Type: Dry White
Classification: Protected Geographical Indication Northern Slopes of Mt. Pendeli
Origin: Kokotos Estate vineyards in Stamata, Attiki at an altitude of 420 metres
Soil: Sand and clay, gently sloping
Grape Variety: Chardonnay
Microclimate: Sufficient winter rainfall, regular snowfalls and cool, dry summers
Harvest: August 8th
Vinification: Grapes are handpicked and transported in small crates, put in cold storage overnight, at 6 οC. From there, they are de-stemmed, crushed and then gently pressed in our Bucher pneumatic press. Static debourbage follows and alcoholic fermentation takes place in stainless steel tanks, for approximately 18 days, at controlled temperatures of 12-14°C. Sur lie ageing treatment for 2 months.
Ageing Potential: 2-3 years
Tasting Notes: Straw color with grey highlights. Typical Chardonnay aromas on the nose, ripe fruit, white peach, melon and banana. Fruity and balanced mouth with crunchy acidity and a lemony aftertaste.
Food pairing: Ideal for fish, grilled chicken pasta dishes with vegetables and white sauces, and soft cheese. Serve at 8-10οC.