2014 Dougos Rapsani Old Vines Organic, Xinomavro-Krasato-Stavroto

  • €17.40
Still Dry Red Wine, Xinomavro(1/3)-Krasato(1/3)-Stavroto(1/3), Appellation Rapsani (PDO), Full-bodied, Savory and Classic, 18 months in barrel, Organic, Vintage 2014, Alc.13.5% by Vol., Ageing potential: Over 10 years, Production: 18.000 bottles, Bottle Size: 750ml, Closure type: Natural Cork.
Awards-Tasting reviews:
17 pts, Jancis Robinson, Vintage 2014.
92 points, Robert Parker, Vintage 2013.
18 pts, Jancis Robinson, Vintage 2013.
Intense aromas of wild strawberry, cherry and herbs. Well-structured, savory and elegant on the palate, with firm tannins and refreshing acidity. The finish is filled with lingering fruity aromas. It will reward cellaring.
Food pairing:
Roasted red meat with rich sauce, a rooster with homemade pasta and tomato sauce, spicy Cretan graviera. Served at 16-18 °C.
The privately owned vineyards on the southeast slopes of Olympus, in an area called 'Prosilia Rapsani'. Altitude: 550-650m.
Soil: calcareous, rich in organic materials.
Harvest: Early October. Yield: 30 hl/he.
Age of vines: 65 years. Agriculture: Organic.
Classic red vinification method. Maturation in French and American oak barrels for 18 months and further ageing in the bottle for 12 months. Acidity: 6.3 g/L TA, Residual sugar: 2.2 g/L.