Lyrarakis 'Psarades Vineyard', Plyto, Heraklion-Crete

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

  • €10.40
Description-Classification:
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.
Organoleptic:
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.
Origin:
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.
Vinification:
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.