Santowines Kontarades 2021 Single Vineyard 2020
Wine region: Santorini
Grape variety: 100% Assyrtiko
Quality classification: Protected Designation of Origin Santorini
Alcohol percentage: 13,9%vol
Unit Quantity: 750ml
Ageing potential: Yes
Wine maker’s notes
The fruit is sourced from a four-acre single vineyard in the celebrated Megalochori area consisted of undrafted Assyrtiko vines with an average age of 70 years.
Well protected from the harsh north winds while rich in basaltic stones, this leads to a lusciously fruited wine with pronounced stony minerality.
Classic white vinification. Destemming, skin contact for 6 hours in low temperature 5-6 ο C. Gentle pneumatic press. Fermentation temperature at 16-17 ο C.
Aging in stainless steel tanks for a minimum of 12 months on fine lees before bottling. Very limited production, suitable for vegetarians and vegans
An ideal partner for fish and seafood dishes. Best served at 10-12 °C.
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The Union of Santorini Cooperatives, SantoWines was founded in 1947. Today, it consists of the largest organization of the island representing all the cultivators and counting 1.200 active members. SantoWines is committed to safeguarding the local traditional cultivations, producing the highest quality Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) Santorini wines and products as well as promoting sustainable agriculture development.
SantoWines’ R&D invests in the ongoing development of cultivation and vinification techniques. At the same time, it aims at the preservation of biodiversity through the operation of a nursery of autochthonous varieties, a solid base for the study and trial cultivation of local grapes.
The traditional cultivations of the farmers-members of our cooperative, guarantee the authenticity and the premium quality of our products.
The promotion of all Santorini products is the most important mission of the Cooperative. PDO Santorini wines, PDO Santorini Tomato, PDO Santorini Fava, capers, caper leaves, as well as local sweet preserves, like tomato or Koufeto belong to the wide range of the Santo products of pure Santorini taste that is available for everyone to enjoy!