Single Block "Aghia Kiriaki"
Protected Georgraphical Indication (P.G.I) Florina
Varietal Composition: Assyrtiko 100%.
Block Location & Data: Aghia Kiriaki (2.45ha.)-40°40΄19.36"Ν - 21°43΄30.54"Ε
Region: Amyndeon Viticulture Zone.
Vineyard: Linear, privately owned 120ha vineyard at an altitude of 620-710 meters.
Soil: Alluvium, sandy, sandy clay soil of excellent drainage.
Climate: Semi continental with satisfactory rainfalls, significant snowfalls and warm, dry summers with fresh nights. Frequent north-west winds, absent of spring frost.
Yield: 0.80kg/m2 of active leave canopy. 57 HL/ha, post to green harvest and selection.
Vinification: Skin contact for 16 hours, controlled alcoholic fermentation in stainless steel tanks with cooling jackets, maintenance of wine "sur lies" for 8 months with regular stirring.
Tasting Characteristics: Crystal, bright sub-yellow- straw, with greenish hints. Nose intense and rich, complex, typical of the variety. Citrus, floral and white stone fruits. Excellent struscture, creamy and crisp. Long and persistent finish.
Vinegrower: Makis Mavridis.
Winemaker: Angelos Iatridis.