CATEGORY : NAOUSSA PDO
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.
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
September - October
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.
18 months in barrel and 6 months in bottle.
16° - 18°C
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.
Lamb, red meat and spicy cheese