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XINOMAVRO YOUNG VINES
Vintage
Vintage
Type
Red dry wine
Category
P.D.O. Naoussa
Alcohol
13.0%
Variety
100% Xinomavro
Vineyards

A blend of higher altitude parcels around the village of Fytia and the warmer, lower elevation parcels adjacent to the village of Trilofos. Vines are young and non-irrigated.

Altitude

200-500 metres

Soil

Schist, granite and limestone

Microclimate

Naoussa’s region warm continental climate with moderate rainfall throughout the year. Cooling winds from Vermio mountain are crucial for the quality of the grapes.

Harvest

19 September - 10 October

Vinification

Grapes are hand-picked, 75% destemmed, macerated for 12-15 days and fermented in stainless steel tanks for 3 months.

Maturation

8 months in concrete tanks

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