2016 Alpha-Estate Sauvignon Blanc, Amynteo
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Dry White, Green and Flinty, Vintage 2016, PGI Florina, Grape Variety Sauvignon Blanc 100%, Alc.13% by vol., Ageing potential 2-3 years, Production: 137.000 bottles, Bottle Size: 750ml, Closure type: Diam Cork.
2017, Gold, MUNDUS VINI - spring tasting, Vintage 2016.
2016, 89 points, Decanter World Wine Awards UK, Vintage 2015.
2016, Silver, Concours Mondial de Bruxelles, Vintage 2015.
Light yellow colour with greenish tints. On the nose, aromas of gooseberry, melon, litchi with a note of honeysuckle. Round and mellow on the palate, quite fat balanced although, with plenty of finesse. Crispy and richly textured with superb length and balance.
A 'plateau de Fruits de Mer', crab or lobster, Asian cuisine. Served at 8-10 °C.
The viticultural zone of Amynteo, Northwestern Greece. 'Children’s' & 'Alpheta' sub-regions.
Altitude: 620-710m. Soil: sandy clay.
Harvest: Early September. Yield: 59 hl/ha.
Age of vines: 25 years (average).
Skin contact for 4-8 hours, depending on the winemaker evaluation, controlled alcoholic fermentation in stainless steel tanks with cooling jackets, maintenance of wine 'sur lies' for four months with regular stirring.
Acidity: 5.9 g/L, pH: 3.30, Residual sugar: 1.2 g/L.