RETSINA OF ATTICA VASSILIOU TRADITIONAL APPELATION DRY WHITE WINE
PRODUCER :DOMAINE VASSILIOU.
OENOLOGIST :George P.Vassiliou.
VARIETY :100% Savatiano.
REGION :Koropi Attica,Greece.
VINEYARD :From our 15 hectares vineyard spread at Koropi area. 100 % Savatiano
CLIMATE :Mild winter,dry summer.
VINTAGE :2nd and 3rd week of September.
VINIFICATION :Hand gathering of grapes. Carried to our winery in small lattices. Pure white vinification. Entirely fermented in stainless-steel tanks with temperature totally controlled (between 18-20 C).The addition of a small quantity of pine-resin to the must during fermentation offers a unique taste.We add 500 gr resin /tonne of must when the alcoholic fermentation begins. The power of the fermentation dissolves the resin and gives this characteristic flavor to the wine.
BOTTLING :In our Winery at Koropi First bottled in 2000.
TASTING CHARACTERISTICS :A unique dry white wine from the homeland of Retsina.The unique aroma of resin combined with the rich bouquet of Savatiano grape variety, offers an unforgettable pleasure and distictive taste.
ALC/VOL :12% SUGAR :2 gr/lt ACIDITY :4,5 gr/lt
ACCOMPANIES :Greek traditional gastronomy,especialy sea foods, Japanese food
AWARDS : Concours international du vin Thessalonique – Medaille d’argent