2015 Papagiannakos Savatiano 'Vareli', Markopoulo
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Still Dry White Wine, Savvatiano 100%, PGI Markopoulo, Green and Balanced, Vintage 2015, Alc.12.5% by vol., 6 months in barrel, Ageing potential 5-6 years, Production: 7.000 bottles, Bottle Size: 750ml, Closure type: Screw cap.
2017, Silver, International Wine Challenge, vintage 2015.
2015, 90 points, Robert Parker, Vintage 2013.
2015, Silver, International Wine Challenge, vintage 2013.
Pale gold colour. A rich creamy nose with aromas of spices and citrus. Dense but not heavy on the palate, shows zesty lemon curd notes balanced by remarkable freshness, leading to a juicy long finish.
Aegean grilled shrimps, grilled sea bream, Greek 'kefalograviera' cheese.
Served at 9-10 °C.
Markopoulo, Mesogeia-Attica. North facing old vines, non-irrigated.
Soil: Varied, dominated by limestone and clay.
Harvest: Mid-September. Yield: 30 - 35 hl/he.
Age of vines: 60 years (average).
Skin contact in stainless steel tanks and fermentation under controlled temperature of 16-18 °C. On completion of fermentation, the wine is decantered to new oak barrels, where the wine remains to mature for 6 months. Acidity: 5.3 g/L TA, Residual sugar: 1.7 g/L.