Dry White Wine
PROTECTED GEOGRAPHICAL INDICATION SLOPES
P.G.I SLOPES OF PAIKO VALTARA
Vine Grower: Valtaras Alexandros
Average age of vines: 5 Years
Varieties: Malagouzia (100%)
Yield: 8.000 Kgr/ha
Certification Quantity: 15hl
Charismatic, white, Greek variety of Nafpaktia that in 1970 approached the limits of extinction. The cultivated areas were increased in the 80s by winemakers with vision and today it is among the rising Greek varieties. White flowers and citrus characterize the aromas of the grapes that will produce high quality, medium acidity wines. In Greece, 4,700 ha are cultivated, with Fthiotida, Thessaloniki, Aitoloakarnania and Halkidiki being the most important areas of cultivation of the variety.
Classical Pre-enzymatic extraction at 10°C for 6 hours. Alcoholic fermentation in stainless steel cooled tanks at a temperature of 14-16°C. Stirring (bâtonnage) of the fine lees for a few months, a process that determines the oily character of the wine.
Wine of particular elegance with fine characteristics of bergamot, unripe apricot and lime. Subtle unethical notes of lemongrass and mint give a subtle freshness that combines a cool and soft floral finish.
It is served cool at 10-12°C. It goes well with seafood, poultry, pasta with light sauces and salads of fresh Mediterranean vegetables as well as with Asian cuisine.