Dry Red Wine
Protected Geographical Indication Agora
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This unique wine with distinctive personality from our vineyards in Agora – Drama combines the cosmopolitan Merlot and the Mediterranean temperament of Grenache Rouge.
Type of wine: Dry Red Wine.
Appellation: Protected Geographical Indication Agora.
Varietals: Merlot 85%, Grenache Rouge 15%.
Production Area: Northern Greece, in Macedonia, at the local community of Agora, in the valley and the low hills on the South-East of Drama town.
Vineyards: This variety is grown in linear vineyards planted in soils of average composition in the region of Agora, oriented from north to south.
Harvest: Mid September.
Vinification Method: Classic red wine vinification without malolactic fermetation. The pre-fermentation extraction (skin contact method) is applied for achieving fragrance complexity.
Total Acidity: 4,65 g/l
Residual Sugar : 2,78 g/l
Tasting Notes: Bright ruby color with purple highlights. An intricate nose of intense fresh red berries, cherry, raspberry and pomegranate aromas accompanied by fig and gooseberry. Feel the freshness and the vividness accompanied with the juicy, delicious fruit and some sweet spicy notes. It has a balanced mouth with soft tannins and pleasant aftertaste.
Aging: Can be drunk young, but also responds to further aging, for up to 5-6 years after harvest.
Perfect Pairing: Served at 16-18oC, an excellent match for rich cooked dishes of Mediterranean cuisine, grilled vegetables and braised meat stew with light sauces. Taste it also with medium strong cheeses and fruits.