Varietal Composition: Malagouzia 80%- Mandilaria 20%
Vinification techniques: The grapes are hand-picked and placed in small crates. After the harvest, the grapes are taken immediately into the winery. Cooling the grapes at 8 °C, destemming and pre-fermentation maceration of the two varieties together for 14 hours at 10 °C. Static settling, pressing and fermentation with cultured yeasts at controlled temperature (18 °C) in small stainless steel tanks. After fermentation the wine is left on the lees for three months with frequent stir.
Tasting characteristics:Bright pale salmon colour. Intense aromas of spring flowers, red fruit and hints of mineral notes.Rich aromas on the palate accentuated by crispy, fresh notes and a spicy aftertaste.
Serving tips: Serving at 8-12 C.
Food Pairing: Accompanies salads, white meat such as poultry and rabbit, mixed fried vegetables, fried fish, shrimp or lobster pasta, traditional Greek dishes such as shrimp saganaki, stuffed tomatoes, green beans, beef stew with orzo pasta.
The soils are mainly limestone and schist with some gravel sites too. Sourrounded by the sea, Attica’s winters and cool summers provide ideal conditions for viticulture.
Mylonas Winery has gained a significant amount of awards such as Decanter World Wine Awards, Decanter Asia Wine Awards etc.