2013 Glinavos Vlahiko, Ioannina, Epirus
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Still Dry Red Wine, Vlahiko 95% - Bekari, PGI Ioannina, 24 months in barrel, Vintage 2013, Alc. 12.5% by Vol., Ageing potential 5-8 years, Production: (n/a), Bottle Size: 750ml, Closure type: Natural Cork.
2016, 88 pts, Decanter WWA, Vintage 2009.
2015, Silver, Concours Mondial Bruxelles, Vintage 2009.
Deep purple colour. Aromas of red and black fruits, blackberry, black cherry and plum, with hints of spicy elements. Wild, silky and layered fresh mountain wine, with hearty tannins and pleasant acidity.
Roast wild boar of Epirus, graviera cheese of Metsovo, spicy Greek sausages, rabbit stew. Served at 16-18 °C.
The vineyards of Ioannina, Epirus.
Altitude: 500-800m. Soil: sandy clay.
Harvest: Beginning of October.
Yield: 40-50 hl/he.
Age of vines: 30 years (average).
Alcoholic fermentation in stainless steel tanks under controlled temperature. Maturation in French oak barrels for 24 months.