PITHARI DRY RED 2015 12 % vol

60,00

Natural dry red wine from Fokiano varietal (100%) with I.G.P. IKARIA, the continuation of the legendary Homeric Pramnian wine follows the tradition up to this day.

Opaque, bohemian garnet color with orange highlights, and long-lasting legs.

Ripe forest fruits such as cherry, lychee, and blackberry in spoon sweet.

Flavors of wild herbs and wild cherry dominate; intense minerality, with a wet granite finish that lasts up to several minutes.

Food Pairing: Sweet & sour dishes, big fresh fishes with herbs, meats with wild greens, rabbit stew and traditional merditeranean dishes such as Giouvetsi (baked meat with pasta), Gemista (stuffed peppers & tomatoes) Dolma, Soufiko, and Magirio.

Best served fresh at 16-18c°

 

SKU: AW-4507628319 Category:

Wine: Natural Red dry.

Varietal composition: Fokiano 100%.

Protected Geographical Indication (P.G.I.): Ikaria.

Vineyard: Ikaria , Raches , Profitis Ilias 1,5ha, age of grapevines 50 and 10 years old, yield 25 hl/ha, organic cultivation, altitude 600 m. Sandy clay soil from decomposed granite rock with low pH and high concentration in minerals and micronutrients.

Vinification: Traditional local method, with grapes manually destemmed and squeezed in a winepress made of 5 large granite stones, macerated for 3-5 days and then fermented with their own indigenous yeast in clay jars buried in the earth in a special hold outside the winery. During this process there is no mechanical intervention or filtering, except some minimum sulfating (19mg/l) before bottling.

Aging: It is susceptible to long aging.

Production: 1000 bottles