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Amethystos Red

It is the velvet child of the Amethystos family. Its purple bright color is the bequest of the small surface yields of Cabernet Sauvignon as well as of Merlot and the Greek Limnio.


ColorDeep, vivid purple colour

AromaFruity with notes of cherries, raspberry, spices and tobacco

TasteFull bodied, velvet, with intense aroma of plum. Good concentration and balanced acidity with firm, mature tannins. Long finish with hints of spices

AccompaniesOven baked pork, veal in tomato sauce

Ageing~ 15 years

VarietyCabernet. Sauvignon 70%, Merlot 20%, Agiorgitiko 10%

SoilAlkalic clay on a slope at 200-300m, with northern exposure

VinificationSelection, destemming, crushing fermentation, malolactic fermentation, ageing in new (30%) and old French oak barrels (12 months)

StabilizationLight filtration

Awards

  • Gold Medal, Challenge International du Vin 2012, France
  • Gold Medal, Selections Mandiales des Vins 2012, Canada
  • Gold Medal, Mundus Vini 2009, Germany
  • Trophee Excelence, Citadelles du Vin 2008, France