Variety Composition: Tannat 100%.
Location: “Hedgehog” sub-region. 690m altitude, with northern exposure, facing
Petron lake and mount Voras.
Region: Amyndeon plateau. Amyndeon viticulture zone.
Vineyard: 69ha of Linear, privately owned vineyard situated at an altitude of 620-710 m.
Soil: Sandy - sandy clay soil of excellent drainage.
Climate: Semi continental with important precipitations, many snowfalls during winters.
Fresh, rather dry summers, with cool nights. Year long Northwestern winds. Absence of
Harvest: Manual harvesting in small picking boxes.
September 18th 2006.
Yield: 3.100 kg / ha, for the 2006 harvest, post to green harvest & selection.
Density of Plantation: 3.900 shoots / ha.
Vinification Method: Destemming, no crushing, cold soak - skin contact under controlled
conditions, alcoholic fermentation at gradual increase temperatures, maintenance of
wine “sur lie” for eight months with regular stirring.
Ageing: Eighteen months in Allie - Bertrange at 200% (9+9) new oak casks medium
toast. No treatment or filtration before bottling and eighteen months in bottles.
Analytical Data: Alcohol: 14,5% vol., Total acidity: 6,1 g/l., Residual sugar: 3,1 g/l.,
Tasting Characteristics: Fine, rich, intense. Some black crystalline fruit, spices, cassis.
Quite complex, very long. Develops in mouth very good.
Agronomist-Viticulture Experts: Dr Stefanos Koundouras.
Vine Grower: Makis Mavridis.
Wine Maker: Angelos Iatridis.