2015 Santo-Wines Santorini Assyrtiko Reserve

Santo Wines


  • Santo-Wines Santorini Assyrtiko Reserve
  • Santo-Wines Santorini Assyrtiko Reserve

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Label Description Label Description-Classification
Dry White, Assyrtiko 100%, PDO Santorini, Rich, Green and Flinty, Vintage 2015, 6 months in barrel, Alc. 14% by Vol., Ageing Potential 5-8 years, Production: 3.000 bottles, Bottle Size: 750ml, Closure type: Natural Cork.
Awards-Tasting reviews Awards-Tasting reviews
2014, 89 pts, Wine Enthusiast, Vintage 2010.
2013, 92 points, Wine and Spirits, Year’s Best & Best Buy, Vintage 2010.
2013, 88 points, Decanter – Assyrtiko Grand Tasting, Vintage 2010.
Organoleptic Organoleptic
Deep lemon color, with golden highlights. The nose is vibrant with oaky elements reminiscent of vanilla, followed by citrus fruits on the background. Dry, with refreshing acidity and the classic Assyrtiko’s minerality. Oak flavors are well integrated with elegant citrus fruitiness on the palate. Persistent, long finish.
Food pairing Food pairing
Perfect company for Greek and European cuisine based on fish and sea food. 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 (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. At the beginning of the fermentation, the must is filled in oak barrels for the completion of the fermentation. Maturation for 6 months in oak barrels and ageing for 6 months in the bottle. Acidity: 6.12 g/L TA, pH: 3.11, Residual sugar: 3.3 g/L.

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