Damascenos

CATEGORY: Naoussa PDO

About the wine

An aged smoked wine from the Xinomavro variety that has been specially selected from vineyards that meet our strict quality criteria. Having inherited multiple and successive distinctions in competitions and wine tastings, it represents the Flagship of the Xinomavro variety of the zone of Naoussa.

Vineyards

Linear at double lanyard

Planting density

2.700 – 3.500 plants per hectare

Maximum Production

10.000 kg grapes per hectare

Wine region

Naoussa Viticultural Region, NW Macedonia

Soil

Clayey and Chalky

Grape Variety

Xinomavro

Type

Red Dry

Harvested

September - October

Vinification

 Fermentation is performed in stainless steel tanks at 28 - 30°C. The desirable colour is achieved within 5 - 7 days of extraction. Malolactic fermentation follows the end of alcoholic fermentation.

Ageing

18 months in barrel and 6 months in bottle.

Tasting Temperature

16° - 18°C

Cellar

5 to 8 years

Bouquet / Palate

In the nose,  aromas of dry fruits dominate such as cinnamon and wood. By stirring the wine we have vanilla, tomato, olive and chocolate aromas. Robust wine, complex with rich body, conserving a persistent but calm coarseness due to soft and well structured tannins.

Food Pairing

Lamb, red meat and spicy cheese

Technical Data

Alcohol

13%

Total Acidity

5,7 g/l

Residual Sugar

1,8 g/l

pH

3.3

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