2016 Diamantakis 'Prinos White', Malvasia-Chardonnay, Heraklion-Crete
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Dry White, Malvasia di Candia Aromatica 50% - Chardonnay 50%, PGI Crete, Aromatic and Floral, Vintage 2016, Alc. 13.5% by Vol., Ageing Potential 2-3 years, Production: 16.000 bottles, Bottle Size: 750ml, Closure type: Natural Cork.
2016, Bronze, Decanter WWA UK, Vintage 2015.
2015, Silver, Challenge International du Vin, France, Vintage 2014.
2015, Bronze, Decanter WWA UK, Vintage 2014.
Bright yellow color with greenish hints. A bouquet of white flowers leads to a dry and refreshing creamy palate with a chestnut purée like finish. Resolutely tense and refreshing.
Fish, seafood, salads, and fruits.
Served at 10 - 12 °C.
The family vineyards 'Sinani Cambos' and 'Corfi' in Kato Asites, Heraklion, Crete.
Altitude: 400-550m. Soil: Calcium-clay, limestone.
Yield: 70-80 hl/ha.
Age of vines: 11 years (average).
Agriculture: Integrated farming.
Separate vinification for each grape variety. A pre-fermentation cold extraction precedes the alcoholic fermentation, which is held at 17 °C. The wine matures on its fine lees for 3 months. Acidity: 6.0 g/L TA, pH: 3.51, Residual sugar: 0.2 g/L.