Mavrotragano

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Type

Dry Red Wine

Category

Protected Geographical Indication Cyclades

Varieties

Mavrotragano 100%

Vineyard: Mavrotragano is the main red grape of Santorini which was under extinction a few years ago. Vines can be found dispersed all over the island. It is a multy - dynamic variety with a very good ageing potential.

Wine making: Classic red vinification with 4 days perfermentation cold soak. Fermentation in stainless steel vats with prolonged extraction. followed by daily pump overs. Maturation in French and american oak barrels of 1st - 3rd use for 12 months.

Tasting notes: Concenrated aromas od black fruits, herbs and sweet pepper. Elegant full body with high acidity and velvety tannins.

Food pairings: Red meat, game with spices and pepper, matured smoked cheeses.

Ageing potential: 10+years

Production: 3.000 bottles

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