2015 Tselepos 'Canava Chryssou', Assyrtiko, Santorini
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Dry White, Rich, Green and Flinty, Vintage 2015, PDO Santorini, Grape variety Assyrtiko 100%, Alc. 13.5% by vol., Ageing potential 5-6 years, Production: 31.000 bottles, Bottle Size: 750ml, Closure type: Natural Cork.
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Bright, straw blonde colour. Fine aromas of citrus, hints of iodine and a sense of minerality, which comes up stronger through the years. Robust and well balanced in the mouth, long lasting fruity aftertaste.
Delightful with seafood and fish.
Served at 10 - 11 °C.
Chryssou's family vineyards at Emporio, Akrotiri and Pyrgos in Santorini Island, Cyclades.
Altitude: 50-300m. Soil: sandy, volcanic with high porosity, rich in ash and pumice.
Harvest: hand-picked between 10 and 20 of August. Yield: 15 hl/he.
Age of vines: Over 50 years. Agriculture: Mild.
Alcoholic fermentation in stainless steel tanks at 16-17 °C and stay in the lees for 3 months. Acidity: 5.9 g/L TA, Residual sugar: 1.8 g/L.