Varietal Composition: Mandilari 100%
Style: Dry Red
Classification: Protected Geographical Indication (PGI), Heraklion
Region: Partheni, Heraklion Crete
Vineyards: Mountain vineyards of the estate at an altitude of 600 meters.
Hand Harvest: Middle of September 2019.
Alcohol Content: 12,6% by Vol.
Vinification: Careful selection of low-yielding grape vines. Classic red wine vinification with frequent low
volume pumping over and fermentation temperature at 18°C. Malolactic fermentation and maturation in
oak barrels for 12 months. Can be cellared for 10 years or more.
Sensory Characteristics: Deep red.
Blueberry and wild cherry aromas, black pepper and paprika flavors, presence of leather and smoke.
Full bodied, oily with round tannins, its complex red fruit character with green pepper notes and spices
gives a long pleasant finish.
Harmony of flavors: Hunting, grilled meats with rich and spicy sauces.
Served at: 16-18°C