Hatzidakis Santorini Familia 2018
Type: Dry White Wine
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 / Village of Pyrgos
Altitude: 200 to 300 m
Soil: Volcanic, pumice, igneous lava
Climate: Rare rainfalls, strong winds, dry & hot summer
Yield: 18 hl/ha
Age of vines: 15 – 80 years
Date of harvest: Beginning of August 2018
Method: Handpicked grapes were placed in a cold room overnight. Direct pressing of the grapes followed by fermentation under controlled temperature 17–18 ̊C with indigenous yeasts. The wine matured for 6 months in stainless steel tanks before bottling.
Tanks: 6 months
Ageing process: None
Ageing potential: Over 5 years
Bright yellow color with lemon and white flowers nose. Smooth and aerial on the palate with a gentle and refreshing acidity on the finish. Matches well with shellfish and fish plates in general, green salads, asparagus white sauce meats and cheeses from Cyclades complex. Better served at 12-14˚C.
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