2016 Porto Carras Malagousia Organic, Halkidiki
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.
2017, 16 pts, Jancis Robinson, Vintage 2016.
2017, Silver, TEXSOM IWA, Vintage 2016.
2017, Bronze, IWSC, Vintage 2016.
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.
Fresh fish, white meat, pasta and fruits.
Served at 8 - 10 °C.
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).
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.