ICARUS ROSÉ   EshopICARUS-ROSE-mpoukali

A special dry rosé wine with bright color, fine fruity flavors and rich, well-balanced taste. It is produced from the Fokiano variety  ultivated on terraces with a small yield per acre (500 kg/acre). It is susceptible to aging of at least two years during which period of time its flavor characteristics improve considerably.

SCENTS – COLOR – FOOD & WINE PARING

  • Color: Bright, limpid, slightly orange-red with brownish highlights.
  • Nose: Fruity and complex with prevalent flavors of lychees, red blackberries and roses.
  • Mouth: Surprising mouthfeel reminding of white pepper, dried fruit and brushwood. Its body balances well with its fresh crisp and metallic subsistence.
  • Aftertaste: Vivid
  • Food and wine pairing: Icarus rosé can be paired harmonically with light meals, Asian dishes in sweet/sour sauces and seafood. It is served at 12-16°C.


CHARACTERISTICS – VINIFICATION - AGING

  • Wine: Dry Rosé.
  • Varietal composition: Fokiano 100%.
  • Protected Geographical Indication (PGI): Ikaria.
  • Region/Vine domain: Ikaria/Rahes.
  • Vinification: Destemming without pressing. The grape juice remains with the pomace for 3 hours. After that, it is pressed and cold soaked and then it is fermented in a controlled environment inside a closed stainless steel tank at a temperature lower than 12°C. After the end of the fermentation and the primary removal of sediment, the wine is stirred with its noble lees every 10 days for 3 months until it is finally bottled.
  • Aging: Icarus rosé is susceptible to aging of at least 2 years. Orange-red highlights increase while its nose becomes less vibrant. While aging its flavor characteristics improve, concluding to blackberry marmalade. Most of its crisp remains as well as its vivid aftertaste.