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Gaia Notios Red Agiogitiko 2015

Gaia Notios Red Agiogitiko 2015
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Producer:  Gaia Wines
Grape Varieties:  100% Agiorgitiko
Optimum Drinking:  Within 5 years
Wine Style:  Full bodied fruity red
Alcohol by Volume:  13.5%
Closure:  Natural Cork
Country:  Greece

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Gaia Notios Red Agiogitiko 2015

 

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.

 

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 a nice velvety finish. Agiorgitiko is the red grape of Nemea, it makes silky smooth fruit packed reds.

Style:                   Full bodied

Variety:               100% Agiorgitiko

Viticulture:          Agiorgitiko is a red grape variety indigenous to Greece. Old vines are planted on south-west facing slopes at an altitude of 650m near to the village of Koutsi.

Region:                Nemea

Soil:                     Type Volcanic

Winemaker:         Leon Karatsalos and Yiannis Paraskevopoulos

Closure:               Synthetic

Fermentation:      Matured in French oak casks for 6 months, no fining or filtration was needed.

Alcohol:                13.5%

Food:                     Casserole, beef, game.

Awards:                 Shortlist Medal at 2009 Sommelier Wine Awards

 

 

 


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