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Chatzivaritis Estate 'Migma' PetNat Rosé Negoska-Xinomavro

Rose petals and turkish delight, dry but with plenty of rich red plum and cherry fruit. Exceptionally soft and fruity. The aromas are carried through to the palate. Delicious. The Chatzivariti Rosé PetNat is a co-fermentation of skin contact Negoska and Xinomavro finished in the bottle which means the wine is naturally sparkling and contains yeast lees to refresh it! An exceptionally clever blend. The excellent quality of the grapes are transformed from press to bottle to form a miraculous pink fizz that screams freshness, but with lovely floral and strawberry fruit flavours.

Type: Sparkling Rosé
Varietal Composition: 70% Negoska, 30% Xinomavro
Region: Goumenissa, Macedonia
Vinification: Very careful selection of grapes, after a few hours cold maceration individually, the two varieties are combined and allowed to spontaneously ferment. The fermenting must is then bottled to produce a natural sparkling wine in the Pétillant Naturel (PetNat) style. After 6 months in the bottle on the lees, they are degorged by hand. No sulphur is added. Linear layout of organic farming in Fyliria. Soil is medium-textured clayey-sandy.

Suitable for Vegetarians and Vegans

Chatzivaritis Estate, Goumenissa, Macedonia

The Chatzivaritis Estate is located in the Goumenissa appellation of Central Macedonia. The first 5 hectares of vineyard were established by Vangelis Chatzivaritis in the Bindabla area in 1994, and from there expansion was undertaken gradually in Filyria. Today the vineyard consists of 18 organically tended hectares, focused on several Greek varieties — Xinomavro, Negoska, Roditis and Assyrtiko — while also cultivating smaller areas of Sauvignon Blanc, Merlot, Chardonnay, and Cabernet Sauvignon. Local storytellers would have it said that the indigenous Greek varieties of Xinomavro and Negoska (from which the PDO Goumenissa is produced) were used to create the preferred wine of King Philip of Macedonia, father of Alexander the Great. To this Vangelis Chatzivaritis says: "Our story is far less grandiose. But it is a story made out of long summer Mediterranean-style family gatherings, endless late night discussions intoxicated by the love for winemaking and a wine that speaks for itself."
In 2017, the daughter of Vangelis and Olga – Chloe – decided to return to Greece after studying oenology in France and Portugal and having worked in wineries around the world. When she returned, she brought with her her passion and experience for low intervention wines and immediately started making a new range of wines without interventions and experimenting with new wine making techniques, such as petnat (pétillant naturel) and carbonic maceration. Chloe is now one of the leading young winemakers in Greece.

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