THE "RED" SANTORINI
DRY RED WINE
VARIETY: Mavrotragano 100%
SOURCE OF GRAPES: Grapes were sourced from old vines of average 50 years of age, planted in the volcanic, stony soils of Pyrgos, Kamari and Megalochori at an altitude up to 450 m.
WINEMAKING: Classic red vinification with 24 hours pre-fermentantion cold soak. Matured in French oak for 24 months.
TASTING NOTE: Ripe nose offering black fruit, liquorice, chocolate and white pepper along with earthy notes. Opulent and velvety on palate with solid but ripe tannins. A dense wine with excellent ageing potential.
AGEING POTENTIAL: Up to 6-8 years from the vintage
SERVED: Decanting is suggested. Drink at 16-18°C.
FOOD AND WINE PAIR: A delicious match with prime steaks, such as a juicy rib-eye, meat casseroles with tomato sauce, mature yellow cheeses and charcuterie.