2016 Robola Cooperative 'San Gerasimo', Robola of Cephalonia
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Still Dry White Wine, Robola 100%, PDO Robola, Green and Flinty, Vintage 2016, Alc.12.7% by Vol., Ageing potential 1-2 years, Production: 50.000 bottles, Bottle Size: 750ml, Closure type: Synthetic Cork.
2013, 88 pts, Wine Spectator, Vintage 2011.
2012, 88 pts, Wine & Spirits Magazine, Vintage 2011.
2011, Bronze, International Wine Challenge, Vintage 2010.
Crystal-clear yellowish colour. Strong complex flavour, full of grapefruit, floral and honey. Round on the palate, balanced nicely by the crisp acidity and delivering a clean, persistent, fresh finish.
Ideal for matching with dishes of intense flavour, such as grilled fish with garlic, olive oil, lemon, basil and oregano, or exotic cuisine.
Served at 10 - 12 °C.
The mountainous vineyards in Omala Valley, Cephalonia Island. Extremely low yields.
Soil: limestone, rocky, barren.
Yield: 30 hl/ha. Age of vines: 35 years (average).
Classic white vinification process. Fermentation in stainless steel vats at controlled temperatures of 15-17 °C, approx. 25 days. Acidity: 5.1 g/L TA, Residual sugar: 1.3 g/L.