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Producer: Gaia WinesGrape Varieties: 100% AgiorgitikoOptimum Drinking: Within 6 yearsWine Style: Smooth fruity full bodied redAlcohol by Volume: 13%Closure: Natural CorkCountry: Greece
One of the pioneers of the modern Greek wine revolution Gaia Estate was established in 1994 by Greek winemakers Leon Karatsalos and Yiannis Paraskevopoulos. Operating two different wineries they make cutting edge wines in both Nemea and Santorini.Viticulture:The cool temperatures and steep inclination of the vineyards in Koutis give lower yields than other parts of Nemea.Soil:Chalky soils with good drainage.Vinification:Matured in old French oak casks for 12 months.Tasting Note:Soft red fruit on the nose with just a hint of toasty oak. On the palate, black cherry and red fruits are well balanced with the oak, harmonious, great structure and anice velvety finish. Agiorgitiko is the red grape of Nemea, it makes silky smooth, fruit-packed reds.Every day serving suggestion:Casserole, beef, game.
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