Sigalas Nychteri PDO Grand Reserve Assyrtiko, 2012
Price: £50.60
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Type: White, PDO Santorini
Vintage: 2012 
Varietal Composition: Assyrtiko 100%
Region: Santorini, Cyclades
Alcohol Volume: 15%
History: “Nychteri” was traditionally named Santorini’s wine, from overripe Assyrtiko grapes. It was the wine coming from the floating must of the wine-press, characterized of residual sugar and alcohol volume over 15%.
Vinification techniques: Typical, white vinification techniques, where fermentation and ageing take place in old, oak barrels. The wine remains on the lees and in old oak barrels for 2 years and 1 year in the bottle.
Tasting characteristics: Complex aromas (dried fruits, nuts, honey, herbs, minerality) in the nose, rich and velvety texture in the mouth. Pairs well with poultry, fish, sea food and many kinds of cheese.
To be aged.