2014 Glinavos 'Red Velvet', Agiorgitiko-Vlahiko-Bekari, Zitsa
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Still Dry Red Wine, Agiorgitiko-Vlahiko-Bekari, Medium-bodied, Savory and Classic, 12 months in barrel, Vintage 2014, Alc. 12.5% by Vol., Ageing potential 5-7 years, Production: (n/a), Bottle Size: 750ml, Closure type: Natural Cork.
2017, Gold, Korea Wine Challenge, Vintage 2014.
2016, Gold, Berliner Wein Trophy, Vintage 2010.
2016, Gold, Asia Wine Trophy, Vintage 2010.
The nose boasts a range of red fruits, black fruits and sweet spices lying on a background of vanilla, cinnamon and oak. On the palate, it is velvety, balanced, with gentle tannins and nicely integrated oak. The finish is filled with lingering fruity aromas and hints of liquorice.
Greek lamb chops, rooster with homemade pasta and tomato sauce, smoked Metsovone cheese. Served at 16-18 °C.
The vineyards of Zitsa, Epirus.
Altitude: 550-650m. Soil: sandy clay.
Harvest: Mid-September – Early October.
Yield: 50-60 hl/he.
Age of vines: 15 years (average).
Alcoholic fermentation in stainless steel tanks under controlled temperature. Maturation in oak barrels for 12 months.