Vinsanto

Type

Naturally Sweet White Wine

Category

Protected Designation of Origin Santorini

Varieties

Assyrtiko 85% - Aidani 10% - Athiri 5%

Vineyard: The harvest for Vinsanto begins in the end of August when the grapes achieve he desired degree of maturation (14-15 Be). Vineyards ara located mainly at the south part of Santorini.

Wine making: Vinsanto follows the traditional techniques of wine making. Grapres are sundried for 10 -15 days in order to concentrate the sugar levels. The juice ferments naturally in 80 years old old Russian oak barrels and ages there for 6 years.

Tasting notes: Complex aromas of raisin, dried figs, prunes, caramel, dark chocolate and coffee. Concentrated body with high acidity and long aftertaste.

Food pairings: Chocolate cake, bitter chocolate, white ice cream, baklava, blue cheese or by the glass

Ageing potential: 20+years

Production: 2.000 bottles

Technical Information

Gavalas Winery

Megalochori, Santorini

Greece 84 700

T: +30 22860 82552

info@gavalaswines.gr

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