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Aftorizo Naoussa Terroir
AFTORIZO
Vintage
Vintage
Type
Red dry wine
Category
P.D.O. Naoussa
Alcohol
13.5%
Variety
100% Xinomavro
Vineyards

Single, ungrafted parcel of Xinomavro planted 53 years ago in the area of Fytia

Altitude

450 metres

Soil

Schist and granite

Microclimate

High altitude around the village of Fyteia ensures lower average temperatures. Big diurnal range during the ripening season and constant circulation of air from Vermio mountain bring freshness and elegance to the wine.

Harvest

10 October

Vinification

Grapes are 60% destemmed, fermented with indigenous yeasts and macerated for 20 days.

Maturation

12 months in 500-litre, second-use French oak barrels

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