Varietal Composition: Pinot Noir 100%.
Location: “Srtofi”. 14,1 ha. 40°41°34.14aN, 21°421′ 6.72″E., at 619m.
Region: Amyndeon Viticulture Zone.
Vineyard: 180ha of linear, privately owned vineyard situated at an altitude of 620-710m.
Soil: Sandy- sandy clay soil of excelent drainage.
Climate: Semi continental with satisfactory rainfals, significant snow- fals and warm, dry summer with fresh nights. Frequent north-west winds, absent of spring frost.
Harvest: Manual harvesting in small picking boxes.
Yield: 0,55kg/m2 of active canopy, 36HL/ha, post to green harvest and selection
Density of Plantation: 3.900 shoots / ha.
Vinification Method: Destemming, light crushing, cold soak – skin contact, alcoholic fermentation by indigenous flora isolated from the specific block, at gradual increasing temperatures with “pigeage”, maintenance of wine “sur lies” for 8 months with regular stirring.
Ageing: 21 months in new Alier – Bertrange French oak casks medium grain, white toast and 21 months in the bottle before release. No treatment or filtration before bottling.
Tasting Characteristics: Bright ruby color with light red hints. A wine of great intensity, balance and structure.
Depth and concentration balanced by the fresh acidity and minerality that are typical of the location. Influenced by new oak,
their subdued, aluring aromas, characterized from wild berries, with hints of spiced black plums, rasberries and cocoa seduce the educated palate, as does the vibrant acidity.
Vine Grower: Makis Mavridis.
Wine Maker: Angelos latridis.