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Naoussa Alta
NAOUSSA ALTA
Vintage
Vintage
Type
Red dry wine
Category
P.D.O. Naoussa
Alcohol
12.5%
Variety
100% Xinomavro
Vineyards

Several parcels around the village of Fytia. 25 years-old, non-irrigated and certified organic vines.

Altitude

450-650 metres

Soil

Schist and granite

Microclimate

Naoussa region has a warm continental climate, tempered by the cooling winds coming either from Vermio mountain or from the sea. Lower temperatures linked to high altitude, and big diurnal range during ripening season offer freshness and elegance to the wines.

Harvest

5 - 17 October

Vinification

Grapes are macerated for 18 days with a small percentage being whole cluster, fermented with indigenous yeasts for 1 to 3 months.

Maturation

8 months in French oak vats

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