ID Agiorgitiko

Agiorgitiko is one of the two flaghship varieties promoting Greece around the world. As a multidimensional variety it is capable of producing a wide range of different wine styles like refreshing roses to full bodied sweet ones.
Fresh agiorgitiko wines have a medium deep red color with intense aromas of small red fruits like berries, plum, strawberry, medium acidity and soft tanins.
Most of the wines produced from agiorgitiko grapes age in oak barrels. We vinified ID Agiorgitiko in stainless steel keeping fresh and pronounced all the typical characteristics of the variety identiry.
This fresh agiorgitiko combines all the characteristics of the “iDentity” of the variety. Of medium deep red colour, with an intense aroma of red fruit, well balanced acidity with soft tannins. Unfiltered.

PAIRS WELL WITH:

Barbecue
Red Sauces
Mousaka

SERVED AT:

61 – 65 °F

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DETAILS

COUNTRY

Greece

REGION

Peloponesse

LOCATION

Asprokampos - Nemea

ALTIDUTE

2500 ft

WINE TYPE

Red

STYLE

Dry

VINTAGE

2017

ALC BY VOL

12.50%

VARIETIES

Agiorgitiko 100%

APPELATION

PGI Peloponesse

VINIFICATION

The grapes remain in the fridge at 46˚F for 48 hours. The grapes are destemmed and cold extracted for 12 hours. Following a short maceration on the skins, the free run must is transferred to a tank, where the malolactic fermentation takes place. The wine is bottled without being filtered.

Achaia

Slopes of Aigialia

The vineyards, are particular in form and position. It is a charming place to go sightseeing as it consists one of the most plentiful vineyards in Greece.The cultivation of these grapevines is ideal due to the northern and northeastern exposure of the slopes as they are not overexposed to the sun during the summer months, however at the same time they bask in the cool breeze of the Corinthian Gulf.The exceptional climatic conditions as well as the various fertile types of land that have been formed from old geological alluvial soil and the existence of good drainage everywhere due to the incline and the lowest yield from the rest of Achaia, contribute to the production of top quality wines.

GRAPE VARIETIES OF THIS WINE: