Description of Thalassitis 2018
- View: Color delicate yellow.
- Nose: hints of citrus with notes of orange blossom.
- Mouth: Good volume, fresh mineral notes and acid sensitive.
VINEYARD: The Thalassitis 2018 is produced by the winery Gaia Santorini Assyrtiko grapes, native variety of grape, DOP Santorini, Greece. All vineyards are located in the territories of Pyrgos, Episkopi and Akrotiri, and vines can reach 80 years of age, with a fairly low yield no more than 25 hectoliters per hectare. Although climatic conditions with higher temperatures throughout the year, the soil gives a very acid grapes.
GRAPES: 100% Assyrtiko.
Aging: This wine can be aged for a few years in the cellar.
PREPARATION: Harvest Agostini, for Assyrtiko grapes, early ripening sun. Harvesting is done manually, with careful selection of the best grapes, which are put in the cellar to be de-stemmed and then squeezed. The method of vinification is the traditional white, with separation of the must from the skins and the beginning of the fermentation in steel tanks at controlled temperature. After a while aging in barrels, after which the wine can be bottled and marketed.
PAIRING: Combines perfectly with seafood appetizers, fish, crustaceans and molluscs.
RECOMMENDED TEMPERATURE SERVICE: 10-12 ° C.
ALCOHOL: 13 °