Protected Geographical Indication Slopes of Paiko (PGI)
Varietal composition: 100% Assyrtiko
Vineyard: Linear layout of organically cultivated vineyard in Fyliria (Wine- growing region of Goumenissa)
Soil: Medium textured sandy clay soil in Fyliria
Vinification: Grapes are carefully hand selected and gently crushed before
undergoing pre-fermentation cold maceration for 2 days. Following this cold soak, the skins are separated from the juice and spontaneous fermentation is allowed to take place in 6 years old French oak barrels, with no additives, fining or filtration, and with very low sulfur level, added before bottling. Following fermentation, the wine is aged in the same French oak barrels for an additional 3 months.
Aging: 3 months in old French oak barrels, 6 months in the bottle.
Organoleptic features:This white wine has golden tones and a low level of turbidity. The bouquet has essence of citrus, lime, white-fleshed fruits, green apple, and honey. It is full bodied, round in the mouth, with high acidity and a long-lasting finish.