Wine region: Santorini
Grape: 90% Assyrtiko 10% Aidani
Alcohol percentage: 13% vol
Unit quantity: 750ml
Wine maker’s notes
From the vineyards nearby Pyrgos village. After a long-lasting skin contact follows a slow pressure and the free-run juice is moved to stain steel tanks where the fermentation takes place at controlled temperatures of 14-15 °C. Maturated on fine lees ~ 6 months.
It has a saturated straw gold color. Complex olfactory character with a pallet of different fruit aromas (apricot, peach, grapefruit, litchi, apple, and pear). Savory, rich, with crispy character, and a medium aftertaste. Enjoy it at 11-12°C.
Pairs with oily fish, risotto with white sauces, poultry dishes, and mature cheeses.
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About Venetsanos Winery
Venetsanos winery is located right above the port of Athinios, overlooking the magnificent caldera of Santorini. The Venetsanos family has a very long tradition of producing wine. Originally was produced for the island and subsequently, it was exported extensively, and particularly to countries such as Russia. It was built in 1947 by the Venetsanos family and became the first industrial winery on the island. Its most distinguishing feature is the structural design, which essentially used gravity, facilitating energy efficiency, at a time when access to electricity and other energy sources was very limited. The winery was built in an unconventional manner constructed from above and moving downwards.
The Venetsanos winery, which can now be visited, is the culmination of this rich family tradition with the recently revamped buildings. The exceptional architectural structure is combined with the history of one of the most important wine producers in the Aegean. The winery is located in the most breathtaking location offering incredible vistas over the caldera and volcanic islands.
The winery today offers you the chance to walk through and discover the history and tradition as well as the new winemaking techniques. You are able to take a detailed tour of the winery from our expert staff while also tasting some of our exceptional wines
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