2013 Moraitis Paros Reserve Red, Mandilaria-Monemvassia

  • €16.70
Description-Classification:
Still Dry Red Wine, Mandilaria 75% - Monemvassia 25%, PDO Paros, Medium-bodied, 16 months in barrel, Vintage 2013, Alc.13% by vol., Ageing potential: Over 10 years, Production: 9.000 bottles, Bottle Size: 750ml, Closure type: Natural Cork.
Awards-Tasting reviews:
2016, Silver, TEXSOM IWA, USA, Vintage 2011.
2015, Bronze, Decanter WWA, UK, Vintage 2009.
2014, 87 pts, Wine & Spirits Magazine, Vintage 2009.
Organoleptic:
Glorious smokey floral notes to the nose. The palate has plums, mulberries and hints of cured meat, lovely tannin balanced by luscious fruit.
Food pairing:
Grilled red meat, game and spicy cheese.
Served at 16-18 °C.
Origin:
Selected hillside vine plantings of Moraitis Producers Group in Paros Island.
Altitude: 50-200m.
Soil: Sandy-argillaceous, poor and dry.
Harvest: September. Yield: 30-40 hl/he.
Age of vines: 30 years(average).
Agriculture: Mild.
Vinification:
Late harvest Monemvassia juice is added to early ripening Mandilaria grapes and co-fermented at 25 ˚C. Maturation for 16 months in French oak barrels and ageing for 8 months in bottle. Acidity: 4.8 g/L TA, Residual sugar: 1.1 g/L.