2013 Lykos 'Kratistos', Agiorgitiko, Nemea
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Still Dry Red Wine, Agiorgitiko 100%, Full-bodied, Savory and Classic, 12 months in barrel, Vintage 2013, Alc. 13.7% by Vol., Ageing potential 5-7 years, Production: 18.000 bottles, Bottle Size: 750ml, Closure type: Natural Cork.
2016, Gold, Berliner Wein Trophy, Vintage 2012.
2016, Gold, CWSA, Vintage 2012.
2014, Gold, Berliner Wein Trophy, Vintage 2010.
Deep ruby red color. The nose boasts a range of red 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, Greek 'Graviera' cheese. Served at 16-18 °C.
The hillside vineyards of Nemea, Peloponnese.
Altitude: 350-650m. Soil: clay, rocky.
Harvest: End of September.
Yield: 50-60 hl/he.
Age of vines: 20 years (average).
Cold soak skin contact and classic 10-15 day vinification at a steady temperature of 24 °C. Maturation in oak barrels for 12 months and further ageing in the bottle for 6 months. Acidity: 5.7 g/L TA, Residual sugar: 0.9 g/L.