Protected Geographical Indication Heraklion
Grape Varieties: Cabernet Sauvignon & Merlot
Region: Arkadi and Apostoli, Heraklion
Terroir: Altitude of 450-500 meters, non-irrigated mountainside vineyards, low-fertility argillo-calcareous soil, royat pruning, yields of 56-64hl/ha. Vineyards aged over 10 years, that produce wine with fruity aromas. Especially during the summer months, north winds create a cool environment.
Oenology: Separate winemaking for each variety. Extraction for 8-10 hours, followed by fermentation at 15-18ο C with the addition of selected yeasts which unfold the fruity substance of the varieties.
Personality: Fiery orange color with soft pink nuances and aromas of forest fruits with dominant blackberry and plum. Balanced and fruity flavor, with fine acidity.