2014 Avantis 'Mavrokoudoura', Mandilaria, Evia

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Description-Classification:
Still Dry Red Wine, Mandilaria 100% (Black Kountoura of Kymi), PGI Evia, Full-bodied, Vintage 2014, 12 months in barrel, Alc. 13% by Vol., Ageing potential: 8-10 years, Production: 4.000 bottles, Bottle Size: 750ml, Closure type: Natural Cork.
Awards-Tasting reviews:
2017, Silver, International Wine Challenge, vintage 2013.
2015, Silver, Balkans IWC, vintage 2011.
2013, Silver, Berliner Wein Trophy, vintage 2011.
Organoleptic:
Opaque ruby colour. Aromas of black fruit, spices, jam, vanilla, coffee and stylish oak. Full, round palate with supporting acidity and fine-grained tannins. Unfiltered wine. Any amount of sediment in the bottle is quite normal.
Food pairing:
Traditional Greek sausage 'Sheftalia', spicy Cretan Graviera cheese. Decanted before consumed. Served at 16 - 18 °C.
Origin:
The privately owned vineyards of 20ha in Kymi & Afrati, Evia, Central Greece. 
Altitude: 250-500m. Soil: clay, limestone.
Harvest: September. Yield: 30-40 hl/ha.
Age of vines: 10 years.
Agriculture: Mild.
Vinification:
Cold skin contact for 3 days, vinification by long skin contact and maturation in new Ermitage oak barrels. Acidity: 5.9 g/L TA, Residual sugar: 2.0 g/L.