Kydonitsa Nikolaou

Varietal Composition: Dry White Wine from 100% Kydonitsa BIO grapes.

Origin: The grapes are organically grown in the private 1h vineyards of Nikolaou family at the area of D╬┐uramani, with an average vine age of 6 years. The slope of the selected vineyard parcels is 2%, with south orientation and a yield of approximately 800 kg per acre. No pesticides and fertilizers are used other than Bordeaux mixture, Sulphur and organic mulch ( organic compost).

Production: Hand harvest takes place early September once the grapes reach the desired level of phenolic and alcoholic maturity. They are cooled at 4oC and go through skin contact cold extraction at 8oC for 10 hours. Using only the free-run, they are put through the alcoholic fermentation process with indigenous yeasts, which takes place in stainless steel controlled temperature tanks at 17oC in order to bring out the entire bouquet of the variety. In keeping with the principles of organic farming, we only add the bare minimum necessary quantity of Sulphur dioxide.

Characteristics:Vibrant citrus fruit aromas, sweet buttery aftertaste with balanced acidity.

Serving: At a temperature of 12oC.

Food combination: Light meals and seafood.

Alcoholic strength: 13o