Avantis 'Melitis', Muscat Blanc, Evia
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Sweet White Wine, Muscat Blanc 100%, Alc.15% by vol., Ageing potential 10-12 years, Production: 5.000 bottles, Bottle Size: 500ml, Closure type: Natural Cork.
2016, Double Gold, Sakura Wine Competition Japan.
90 points, Robert Parker, The Wine Advocate.
Bright gold colour. Complex, concentrated aroma of roses, honey, orange blossom, herbs. Pronounced flavour intensity of roses, honey, peach, caramel, candy, and butter supported by high acidity. Silky texture and a long finish.
Cheesecake, dried fruits and light desserts.
Served at 8 - 10 °C.
The privately owned vineyards of 20ha in Mytikas & Afrati, Evia, Central Greece.
Altitude: 250-500m. Soil: sandy clay.
Harvest: End of August - Early September.
Yield: 40-50 hl/ha.
Age of vines: 20 years.
Grapes reach the optimum ripeness. The small quantity of must collected is fortified, then it is partially fermented and is kept in French oak barrels 225lt for a while. Acidity: 5.9 g/L TA, Residual sugar: 160.0 g/L.