2016 Porto Carras Malagousia Organic, Halkidiki

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Description-Classification:
Still Dry White Wine, Malagousia 100%, PGI Halkidiki, Aromatic and Floral, Single organic vineyard, Vintage 2016, Alc. 13.5% by Vol., Ageing potential: 2-3 years, Production: 30.000 bottles, Bottle Size: 750ml, Closure type: Synthetic Cork.
Awards-Tasting reviews:
2017, 16 pts, Jancis Robinson, Vintage 2016.
2017, Silver, TEXSOM IWA, Vintage 2016.
2017, Bronze, IWSC, Vintage 2016.
Organoleptic:
Brilliant lemon colour. Intensely aromatic, grapey, with apricot, peach and pear fruit. Verging on the tropical. Flavourful on the palate, with nice dry texture and a long persistent finish.
Food pairing:
Fresh fish, white meat, pasta and fruits.
Served at 8 - 10 °C.
Origin:
The privately owned single organic vineyard in Sithonia, Halkidiki.
Altitude: 100 - 150 m. Soil: clay loam.
Harvest: End of August. Yield: 60-65 hl/ha.
Age of vines: 20 years (average).
Agriculture: Organic.
Vinification:
Skin contact at low temperature. Vinification in stainless steel vats using selected yeasts at temperatures between 16 - 18 °C. Ageing on its lees for few months with periodical stirring, while a part matures in French oak barrels, enriching in this way the character of Malagousia.
Acidity: 5.5 g/L TA, Residual sugar: 1.2 g/L.