Protected Geographical Indication
Variety: 100% Merlot
Area: Ancient Kleones
Soil: Sand clay loam
Production: 5.8 lbs/acre (pounds per acre)
Alcohol: 13.5% alc./vol
Fortnightly Pre-fermentation Maceration of the pulp (skins and must).
Start at 10 ° C, to gradually rise and end of the fermentation to 20 °C, three recirculation per day.
Aged for 12 months in new French oak barrels.
Rich deep red.
Refine, expressive nose with aromas of ripe fruit and spice notes.
Very good body with powerful tannins. Mouth large, with nice aftertaste that with time evolves.
Transfer to open decanter and served at room temperature 16 °C – 18°C.
Accompanying juicy red meats with spicy sauces and cheeses.