The Mountaineer (Orivatis) Old Vines
A silky, floral white from the foothills of snow-capped mountains.
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8 in stock
Region/Location/Vineyard: Plates viticulture zone in Greece. Old vineyard (40 to 60 years old) situated at an altitude of 280 – 380m.
Vinification Method: Destemming, no crushing, cold soak-skin contact under controlled conditions, alcoholic fermentation at gradual increasing temperatures, maintenance of wine “sur lies” for two months with regular stirring.
Tasting Characteristics: On the nose, ripe peach and banana are combined with quince, Turkish delight and icing sugar. Medium volume body, intense, dry with perfectly balanced acidity, Pepper, ginger and mint compliment the quince, peach and grapefruit and all together lead to the good length, spicy aftertaste.
Best served at 11° C
Smoked trout, fresh crab, veal in cream sauce, roast chicken or spicy flavours like Asian-style pan fried duck.