Gaia Wild Ferment Assyrtiko

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Gaia Wines
Grape Varieties
Optimum Drinking
Within 4 years
Wine Style
Bone dry, minerally white
Alcohol by Volume
Natural Cork
Style / Colour


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: " class pedigree...salty, briny, a hint of lemon peel...a glittering, dazzling uber-dry white wine with wreaths of delicate smoke and a compelling salty core..." (The Wine Gang's)

Style:                 Dry, minerally

Variety:              Assyrtiko

Viticulture:        The native 80 year old Assyrtiko vines are carefully hand weaved into basket shapes and the grape bunches are coerced into growing inside the basket of the canes. The winds can be so fierce in this area that the basket vines are of great advantage.

Region:              Santorini (Aegean Islands)

Soil Type:          Volcanic (porous with high mineral content)

Winemaker:       Leon Karatsalos and Yiannis Paraskevopoulos

Closure:             Synthetic

Fermentation:   Natural fermentation using only natural yeasts.

Alcohol:             13.5%

Food:                Aperitif, shellfish, fresh cheeses


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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