Gaia Notios Red Agiogitiko

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Producer
Gaia Wines
Grape Varieties
Agiorgitiko
Optimum Drinking
Within 5 years
Wine Style
Full bodied fruity red
Alcohol by Volume
13.5%
Closure
Screwcap
Country
Greece
Style / Colour
Red

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

 

 

 

The technical information on this wine is correct to the best of our knowledge at the time of publication. This information may be subject to change according to vintage

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