2015 Domaine Mercouri, Refosco-Mavrodaphne, Letrina

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Still Dry Red Wine, Refosco 85% - Mavrodaphne 15%, PGI Letrina, Medium-bodied, Vintage 2015, Alc.13% by Vol., 12 months in barrel, Ageing potential: 5-8 years, Production: 40.000 bottles, Bottle Size: 750ml, Closure type: Natural Cork.
Awards-Tasting reviews:
2016, 91 pts, Wine & Spirits Mag., Vintage 2014.
2015, Gold, Berliner Wein Trophy, Vintage 2012.
2015, Silver, TEXSOM USA, Vintage 2011.
Deep red colour. Aromas of red fruits with fragrant overtones of chocolate and coffee, in harmony with the cinnamon and vanilla of the oak. A well-balanced and structured wine with fine tannins and the velvety richness of Mavrodaphne.
Food pairing:
Spicy Greek sausages, Greek lamb chops, Greek style pan fried pork chops, Greek Pastitsio. Served at 16 - 18 °C.
The vineyards of Mercouri Estate on the western coast of the Peloponnese, near Ancient Olympia.
Altitude: 80m. Soil: clay.
Harvest: End of September. Yield: 60-70 hl/ha.
Age of vines: 35 years.
Agriculture: Integrated farming.
Classic red wine vinification. Maturation for 12 months in French oak casks (mostly Allier) of 2nd, 3rd and 4th use. Acidity: 5.5 g/L TA, pH: 3.66, Residual sugar: 2.5 g/L.