Aoton Savatiano

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Description

Grape Varieties: 100% Savatiano

TASTING NOTES

It has a medium lemon color with golden hues. Complex nose with aromas of citron and lime but also floral notes such as honeysuckle and lemon blossoms dominate. Peach, dough, melon, grapefruit, and butter hints complement the aromatic whole.

In the mouth, it has medium to full body, moderate (+) acidity, and an oily texture. Ripe citrus fruits such as lemon, orange, and kumquat, notes of bread, wet stone, peach, and honey fill-up the mouth in every sip.

Additional information

Size

0,75L

Winemaking

Harvest – Night harvest by hand-picking of the grapes.
Vinification – The grapes, after the end of the night-harvest and before sunrise, are carried to the winery in small lattices, maintaining their freshness and the low temperature of the night. This is followed by their separation from the stems, as they are concentrated in the stainless steel tanks for skin contact. They stay there, with the help of refrigeration, for approximately 10 days, in order to start the alcoholic fermentation, by the indigenous – wild yeasts that are found on the fruit and in the vineyard. During this period, every 24 hours, 10% of the fermented grape must is collected from the bottom of the tank, as it is transferred to the fermentation tank, in order to separate from the grapes, while 10% of the freshly harvested grapes fill again the tank from the top. After the end of the fermentation, the fresh wine remains for 10 months with the fine lees, applying the "batonnage" method.

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