Ktima Kokotou, Chardonnay, White, 2015
Price: £14.40
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Type: Dry White
Classification: Protected Geographical Indication Northern Slopes of Mt. Pendeli
Production: 3,000 bottles
Origin: Kokotos Estate vineyards in Stamata, Attiki at an altitude of 450 metres
Soil: Sand and clay, gently sloping
Microclimate: Sufficient winter rainfall and cool, dry summers
Grape Variety: Chardonnay
Harvest: First half of September
Vinification: Grapes are handpicked and transported in small crates which are place in cold storage for 24 hours. Grapes are then de-stemmed and gently pressed in a pneumatic press followed by static debourbage. Alcoholic fermentation in stainless steel tanks at controlled temperatures of 12-14οC, lasting approximately 15 days.
Ageing Potential: 1-2 years
Tasting Notes: Bright white-yellow colour with grey highlights. A delicate wine with aromas of green fruits with pear, lime and white peaches dominating. Full in the mouth, crunchy acidity which lasts to give a pleasing aftertaste.
Perfect match for grilled chicken or fish, pasta dishes with white sauces and yellow cheeses. Serve at 8-10οC
Analysis
Alcohol: 13,1% vol
Total Acidity: 6,1 g/L, as tartaric acid
Volatile Acidity: 0,23 g/L
pH: 3,15
Residual Sugar: 1 g/L
Free/Total SO2: 35/105 ppm