Menexes Orange Vilana
Varietal Composition: 100% Vilana
Region: Heraklion, Kampos, Crete
Vinification: Vineyard is east-facing at a 350m altitude with a yield of 38hL/ha. Crushing and then spontaneous fermentation, 20 days maceration. Remaining on the fine lees in clay amphora for 6 months with regular stirring. Bottled unfined and unfiltered. Only 600 bottles produced in 2020. Soil is a sandy clay.
Suitable for Vegetarians and Vegans
Menexes Winery, Kampos, Crete
A small family winery in the hills above Heraklion where they cultivate indigenous varietals in the sandy-clay soil at altitudes of around 350m. The make a traditional orange wine from the white Vilana grape in large clay amphora.