Type: Red Dry, PDO Santorini
Varietal Composition: 75% Assyrtiko, 15% Athiri, 10% Aidani
Region: PDO Santorini, Pyrgos and Imerovigli villages
Winemaking: Classic white vinification. Destemming, skin contact for 6 hours. Gentle pneumatic press. Fermentation temperature at 16-17οC. Conservation in stainless steel tanks. Stabilization, filtering and bottling.
Residual sugars (gr/lt): 3.7
Total acidity (gr tartaric acid/ lt): 6.00
Tasting Characteristics: A clear, lemon color of medium intensity. Expressive flowery aromas on the nose, along with green fruits, such as green apple and pear. On the palate it is dry, with crispy-refreshing acidity, in great balance with the delicate floral and fruity flavors. Just an elegant touch of oak, contributes to the overall balance. Long and pleasant aftertaste.
An ideal partner for grilled fish and white meat.
The Union of Santorini Cooperatives, SantoWines was founded in 1947. Today, it consists of the largest organization of the island representing all the cultivators and counting 1.200 active members. SantoWines is committed to safeguarding the local traditional cultivations , producing highest quality Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) Santorini wines and products as well as promoting sustainable agriculture development.
SantoWines’ R&D invests in the ongoing development of cultivation and vinification techniques, while it aims at the preservation of the biodiversity through the operation of a nursery of autochthonous varieties, a solid base for study and trial cultivation of local grapes.
The traditional cultivations of the farmers-members of our cooperative, guarantee the authenticity and the premium quality of our products.
The promotion of all Santorini products is the most important mission of the Cooperative. PDO Santorini wines, PDO Santorini Tomato, PDO Santorini Fava, capers, caper leaves, as well as local sweet preserves, like tomato or Koufeto belong to the wide range of the Santo products of pure Santorini taste that is available for everyone to enjoy !