2016 Idaia 'Gi', Vilana, Heraklion-Crete
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Dry White, Vilana 95% - Sauvignon Blanc 5%, PGI Crete, Vintage 2016, Green and Flinty, Alc. 12.8% by Vol., Drink it fresh, Production: 9.000 bottles, Bottle Size: 750ml, Closure type: Synthetic Cork.
2017, 85 pts, Decanter WWA UK, Vintage 2016.
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2016, Gold, Berliner Wein Trophy, Vintage 2015.
Intense and slightly vegetal nose with Sauvignon adding spice and aromatic intensity. A good stylish example with a fine bitter-citrus finish.
Grilled fish, soft cheese platters, salads.
Served at 10 - 12 °C.
The vineyards of Malevizi, appellation Dafnes, Heraklion, Crete.
Altitude: 400-500m. Soil: Calcium-clay.
Harvest: Early September. Yield: 60-70 hl/ha.
Age of vines: 25 years (average).
A pre-fermentation cold extraction precedes the alcoholic fermentation, which is held at 15 °C. Acidity: 6.5 g/L TA, Residual sugar: 2.0 g/L.