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
2018

Vineyard
Marathoriako, Praitoria, Messara valley

Altitude
150m

Soil
Sandy clay loam

Planting year
1995

Cultivation Method
Fairtrade

Training System
Double Guyot

Vinification
A 5-days color extraction at 14oC for each of the three varieties separately and alcoholic fermentation in stainless steel tanks for each variety separately.

Fermentation temperature
18-20°C

Maturation
The blend ages for 12months in French and American 2nd and 3rd used barrels of 225lt.

Alcohol 13.85% vol

Specific Gravity 0.9912 gr/lt

pH 3.52

Total acidity 6.17 gr/lt tartaric acid

Volatile acidity 0.59 gr/lt acetic acid

Residual sugars 1.8 gr/lt

Total SO2 120 mgr/lt

  • Serve at a temperature of 15 °C.
  • Aged cheeses such as gruyere and hard cheese.
  • Fatty fish (dusky grouper, white grouper).
  • Game and various cuts of medium rare beef.

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