Protected Designation of Origin Rapsani
Varietal composition: Xinomavro, Stavroto, Krassato
Vinification: The winemaking emphasizes in long extraction and oxygenation aiming at the full exploitation of the phenolic and of the aromatic dynamics of the grapes. Traditional fermentation (10-12 days) in open-top cement tanks. Malolactic fermentation.
Maturation: 18 months in 300Lt French oak barrels (40% new – 60% 2nd and 3rd fill), then the wine ages at least 18 months in the bottle before its release.
Deep red color with tawny hues. The nose is dominated by vegetal and earthy aromas with ripe black fruit and vanilla on the background. The palate is dry, rich in robust tannins with acidity that balances the ripe fruit and the sweet spices. The oak is well integrated. Long and complex finish.
Aging: RAPSANI GRANDE RESERVE is a wine with great aging potential evolving the depth of its character.