Naoussa Grande Reserve
CATEGORY : NAOUSSA PDO
An aged red dry wine from selected vineyards of Naoussa that has obtained its dark red color and exquisite velvety taste after spending two years in a barrel and another two years in the bottle. A full-bodied wine with ripe tannins and aromas of dried fruit and spices.ABOUT THE WINE
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
Selection of vineyards, attentive grape harvest in containers of 20kg capacity in order to avoid crushing and oxidation during transportation. Classical method of red wine vinification with extraction of 5 - 6 days at 28 - 30°C. Defermentation and malolactic fermentation follow.
24 months in barrel and 24 months in bottle.
16° - 18°C
5 to 8 years
BOUQUET / PALATE
Charasteristic deep red colour. The nose is big yet elegant with aromas, which will reveal themselves if you let the wine breath for one hour. A balanced wine with round full body taste and velvet impression in mouth. This a robust wine characterised by an abundance of mature tannins and long finish.
Game, red meat and spicy cheese