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About the wine
An exceptional red wine that emerges from the best vineyards of the zone. It is inspired by the life (BIOS) and the spirit of the ancient Greeks, in an area where Aristotle taught Alexander the Great. A wine that highlights its ornate and unique character after ageing.
Linear at double lanyard
2.700 – 3.500 plants per hectare
10.000 kg grapes per hectare
Naoussa Viticultural Region, NW Macedonia
Clayey and Chalky
Xinomavro, Syrah & Merlot
August - September
Selected vineyards, attentive grape harvest in containers of 20 kg capacity in order to avoid crushing and oxidation during transportation. Classical method of red wine vinification with extraction of 5 - 6 days at 28 to 30° C. Defermentation and malolactic fermentation follow. Mixture before ageing.
12 months in barrel and 6 months in bottle
16° - 18°C
5 to 8 years
Bouquet / Palate
Vivid, velvet purple colour. A complex bouquet, which highlights the varieties xinomavro, merlot and syrah in combination with the aromas the oak barrels give. Soft wine with mild tannins and fruity aromatic taste.
Red meat and all types of cheese