2010 Santo-Wines Vinsanto, Assyrtiko-Aidani, Santorini
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Naturally Sweet White Wine from sun-dried grapes, Assyrtiko 85% - Aidani 15%, PDO Santorini, Vintage 2010, 3 years in barrel, Alc. 11.5% by Vol., Long ageing potential, Production: 25.000 bottles, Bottle Size: 500ml, Closure type: Natural Cork.
2017, Silver, IWSC, UK, Vintage 2010.
2016, Gold, Thessaloniki IWC, Vintage 2008.
2015, Gold, Challenge International Du Vin, Vintage 2007.
This classic dessert wine bears a deep orange-red color with brown tints. The nose is complex, ranging from sweet spices like cinnamon and cloves towards dried fruits such as apricots and raisins. Prolonged maturation of three years in oak barrels, delivers a mellow, velvety character, while balances the kicking acidity and reveals notes of honey and lemon.
Perfect as an aperitif or as a dessert accompanied by fruits. You can also enjoy it with dishes based on white meat or fish.
Served at 8-10 °C.
The vineyards in Pyrgos village, Santorini Island, Cyclades.
Altitude: Up to 380m. Soil: volcanic and dry.
Harvest: Handpicked, End of August.
Yield: 30 hl/he.
Age of vines: 40 years in average(basket-shaped).
Sundrying of the grapes for 8-10 days next to vineyards site. Slow fermentation for 40 days. Maturation in 225lt oak barrels(4th and 5th fill) over a period of 3 years. Acidity: 8.9 g/L TA, pH: 3.00, Residual sugar: 285.0 g/L.