2016 Alexakis 'Mare de Candia', Vilana, Heraklion-Crete

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Description-Classification:
Still Dry White Wine, Vilana 85% - Vidiano~Athiri~Αssyrtiko 15%, PDO Handakas-Candia, Vintage 2016, Green and Flinty, Alc. 13% by Vol., Drink it fresh, Production: 5.000 bottles, Bottle Size: 750ml, Closure type: Synthetic Cork.
Awards-Tasting reviews:
2017, 88 pts, Decanter WWA 2017, Vintage 2016.
2015, Silver, PAR Wine Award Berlin, Vintage 2014.
2015, Gold, Berliner Wein Trophy, Vintage 2014.
Organoleptic:
Brilliant lemon colour with green tints. Impressively complex nose, aromas of lemon, pear, orange peel and flowers. Immaculately balanced with a long aftertaste.
Food pairing:
Seafood, grilled fish, soft cheese platters.
Served at 10 - 12 °C.
Origin:
The wine-growing region of Heraklion, Crete.
Altitude: 400-700m. Soil: sandy clay, loam.
Harvest: End of August. Yield: 40-50 hl/ha.
Age of vines: 20 years (average).
Agriculture: Mild.
Vinification:
The grapes are preserved for 24 hours at a very low temperature. The method of cryo-maceration is implemented for about 6-8 hours. Fermentation in stainless steel tanks for 10-12 days at a temperature that does not exceed 16 °C. Acidity: 4.9 g/L TA, Residual sugar: 3.1 g/L.