2016 Santo-Wines Santorini Assyrtiko

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Label Description Label Description-Classification
Dry White, Assyrtiko 100%, PDO Santorini, Rich, Green and Flinty, Vintage 2016, Alc. 13.7% by Vol., Ageing Potential 3-4 years, Production: 150.000 bottles, Bottle Size: 750ml, Closure type: Synthetic Cork.
Awards-Tasting reviews Awards-Tasting reviews
2017, 92 pts, Decanter WWA, UK, Vintage 2016.
2016, 92 pts, Decanter WWA, UK, Vintage 2015.
2015, Gold, TEXSOM IWA, USA, Vintage 2014.
Organoleptic Organoleptic
A classic benchmark of the variety and its homeland. Salted yellow citrus and a flash of white flowers on the nose. The palate is chalky and mineral, with an elegant, silky texture.
Food pairing Food pairing
Kefalograviera cheese and Mediterranean cuisine based on fish and seafood. Served at 10 - 11 °C.
Origin Origin
The vineyards in Pyrgos and Imerovigli villages, Santorini Island, Cyclades.
Altitude: 30-380m. Soil: volcanic and dry.
Harvest: Handpicked, Mid-August.
Yield: 30 hl/he.
Age of vines: 40 years in average(basket-shaped).
Agriculture: Mild.
Vinification Vinification
Classic white vinification. Destemming, skin contact for 6 hours. Gentle pneumatic press. Fermentation temperature at 16-17 °C. Conservation in stainless steel tanks. Acidity: 6.2 g/L TA, pH: 3.05, Residual sugar: 3.8 g/L.

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