2012 Idaia Liatiko Sweet Red, Dafnes-Crete
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Naturally sweet red wine from sun-dried grapes, Liatiko 100%, PDO Dafnes, Vintage 2012, Alc. 13% by Vol., 3 years in barrel, Long ageing potential, Production: 6.000 bottles, Bottle Size: 500ml, Closure type: Natural Cork.
2017, Silver, Thessaloniki IWC, Vintage 2012.
2016, 90 pts, Decanter WWA, Vintage 2007.
2015, Bronze, Decanter WWA, Vintage 2006.
Dark red caramel colour. Aromas and flavours of roasted coffee and forest floor. Balanced acidity and sweetness, very long aftertaste. A developed wine to drink now.
Fruit-based desserts, hazelnuts, ice cream.
Served at 8 - 10 °C.
The vineyards of Malevizi, appellation Dafnes, Heraklion, Crete.
Altitude: 400-500m. Soil: Calcium-clay.
Harvest: End of July - Early August.
Yield: 60-70 hl/ha.
Age of vines: 15 years (average).
The sun drying of the grapes lasts 7-8 days. Fermentation for 3 weeks and maturation in oak barrels for 3 years. Acidity: 7.8 g/L TA, Residual sugar: 140.0 g/L.