Προϊόν Description

    Impetus Red

    Grape varieties: Kotsifali (60%) – Merlot (20%) – Syrah (20%)

    Category
    Protected Geographic Indication Crete (P.G.I CRETE)

    Grape varieties
    Kotsifali (60%) – Merlot (20%) – Syrah (20%)

    Harvest
    2020

    Vineyard
    Marathoriako, Praitoria, Messara valley

    Altitude
    150m

    Soil
    Sandy clay loam

    Planting year
    1995

    Cultivation Method
    Fairtrade

    Training System
    Double Guyot

    Vinification
    Pre Fermentation extraction at 12°C for 24 h. Fermentation at 20-22°C.  Each variety is vinified separately

    Fermentation temperature
    20-22°C

    Maturation
    Blend: 12 months in French oak. 10% new oak. Bottle cellar maturation

    Alcohol 13.49% vol

    Specific Gravity 0.9946 gr/lt

    pH 3.50

    Total acidity 6.50 gr/lt tartaric acid

    Volatile acidity 0.60 gr/lt acetic acid

    Residual sugars 1.50 gr/lt

    Total SO2 144 mgr/lt

    • Starters: recipes with cheese, mushrooms, black beans, umami spices (cumin, coriander), garlic, tomato, salami, bacon, ham, porchini, shitake
    • Cheese: Cheddar, Smoked Gouda, Aged Gruyere, kefalotyri, Parmesan, pecorino, Manchengo
    • Red Meat: pork, lamb, goat, beef, cured meat, duck with intense umami sauces.

    DECANTER World Wine Awards (D.W.W.A)
    2022 | U.K.
    Bronze Medal | Vintage 2019

    DECANTER World Wine Awards (D.W.W.A)
    2020 | U.K.
    Bronze Medal | Vintage 2018