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WINES

Single Block “Aghia Kiriaki”
White
Protected Geographical Indication (P.G.I.) Florina
Varietal Composition: Assyrtiko 100%.
Block Location & Data: Aghia Kiriaki (2,45 ha.) -
40°40°19.36”N - 21°43°30.54”E.
Region: Amyndeon Viticulture Zone.
Vineyard: Linear, privately owned |20ha 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 summer with fresh nights. Frequent north-west winds, absent of spring frost.
Yield: 0,80 kg/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 structure, creamy and crisp. Long and persistent finish.
Vinegrower: Makis Mavridis.
Winemaker: Angelos latridis.

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