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Douloufakis 'Dafnios' Vidiano Old Vintages (set of 4)

A Vidiano Vertical from Douloufakis, arguable the master of the Cretan variety Vidiano. The collector's wooden case of 4 vintages (currently 2016 - 2019) highlights the ageing potential and evolution of Vidiano, one of Greece's most promising white varieties. Fresh apricot and peach aromas develop into complex butter, melon, wax and flint. Best served at 9⁰C - 10⁰C and open more than one bottle at the same time to compare and contrast. Accompanies fish, white meat, veg dishes and pulses.
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£100.00

Type: Dry White
Varietal Composition: Vidiano 100%
Region: PGI Dafnes, Crete, Greece
Vinification: Classic white vinification with fermentation at 18°C in stainless steel tanks.

Suitable for Vegetarians and Vegans

Douloufakis Winery, Dafnes, Crete

The tradition and history of the Douloufakis family in vineyard cultivation and production started in 1930 when grandfather Dimitris Douloufakis first established a professional winery in the village of Dafnes in Crete. Today the business is continued by Dimitris’ grandson Nikolas Douloufakis who, having studied oenology in Italy (at Alba Intituto Agrario-Spezialitato in Diviticultura e Enologia) has renewed the production of superior quality wines from his own vineyards. The Douloufakis Winery vineyards are situated on hilly slopes at an altitude of 350 metres. They cover 10 hectares and are located within the region of Dafnes. The vine varieties planted are Vilana, Vidiano, Muscat of Spina, Malvasia, Mandilari, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Liatiko, Kotsifali, Cabernet Sauvignon, Sangiovese, and Syrah. Apart from privately owned vineyards, grapes are sourced from local farmers who cultivate their own vineyards in the same area. Douloufakis are famous for the production of the single-vineyard 'Aspros Lagos' Vidiano, a white cretan variety, as well as the PDO Liatiko red.

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