlled temperature 17–18˚C. The must fermented for 45 days then the wine matured on
lies for 6 months and was bottled unfiltered.
Tanks: 6 months
Ageing process: Maturation on ” lies”
Ageing potential: Minimum 5 years
Golden yellow color. Aromas of mature citrus fruits. Elegant and subtle mid palate, long aftertaste with linear acidity and mineral finish. Served with oyster dishes, oily fish e.g. tuna and goat cheese. Better served at 12-14˚C.
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