2016 Gerovassiliou Malagousia, Epanomi-Thessaloniki
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Dry White, Aromatic and Floral, Single vineyard, Vintage 2016, PGI Epanomi, Grape variety Malagousia 100%, Alc.13.5% by Vol., Ageing potential 2-3 years, Production: 95.000 bottles, Bottle Size: 750ml, Closure type: Natural Cork.
2017, 92 points, Decanter World Wine Awards UK, Vintage 2016.
2016, Gold, Berliner Wein Trophy, Germany, Vintage 2015.
2016, Gold, Best of Show, MUNDUS VINI, Vintage 2015.
Brilliant straw colour with greenish shades. Aromas of matured fruits and citrus with notes of dried herbs and apple skin. On the palate, it is rich, fresh and delicious, where the flavour of lemon peel enhances the appealing mouthfeel, adding a well-balanced finish.
A perfect match for Mediterranean dishes, seafood, poultry, light-sauced pasta dishes and fresh vegetable salads.
Served at 8-10 °C.
The privately owned single vineyard of 74ha in Epanomi, Thessaloniki.
Altitude: 60-100m. Soil: mainly sandy with a few clayey substrates and calcareous rocks, rich in sea fossils. Harvest: Mid-August. Yield: 50-60 hl/he.
Age of vines: 30 years (average).
Agriculture: Sustainable(Agro 2.1-2.2 certified).
Further to skin contact to enhance the extraction of aromas, it is partially barrel-fermented and then matures on its lees for a few months, gaining depth in flavour and floral aromas. Acidity: 6.3 g/L TA, Residual sugar: 2.8 g/L.