2016 Idaia Vidiano, Heraklion-Crete
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Dry White, Vidiano 100%, PGI Crete, Vintage 2016, Green and Flinty, Alc. 13% by Vol., Ageing Potential 2-3 years, Production: 12.000 bottles, Bottle Size: 750ml, Closure type: Synthetic Cork.
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A well made toasty and smoky Vidiano with excellent oak integration. Intense wine with strong personality, abundant apricots and a long finish.
Seafood, 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: 7 years (average).
Typical white vinification, the fermentation is controlled at low temperatures (15 - 17 °C). The alcoholic fermentation is completed in oak barrels where the wine matures on its fine lees for 3 months. Acidity: 6.3 g/L TA, Residual sugar: 1.8 g/L.