Varieties: Syrah (40%), Merlot (40%), Cabernet Sauvignon (20%).
Alcohol: 14% vol.
Appellation: Selected vineyards in the regions of Atalanti and Domokos, Phthiotis prefecture
Terrain: Clay hillside (altitude: 400-450m)
Appearance: Bright ruby red color with purple highlights.
Nose: Elegant and complex aromas of ripe and juicy succulent red fruit, blueberry and blackcurrant jam, oriental spices, cocoa.
Palate: Generous and spicy, with round, quite soft tannins, well balanced by alcohol, this wine brings a full mouthfeel to the palate. Barrel ageing is also evident, with characters of chocolate and vanilla.
Vinification: Pre-fermentation cold maceration for four days at 8-10°C followed by traditional red vinification and fermentation at a controlled temperature of 22°C to 24°C. Twelve-month maturation in French oak barrels, followed by 2 years of ageing in the bottle.
Serving Temperature: 16°C in a large wine glass, after decanting.
Cellar Ageing: Can be aged for another 8-10 years after bottling.
Food pairing: Matches superbly with classic or traditional Greek dishes, including braised meat in fresh tomato sauce, moussaka and pastitsio.