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RED XINOMAVRO-MERLOT

KAMARA BIO

Label: Kioutsoukis Estate Red

Origin: Northern Greece

Region: Slopes of Kamara- Oraiokastro Thessaloniki

Variety: Xinomavro- Merlot (70-30% blend)

Vintage: 2012

Tasting notes:

Medium deep purple cherryred color. Notes of strawberry pulp, cherry morello, bitter chocolate, dried tomatoes and tobacco. On the palate the aromas are confirmed, the wine seems rich in content and smooth, rich in extract despite the average alcohol content.

Vineyard notes:

Variety

Rootstock

Hectares/planted

Soil

Orientation

Altitude

Xinomavro

Richter 110

1.6ha/2008

Clay-Sand schist

Eastern

140m above sea level

Merlot

Richter 110

0.7ha/2008

Clay-Sand

Eastern

140m above sea level

 

Winemaking report:

The  two varieties are vinified separately and after the blending they age together for 1 year in French and American oak barriques and 2years in the bottle.

Aging potential:

Potential age up to 10 years. Ideal serving temperature 16-18ο C.

Food matches:

It could perfectly harmonise to a lamp cooked with sweet spices, red grilled meat, spicy sausages.

Technical analysis:

Alc

RS

TA

FSO2

TSO2

pH

13%

0.07

6.03

25.04

81.28

3.31