2013 Chatzivariti Goumenissa Organic, Xinomavro-Negoska
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Dry Red, Full-bodied, Savory and Classic, 12 months in barrels, Vintage 2013, Organic, PDO Goumenissa, Grape Varieties Xinomavro 70% - Negoska 30%, Alc.15% by Vol., Ageing potential 8-10 years, Production: 3.500 bottles, Bottle Size: 750ml, Closure type: Natural Cork.
2017, 90 points, Decanter World Wine Awards UK, Vintage 2013.
2017, Silver, TEXSOM IWA, Vintage 2013.
2017, Silver, MUNDUS VINI Germany, Vintage 2013.
Intense red colour with hints of titian. Complex aromas of dark cherry, blackcurrant, dark chocolate, cinnamon and sun-dried tomato. On the palate, flavours of red fruits, tomato, olive and vanilla. Rich in tannins with a lingering aftertaste.
An excellent pair for red meat and game.
Served at 16 - 18 °C.
The viticultural zone of Goumenissa, Pella, northern Greece. A privately owned organic vineyard of 12 hectares in Bindabla and Fyliria. Altitude: 150-200m. Soil: sandy loam(Bindabla), sandy clay(Fyliria). Harvest: End of September.
Yield: 50-60 hl/he. Age of vines: 20 years (average).
Pre-fermentation cold maceration for 2 days. Alcoholic fermentation at a controlled temperature. The wine remaining with the lees for 8 months with periodic stirring. Maturation for 12 months in French oak barrels, further ageing for 6 months in the bottle. Acidity: 7.6 g/L TA, Residual sugar: 3.1 g/L.