Lyrarakis 'Psarades Vineyard', Plyto, Heraklion-Crete

2016 Lyrarakis 'Psarades Vineyard', Plyto, Heraklion-Crete

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Still Dry White Wine, Plyto 100%, PGI Crete, Single Vineyard, Vintage 2016, Aromatic-Elegant, Alc. 13% by Vol., Drink it fresh, Production (n/a), Bottle Size: 750ml, Closure type: Synthetic Cork.
Awards-Tasting reviews:
2017, 89 pts, Decanter WWA UK, Vintage 2016.
2016, 16.5 pts, Jancis Robinson, Vintage 2015.
2015, Silver, Decanter WWA UK, Vintage 2014.
Bright yellow colour. Intense aromas of lemon blossoms, fruity character of fresh melon and pear, notes of mint. Elegant on the palate with a slightly bitter end note.
Food pairing:
All seafood, traditional Cretan salads. Served at 10 - 12 °C.
The vineyard 'Psarades'(not irrigated), Alagni area, Heraklion, Crete.
Altitude: 480m. Soil: clay-loam.
Harvest: End of August. Yield: 70 hl/ha.
Age of vines: 25 years. Agriculture: Mild.
Classic white fermentation using selected yeast from an entirely organic habitat. Acidity: 5.7 g/L TA, pH: 3.2, Residual sugar: 2.6 g/L.