Cabernet Franc Nikolaou

Varietal Composition: Dry Red Wine from 100% Cabernet Franc BIO grapes.

Origin: The grapes are organically grown in the private 0,4h vineyards of Nikolaou family at the area of Douramani, with an average vine age of 8 years and a yield of approximately 6000kg/he. No pesticides and fertilizers are used other than Bordeaux mixture, Sulphur and organic mulch (organic compost).

Production: Hand harvest takes place late September once the grapes reach the desired level of phenolic and alcoholic maturity. In cool temperature of 22oC the alcoholic fermentation with indige yeasts is taking place with the pigeage method for 10 days. After the malolactic fermentation we only add the bare minimum necessary quantity of Sulphur dioxide and let the wine rest in used barrels for 4 months before bottling.

Characteristics:Harmonical combination of pepper, coffee seeds aromas and black fruits with sharp acidity

Serving: At a temperature of 16-18oC.

Food combination: Meat dishes, light meals and spaghetti.

Alcoholic strength: 13o to 14o depending on the year.