Protected Geographical Indication Mount Athos
Red dry wine
Cabernet Sauvignon 60%, Limnio 40%
A wine with ruby red color of medium intensity. The nose offers a lovely array of red cherries, fresh herbs and spicy oaky aromas. The palate is round and velvety. Medium finish.
Alcohol by volume (%) 12.9 Total acidity (gr tartaric acid/lt) 5.02 Residual sugars (gr/lt) 2.0 pH 3.54
The vineyard Location
Metohi Chromitsa, St. Panteleimon Monastery, Mount Athos
Total area: 80 ha
Altitude: 220 – 250 meters
Pruning method: Royat (double sided)
Planting method: Linear
Traditional red vinification in open vats. Skin maceration at low temperature (10-12°C) for 48 hours. Fermentation in stainless steel tank at ± 22°C for ± 12 days. Malolactic fermentation in well-toasted small oak barrels follows the fermentation.
8 months in 300 Lt French oak (40% 1st fill, 60% 2nd and 3rd fill). Ageing: 6 months in the bottle before release