2013 Sigalas 'Nychteri', Assyrtiko, Santorini

Domaine Sigalas


  • Sigalas 'Nychteri', Assyrtiko, Santorini
  • Sigalas 'Nychteri', Assyrtiko, Santorini

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Label Description Label Description-Classification
Dry White, Assyrtiko 100%, PDO Santorini, Rich, Complex and Flinty, Vintage 2013, Alc. 15% by Vol., Ageing Potential 10-12 years, Production: 5.000 bottles, Bottle Size: 750ml, Closure type: Natural Cork.
Awards-Tasting reviews Awards-Tasting reviews
2015, 95 points, Robert Parker, The Wine Advocate, Vintage 2011.
Organoleptic Organoleptic
Yellow colour with golden hues. Complex nose, with aromas of ripe citrus, honeysuckle, nuts and minerality. Excellent structure, with an acidity which brings the flavours to the fore, and some residual sugar that gives a special character to Nychteri.
Food pairing Food pairing
Fatty fish, smoked cheese, duck in orange sauce, stew with white sauce. Served at 10 - 11 °C.
Origin Origin
The vineyards of Santorini Island, Cyclades.
Altitude: 100-350m. Soil: Volcanic and dry.
Harvest: Handpicked, Mid-August.
Yield: 30 hl/he.
Age of vines: Over 50 years.
Agriculture: Mild.
Vinification Vinification
Traditionally, Assyrtiko grapes were pressed the night after their harvest in order to give the famous Nychteri. The fermentation and ageing take place in old, oak barrels and on the lees for 30 months. Nychteri is released in the Market after 3 years.
Acidity: 6.6 g/L TA, Residual sugar: 4.5 g/L.

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