Douloufakis Winery, Aspros Lagos, Vidiano, White

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Type: White P.G.I. Crete
Varietal Composition: Vidiano 100%.The cretan variety Vidiano was neglected and almost had become extinct but due to the tireless efforts of the winemakers came back to the front stage.
Region: Dafnes (350 metres altitude), Crete, Greece.
Vinification: Classic white vinification with fermentation in barrels.Fermented and matured in barrels for 5 months. New and 2nd year barrels, 60% acacia wood barrels and 40% French oak.
Analytical Data: Alcohol: 13,5% vol.
Tasting Characteristics: Gold color with lemon glints. Aromas of citrus and white flowers. Rich flavour, round body and nose of ripe fruit with long vanilla aftertaste.
Cool temperature about 10°C.
Best enjoyed with pasta with seafood or grilled fish

About our producer:
The tradition and history of Douloufakis Family in vineyard cultivation and production started in 1930 when the grandfather Dimitris Douloufakis first established the professional wine production in old traditional premises.
Nowadays the vineyard cultivation and wine-production tradition of the Family is continued by the grandson Nikolas Douloufakis.
Having studied Oenology in Italy (Alba Intituto Agrario-Spezialitato in Diviticultura e Enologia) he has proceeded to the renewing of the wine premises and to the production of superior quality wines from his own vineyards.

Douloufakis Winery vineyards are situated in hill slopes at an altitude of 350 meters and the cultivation is done by mechanical means. They cover 10 hectares and are located within the vine region of Dafnes, in Greece. The vine varieties planted are: Vilana, Vidiano, Muscat White (of Spina), Malvasia, Mandilari, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Liatiko, Kotsifali, Cabernet Sauvignon, Sangiovese and Syrah. Apart from  privately owned vineyards, grapes are sourced from farmers who cultivate their own vineyards in the same area.