2016 UWC Samos 'Vin-Doux', Muscat Blanc, Samos
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Sweet White, 'Vin de Liqueur', Muscat Blanc 100%, PDO Samos, Vintage 2016, Alc.15% by vol., Ageing potential 3-5 years, Production: 250.000 bottles, Bottle Size: 750ml, Closure type: Natural Cork.
2017, 87 pts, Decanter WWA UK, Vintage 2016.
2016, Gold, Selections Mondiales des Vins, Canada, Vintage 2015.
2015, Double Gold, China Wine Awards, Vintage 2014.
Pale golden color. Grapey and honeyed nose. Luscious on the palate with soft acidity and a dried apricot character.
Light desserts, blue cheese, yellow cheeses, cakes.
Served at 8 - 10 °C.
The semi-mountainous small-terraced vineyards of Samos Island, Aegean.
Altitude: 100-800m. Soil: sandy clay.
Harvest: Mid-August to late September.
Yield: 50-70 hl/he.
Age of vines: Over 50 years (average).
Ripe and healthy grapes. White vinification and must mud-removal process. The free-run juice ferments slowly in stainless steel tanks for a period of about six weeks. Before or upon commencement of fermentation, ethyl alcohol of vinicultural origin is added. Acidity: 4.6 g/L TA, pH: 3.45, Residual sugar: 201.0 g/L.