Mavri Drys

CATEGORY: Naoussa PDO

About the wine

When time "marries" the excellent Xinomavro from selected vineyards with the lightly smoked French oak barrel, the "Black Oak" is born… A wine of long aging that highlights the impressive evolution of the variety over the years and it has been produced in a strictly limited number of bottles.

Vineyards

Linear bilateral shapes

Planting density

2,700 - 3,500 plants per hectare

Maximum Production

10,000 kg per hectare

Wine region

Viticultural Zone of Naoussa, NW Macedonia

Soil

Clay & Calcareous

Grape Variety

Xinomavro

Type

Red Dry

Harvested

September - October

Vinification

Classic method of red vinification with modern techniques that increase the dynamics of the variety. Fermentation is completed in stainless steel tanks at 26-28 ° C. The extraction of the dye and the tannins takes 5-7 days. Malolactic fermentation follows alcoholic fermentation.

Ageing

36 months in the barrel and 12 months in the bottle

Tasting Temperature

16° - 18°C

Cellar

5 to 8 years

Bouquet / Palate

Deep red with brown highlights. Typical bouquet of aromas of dried fruits, cinnamon and a sense of French oak. Full wine with rich body, soft with aftertaste of black fruits and vanilla.

Food Pairing

Ideal for lamb, red meat and spicy cheeses.

Technical Data

Alcohol

14%

Total Acidity

6,1 g/l

Residual Sugar

2,5 g/l

pH

3,5

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